Living and Surviving in Harms Way: Kapisa PRT, Afghanistan

My friend Katie* deployed with me to Afghanistan as part of the Kapisa Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT). We met through our deployment and are still friends today. I love hearing her perspective because even though we deployed to the same place and the same mission (Kapisa PRT) we have a different perspective and share different stories. You […]

What a Timid Girl Learned to Survived 9 Months in Afghanistan

I’m kicking off the Deployment Stories with my Afghanistan Deployment. I was deployed to Afghanistan in 2010 on a Provincial Reconstruction Team. This is Day 3 of my 31 Day Series. If you want to start at the beginning click here. You can also check out Women of the Military podcast to hear more stories […]

Sharing Our Deployment Stories (31 Days)

We all have stories from our life experiences, but so many of those stories are left untold. For the month of October I’m focusing on Deployment Stories and writing everyday. Join me on a 31 Day adventure of Deployment Stories. Today, Americans know fewer veterans than any other generation and I think it is important […]