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. Military Service in the […]

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 […]

Helping other after the service

Helping other after the service

Helping other 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 […]

What I Wish I Would Have Known About Military Life

What I Wish I Would Have Known About Military Life

There was a lot I needed to learn about military life before I decided to join the military. You don’t really know what you don’t know about military life until you are in the service and experience different parts of it. You might know that before I started looking into the military, I didn’t know […]

Being an Air Force Nurse – Episode 41

Being an Air Force Nurse – Episode 41

Being an Air Force Nurse – Episode 41 Tracee joined the United States Air Force in 1994, She was part of the Nurse Corps as a clinical nurse she spent 4 years on Active Duty and 3 years in the Reserves. She is currently a registered nurse, public speaker and is married to a service […]

Mourning the loss of Military Service

A year ago, I attended my first military event since I had left the military behind. Even though I had transitioned out of the military five years earlier I was still processing my loss of military service. And going to this event turned out to be an eye-opening experience. Crucial in the healing process.  When […]

Life is What You Make It

Welcome to today’s episode of Women of the Military today’s guest is Kelly Rodriguez. K Kelly is a Retired Army veteran who served for 21 years. She is an Army spouse, Army Mom, grandmother and special assistant for Global World On Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial Foundation. She joined the military straight out of high school. She […]