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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Going through MEPS in the Air Force

Going through MEPS in the Air Force

Are you considering joining the military? Do you wonder what the process is like? What is MEPS anyways? My guest this week is at Basic Military Training right now and will be graduating very soon. But before she left for training she told me about her path to military life. It certainly wasn’t easy for […]

Joining the Australian Army

Joining the Australian Army

Welcome to the latest episode of Women of the Military. This week’s guest is Anna Blanch. Anna served in the Australian Army as an officer for two years. She left because of a medical issue that still plagues her today. Currently, she is CEO of Anna Blanch Rabe & Associates LCC, an eponymous Communications Consulting […]

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 […]

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 […]

Life is What You Make It

Life is What You Make It

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

Before Women Could Be Fighter Pilots

Before Women Could Be Fighter Pilots

Let me tell you a story about Grace Tiscareno-Sato. Grace served in Air Force in the 1990s before women could fly in fighter jets. Even though she graduated as the third person in her class and F-15s were available her sex made it so she couldn’t pick the plane she wanted to fly. Grace served […]

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 […]