Serving Before and After September 11th

Serving Before and After September 11th

Serving Before and After September 11th – Episode 20 Cherron has been a military spouse for 18 years and she is an Air Force veteran. She served in the Air Force for 3.5 years. She was an Information Manager. It was a split role of admin work and IT work. It allowed her to work […]

From Military Spouse to Military Officer

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) […]

Military Child to Military Mom

Military Child to Military Mom

Military Child to ROTC hopeful to Military Mom – Episode 16 *This post contains affiliate links Welcome to episode 16 of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman interviews Elaine Brye. Listen here. When you join the United States military, you don’t just sign up for duty; you also commit […]

From the Navy to the Air Force

From the Navy to the Air Force

From the Navy to the Air Force – Episode 15 Welcome to episode 15 of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman interviews Katrina Moon. Listen to find out why she transitioned from the Navy to the Air Force. Listen to the full episode here. Katrina attended the Naval Academy […]

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 […]

Finding Herself in the Marines

Finding Herself in the Marines

Diving into Marine Corps Life – Episode 12 Welcome to episode 12 of Women of the Military Podcast. Today’s guest is Susie Wilcox. I found Susie through a blog post on How to Milspouse where she shared her experience as a Marine and military spouse. After reading her story I knew I needed to have […]

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. […]

A Deployed Mom’s Experience

A Deployed Mom’s Experience

Episode 3: A Deployed Mom’s Experience Welcome to episode three of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman interviews Air Force Captain, Cynthia Cline. Listen here. In this interview, we talk about Cynthia’s journey to military life and experience as a deployed mom. She joined the military through the Reserve […]

The Invisible Challenges of Deployment for Military Families

By Lizann Lightfoot Deployments are difficult for everyone. It doesn’t matter how long they are, where they are, or what branch they are with. Every deployment brings its own set of challenges. For the service member who deploys, those challenges are often tangible–physical discomfort, the danger of combat, stress, lack of sleep, and the loneliness […]

What’s it like to be a mom deployed overseas?

What’s it like to be a mom deployed overseas?

This week’s guest is sharing here experience of being a mom deployed overseas. Cynthia left for a deployment when her daughter was a year old. Hear about her experience of leaving her daughter behind and serving her country overseas. The most common phrase I heard right before I left for my first deployment was “I […]