A Rape Survivor Story

A Rape Survivor Story

Can you imagine what it is like to be a woman in the military? Unfortunately being raped is one of the struggles women face. Ruthie is a rape survivor She shares her story this week on the podcast about being raped, not once but twice and what she did to help someone who was being […]

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 […]

Overcoming PTSD and what is next

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. Listen to her story of overcoming PTSD. Annette is a military spouse, mother to two teenagers (one is in college), and veteran who served in the Army for over seventeen years […]

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 […]

Earthquake in Afghanistan

Earthquake in Afghanistan

I survived a pretty big earthquake in Afghanistan. Here is a letter home about the uneventful, but slightly dramatic event. This update also provided other details about Afghanistan and me dreaming about going home. Earthquake in Afghanistan Last night is slept through a 6.3 earthquake. We don’t know where the earthquake center was, but my […]

Afghanistan Through Pictures: A Peek Inside

Afghanistan Through Pictures: A  Peek Inside

Afghanistan through pictures from my Afghanistan deployment as part of a Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT). It is adapted from a funny presentation my co-worker made right before it was time to head home. It will show you where we worked and pictures from around the base and Kapisa Province. We were at Forward Operating Base Morales […]