When You Don’t End Up in the Career Field You Planned On

When You Don’t End Up in the Career Field You Planned On

When You Don’t End Up in the Career Field You Planned On – Episode 31 Vanessa served as an Aircraft Maintenance officer, both in the back shop and the flight line. She deployed to Afghanistan in the summer of 2013 after being married for a month. Her husband was not in the military. She still […]

Life is What You Make It

Life is What You Make It

Welcome to today’s episode of Women of the Military today’s guest is Kelly Rodriguez. Kelly is a Retired Army veteran who served for 21 years. She is an Army spouse, Army Mom, grandmother and special assistant for the 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 […]

In the Coast Guard Far From Home

In the Coast Guard Far From Home

In the Coast Guard Far From Home – Episode 21 Welcome to episode 21 of Women of the Military Podcast. Today’s guest is Tammy Barlet Listen to the full episode here. Tammy Barlet served in the Coast Guard for 8 years. As an Operation Specialist aboard the USCGC Chase (WHEC-718), traveling halfway around the world […]

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 […]

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 Active Duty to the National Guard

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. Listen here. Dina enlisted into the Air Force is 2005. […]

A Developmental Engineer in the Air Force

A Developmental Engineer in the Air Force

A Developmental Engineer in the Air Force – Episode 8 Welcome to episode 8 of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman interviews Erin Sears. Listen here. Erin served in the US Air Force on Active Duty from December 2006 through July 2012 as an Acquisitions and Engineering Officer. She […]

The Struggle of Coming Home from War

The Struggle of Coming Home from War

Episode 7: The Struggle of Coming Home from War Welcome to episode seven of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Amanda Huffman interviews Ashley Metesh-McCoy. Listen here. Off to Afghanistan Her guard unit was mobilized to deploy shortly after she graduated from college. She was not slated to deploy since she […]

Air Force Civil Engineer, Amanda Huffman

Air Force Civil Engineer, Amanda Huffman

Episode 2: 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 as a Civil Engineer, her challenges, and more. Amanda served in the military for six years as an Air Force Civil Engineer. Her […]