Serving during Desert Storm

Serving during Desert Storm

What do you know about Desert Storm? I loved getting to talk to Angela Beltz this week about her experience in the Army National Guard. She was one of the first to deploy for Desert Storm and talks about the challenges she faced. Serving During Desert Storm – Episode 57 Angela deployed for Desert Shield/Storm […]

Challenges Faced By A Single Mom in the Army

Challenges Faced By A Single Mom in the Army

Can you continue to serve in the military as a single mom? Hear Danielle’s story of becoming a single mom and continuing to serve in the Army. It isn’t easy, but it can be done. Danielle has been serving on active duty in the Army since 2004. She enlisted as a paralegal after graduating from […]

Helping others after the service

Helping others after the service

Helping others after the service Jaime Chapman is a proud military spouse and served in the U.S. Army for 6-years. She is a philanthropist and fierce advocate for the military community. And she is actively advocating to influence policy to reduce the 24% military spouse unemployment rate. She serves as the Career & Employment Advocate […]

Joining the Army While Still in High School

Joining the Army While Still in High School

Joining the Army While still in High School – Episode 43 Alicia served for 6 years in the Iowa Army National Guard as a Public Affairs Specialist. She deployed to Kosovo for a year and traveled to other countries for small exercises for brief periods. And she spent 10 years a print journalist, 6 of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leading From the Front

Leading From the Front

Leading from the Front – Episode 28, Ashley Gorbulja-Maldonado. Listen to the full episode here. She is also a legionnaire, and a National Guard reservist, and competing to be Ms. Veteran America in order to give back to more veterans. She discusses her experiences in the military. Ashley originally joined because so many people told her […]

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, […]

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) […]