From Military Spouse to Military Officer

From Military Spouse to Military Officer -Episode 17 Kattarina joined Army in 2009 she served for 5 and a half years on active duty, before transferring to the Army Reserves. She was in the Reserves for just under 2.5 years, making her total service 7 years and 11 months. She was a Judge Advocate (JAG) […]

Deployment Affects Your Life Forever

Deployment Affects Your Life Forever – Episode 13 Welcome to episode 13 of the Women of the Military Podcast. Today’s guest is Christina Youngblood. Christina is an Army Veteran and an Air Force spouse currently stationed in Utah with her husband and two children, ages 6 and 5. Her love for writing has found a […]

A Women in the Marine Corps

Susan Smith Parrish served in the US Marine Corps on Active Duty and reached the rank of Corporal (E-4). With a long military history in her family she followed her father’s example into the military. He served in the Navy and her three older brothers were served for 20 plus years. At the time of […]

Overcoming PTSD and what is next

Overcoming PTSD and what is next – Episode 11 Welcome to episode 11 of the Women of the Military Podcast. Today’s guest is Annette Whittenberger. Annette is a military spouse, mother to two teenagers (one being in college) and veteran who served in the Army for over seventeen years as a Chemical officer including a deployment […]

From Active Duty to the National Guard

From Active Duty to the National Guard – Episode 10 Today, I interviewed Dina Farmer. Dina started her career in the Air Force serving on active duty. She left active duty through the Palace Chase program and continued her service through the Air National Guard. Dina enlisted into the Air Force is 2005. She joined […]

The Reality of Dual Military Life

Bonnie Reeves served on active duty in the Air Force. She reached the rank of Master Sargent (E-7). She worked in Logistics Supply, working on various jobs in supply support ranging from aircraft to vehicles to communications. She met her husband while serving on active duty. They served dual military most of their military career. […]

Seeing the World with the Navy

Seeing the World With the Navy – Episode 9 Welcome to Episode 9 of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode I interviewed Shakeia Kegler. Shakeia joined the Navy in 2011 and was sent to Japan for her first assignment. The day she landed in Japan she learned her ship the USS George Washington […]

A Female Vietnam Veteran’s Story

Here Janet shares her story of being a female Vietnam veteran: My name is Janet Appling and I retired from the Army as a Captain. I decided to join the military services after I had graduated from Northern Illinois University. I had been teaching 6th grade for a year before joining. This was in 1966 […]

Air Force Civil Engineer, Amanda Huffman

Air Force Civil Engineer, Amanda Huffman

Episode 1: Air Force Civil Engineer, Amanda Huffman Welcome to episode two of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode your host Amanda Huffman will tell you about her military experience, challenges and more. Amanda served in the military for six years as an Air Force Civil Engineer. Her first assignment was to Holloman […]

3 Things Women Can’t Live Without After Leaving the Military

3 Things Women Can’t Live Without After Leaving the Military

As I sit here amongst boxes filled with our belongings, I try to find the ability to unwind from all the chaos that comes with moving across the country. You might think I’d be used to moving. But every time we move life is different. I have begun to realize the importance of certain items […]