Women’s Health on Missions, Trainings and Deployments

This week is part three in our series focus on Women’s Health with HealthyWomen. And this week the focus is on women’s health when it comes to mission, trainings and deployments. I’m excited to talk about this topic because I think it is another important topic that doesn’t get discussed enough. And I’m excited to […]

Being a single parent in the military

Cat joined the military because she needed stability. As a single parent, the military offered her a stable career. And while it had many challenges and sometimes left her with limited funds at the end of paying all her bills each month it did give her a career and a community. Today, Cat owns her […]

A Girl’s Guide to Military Service (available now)

To wrap up A Girl’s Guide to the Military series I asked my friend Trish Alegre-Smith to interview me about my new book A Girl’s Guide to Military Service. In this interview, we talk about why I wrote the book. How did I decide to work with a publisher? And who the book is for […]

Being a Woman in the Military

Another important topic to cover when talking about joining the military is what being a woman in the military is like. And while this is a topic I wish I could ignore and not talk about. It is vital that we talk about some of the challenges women can face while serving just because of […]

Finances and the Military

It is so important to talk about finances and the military as you begin your journey in the military. There is no one right piece of advice to help you in your journey. And that is why I’m excited to be talking about finances this week with Garrett Sorenson this week on the podcast. We […]

Fitness and Health in the Military

It is important to talk about fitness and health because as we talked about in week 2 it can disqualify you from military service. But it is also important to not only talk about being healthy physically but also focus on the importance of good mental health. In this episode, I’m talking to a former […]

Education Benefits of the military

This episode is focused on the Education benefits of the military. Specifically the U.S. Military. A lot of people know about the G.I. Bill. The GI Bill is a way to pay for college after your military service. It is a great benefit for serving in the military but there are other education benefits and […]

Becoming an officer through ROTC

How do you become an officer through ROTC? This week I am talking to Keiara Williams about her experience in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC). She finished her junior year and has one more year of school before she graduates from the Air Force ROTC program and will commission as a 2nd Lieutenant […]

Becoming an Officer in the Military

How do you become an officer in the military? This week I’m diving into the typical ways people become officers. That being said there are a lot of specialized programs and make sure to talk to a recruiter to find the best option for you. I also included an interview with a cadet going through […]

Tips for Basic Training

This week is all about Basic Training. I’m sharing ten tips for Basic Training. These are things I wish I would have known before heading off to my Basic Training (called Field Training) along with how some things have changed in the past few years. Basic Training is meant to be tough. The military is […]