A Navigator in the Air Force: From Refueling Missions to Transporting Remains

A Navigator in the Air Force: From Refueling Missions to Transporting Remains

Samantha Gassman served eight years as a Navigator in the Air Force. ¬†She worked as an Air Force Special Operations Instructor Navigator with 1,600 flight hours, 305 of those hours being in combat. During her time in the Air Force, she deployed to Afghanistan and Africa in support of OPERATION Enduring Freedom. She is the […]

Working on Jet Engines in the Air Force

Working on Jet Engines in the Air Force

Jenny served in the Air Force for six years as an Aerospace Propulsion specialist (Maintenance). She worked on the B-1 and F-16’s jet engines. She decided not to reenlist in early 2019. Today, she is currently working toward her degree and is married to someone still serving in the military and they have one child. […]

Transitioning from the National Guard Isn’t The Same

Transitioning from the National Guard Isn’t The Same

Sara McMurrough is a veteran of the Army National Guard and a military spouse. She began her service as an enlisted soldier in the delayed entry program in 1998, while finishing her senior year of high school. While attending Penn State, Sara deployed to Bosnia from 2002 to 2003. She later worked as a Gold […]

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 […]

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 […]

Giving Back After Service to Find Healing

Giving Back After Service to Find Healing

How can you find yourself again after leaving the military? Giving back after service is the one key way I have found to help me transition. Nicole had a similar experience. Nicole Terwey is a Lieutenant and an Intelligence Officer in the Navy Reserves in Nashville, TN. She completed eight and a half years of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Overcoming Adversity in the Army

Overcoming Adversity in the Army

This episode was sponsored by Insure the Heroes, Inc. Is life insurance on your transition checklist? Contact Melissa at 844-514-LIFE. Insure The Heroes, Inc. is the term life insurance brokerage for military families!   Tiffany served in the Army for ten and a half years. While she was in the Army, she was a logistician […]

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. Sheri 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 […]