Present Day Women Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Present Day Women Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Women in combat is not something new. In 2016, women were formally allowed to serve in combat roles. All jobs were open to all military members. Gender was no longer a discriminating factor. This law-making headline made it so some people believed that for the first time women were going to be allowed to be […]

Military Women Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Military Women Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Women are often forgotten in the pages of history in their military service to America. I wanted to use this Memorial Day as a way to honor the sacrifice given by women who have served in the military from World War I to Vietnam since women were formally allowed to serve during World War I.  […]

Women Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Women Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Memorial Day is a time to remember the fallen and to honor the sacrifice of men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. I wanted this week’s podcast episode to focus on military women who have given their lives in service to this great country. Many people do not know the role […]

5 Ways the Military Builds a Foundation for your Future

5 Ways the Military Builds a Foundation for your Future

When Kia ended her podcast interview on the Women of the Military Podcast she said, “My mama was right [joining the military] is a great foundation to start your life.” This quote got me thinking why does the military provide a firm foundation for your life? What about military life is beneficial and would make […]

A Fourth Trimester of Deployment?

A Fourth Trimester of Deployment?

Ten years after coming home from deployment and six years of being a mom has taught me to relook and refocus to see what motherhood can teach me about military life. I now look at a deployment similar to how I look at pregnancy. And while the similarities are uncanny there are also distinct differences. […]

Serving as an Officer in the Marine Corps

Serving as an Officer in the Marine Corps

This episode is sponsored by Insure the Heroes. What is it like to serve as an Officer in the Marine Corps? Hear the latest episode of Women of the Military and how Katie ended up in the Marines and what her experience was like. Listen here. Katie served in the United States Marine Corps for […]

Do You Know the Story of the Original Military Women Pilots?

Do You Know the Story of the Original Military Women Pilots?

This week’s episode is sponsored by Insure the Heroes Inc. Did you know the first military women pilots flew during World War II? Many people don’t know the history of military women. And many more people don’t know that women were serving in other roles than nurses and secretaries during World War II. Erin shares […]

How to Deal with the Grief of Losing Your Military Service

How to Deal with the Grief of Losing Your Military Service

Episode 48 is sponsored by AmericanForcesTravel.com Carrie Peterson joined the US Air Force when she was 17 and served on Active duty until she was about to give birth to her first son. She has an honorable medical discharge. We talked about the grief she experienced when she left military service. Listen here. Military Service […]

Processing Transitioning Out of the Military

Processing Transitioning Out of the Military

In episode 47 of the Women of the Military, I am sharing my experience of going through the stages of grief. I lost a part of myself when I transitioned out of the military. The more I learned and reflected on the process of transitioning out of the service I realized I had gone through […]

Best Books About Women Veterans

Best Books About Women Veterans

There is a hidden genre of books I have found in 2019: Women Veterans. With the launch of Women of the Military Podcast, I have started to hear more and more stories from military women or about military women and the more stories I hear the more I want to hear and read more. And […]