Mourning the loss of Military Service

A year ago, I attended my first military event since I had left the military behind. Even though I had transitioned out of the military five years earlier I was still processing my loss of military service. And going to this event turned out to be an eye-opening experience. Crucial in the healing process.  When […]

From the Hall of West Point to Iraq

From the Hall of West Point to Iraq

Are you looking to join the military through one of the military academies? One of the best ways to get advice is to talk to someone who has attended a military academy. Jasmin attended West Point and can help you if you dream of attending West Point too. Check out her story on the Women of the Military podcast.

Dealing with the Challenges of Dual Military Life

Episode 37: Dual Military Life Challenges My guest today is Sherry Eifler. Sheri is a former Army soldier turned devoted Army wife and mom makes her home where the Army sends her husband of over 25 years, Brian, and together they embrace the adventure of military family life with their three amazing children and faithful […]

Dealing with Infertility in the Military

Kerry was an officer in the US Coast Guard. She attended the Coast Guard Academy and graduated with a degree in Marine Science, but the Coast Guard needed Engineers so she spent her first five years in the Coast Guard doing Engineering work. She ended up bouncing around to different jobs and not following the […]

Being a Single Mother in the Army

My guest today is Teressa Boone. Teressa served 15 years in the U.S. Army. She was medically retired after being diagnosed with combat post-traumatic stress disorder. As a way to begin her healing process, she created Amitza Media Independent – Am I, LLC, an accessible and online establishment to expose the personal matters of U.S. […]

Life is What You Make It

Welcome to today’s episode of Women of the Military today’s guest is Kelly Rodriguez. K Kelly is a Retired Army veteran who served for 21 years. She is an Army spouse, Army Mom, grandmother and special assistant for Global World On Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial Foundation. She joined the military straight out of high school. She […]

Before Women Could Be Fighter Pilots

Before Women Could Be Fighter Pilots

Let me tell you a story about Grace Tiscareno-Sato. Grace served in Air Force in the 1990s before women could fly in fighter jets. Even though she graduated as the third person in her class and F-15s were available her sex made it so she couldn’t pick the plane she wanted to fly. Grace served […]

Surviving Military Sexual Trauma in the Navy

Episode 26: Surviving Military Sexual Trauma in the Navy Welcome to today’s episode of the Women of the Military Podcast. Today’s guest is Linsey Daley. Linsey joined the Navy in 2004 on a green card in order to see America and travel more. She served 14 years on active duty as a Hospital Corpsman for […]

Women’s Health Practitioner in the Military

Women’s Health Practitioner in the Military – Episode 25 Welcome to Episode 25 of the Women of the Military Podcast. This week’s guest is Elis Salamone. Elis was born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico and raised in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She is the oldest of 3 girls that was raised by a single mother. At 18, she […]

Being Stop-Lossed in the Army

Being Stop-Lossed In the Army – Episode 23 Pam never intended on joining the military and ended up doing so after traveling the world backpacking in 2000. She came home with no money and went back to waiting tables. Wanting to get back into college. 9-11 happened and she moved out of Chicago to Portland, […]