The Importance of Self-Care and What I Learned

The Importance of Self-Care and What I Learned

What do you think of when you think of self-care? Do you think of your mental health or even getting a massage every once in a while? But self-care is more than focusing on your mental health and taking a break. It also includes taking care of yourself physically, like going to the doctor. This […]

How to Deal with the Grief of Losing Your Military Service

How to Deal with the Grief of Losing Your Military Service

Episode 48 is sponsored by AmericanForcesTravel.com Carrie Peterson joined the US Air Force when she was 17 and served on Active duty until she was about to give birth to her first son. She has an honorable medical discharge. We talked about the grief she experienced when she left military service. Listen here. Military Service […]

Best Books About Women Veterans

Best Books About Women Veterans

There is a hidden genre of books I have found in 2019: Women Veterans. With the launch of Women of the Military Podcast, I have started to hear more and more stories from military women or about military women and the more stories I hear the more I want to hear and read more. And […]

Dealing with the Challenges of Dual Military Life

Dealing with the Challenges of Dual Military Life

Episode 37: Dual Military Life Challenges My guest today is Sherry Eifler. Shery is a former Army soldier turned devoted Army wife and mom makes her home where the Army sends her. She has been married to her husband of over 25 years, Brian. Together they embrace the adventure of military family life with their […]

Dealing with Infertility in the Military

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. Listen to the episode here. She ended up bouncing around to different […]

Being a Single Mother in the Army

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. […]

Serving in Iraq (the Kickoff, the Surge, the Drawdown)

Serving in Iraq (the Kickoff, the Surge, the Drawdown)

Welcome to Women of the Military, this week’s guest is LTC Olivia Nunn. She grew up as a military brat. Her dad was in the Army and she wanted to do what he did. She knew at the age of four she wanted to join the Army. Listen to the full episode. Olivia received her […]

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 […]

Women’s Health Practitioner in the Military

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. Listen to her experience as a women’s health practitioner in the military.

Being Stop-Lossed in the Army

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, […]