Traveling all over the world with the Navy

It was Suzanna’s wanderlust that led her to the Navy and she is still traveling all over the world with the Navy. She attended the Naval Academy and graduated in 1998 and worked as Surface Warfare Officer and was in the process of switching career fields when September 11th. Her career in Public Affairs started […]

The Challenge of Deployment

Lauren Kay shared the challenge of deployment in her memoir The Fine Art of Camouflage. Lauren’s decision to join the military was inspired by her moms service during Desert Storm and the events of September 11th. Those two things led her to look into the military and she ended up gaining her commission through the […]

Sharing advice from a military career

In this week’s episode Major General (ret) Peggy Wilmoth shares some advice from a military career spanning 35 and half years. Dr. Wilmoth received her Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania. She also earned a Master of Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College, and a Master of Science in Nursing […]

Serving as an military hydrographer in the Navy

Did you know you could serve as an military hydrographer in the Navy? I really enjoyed hearing about Alicia’s experience in the Navy and a career field I had never heard about. She attended the Naval Academy and then went to get her masters at the Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey. After graduation she […]

How September 11th Changed Everything

Denise was serving in the Coast Guard during September 11th. She shared how September 11th changed everything. Not only in the military, but also in other aspects of what we now consider normal life. She worked at the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) when it was being stood up and shared all the different challenges they […]

Sharing the stories of female marines

Zarina is working to share more stories of female marines in her new podcast, The Green Logbook Podcast which is focused on sharing the stories of amazing female marines. Zarina is currently serving in the Marine Corps. She is a mom of two, married to a Marine and works as an admin. She also shared […]

Life transitions in the Army

Lacey experience many life transitions while serving in the Army. She was planning to enlist in the Reserves in high school and her mom talked her out of it. And then after one semester of college she left and started working at Lowes. Her friend said she was going to enlist in the Army and […]

What is it like to be a speechwriter in the military?

While being a speechwriter in the military is just one small piece of Susan career in the Air Force she shares about that experience helped shape where she is today. She attended the Air Force academy and then after graduation had the opportunity to get her masters at Harvard. Then she did a tour in […]

Writing a Sci-Fi Military Book

Diana X. Moga wrote a Sci-Fi military book called The Peak Experiment that highlights a female cadet as the protagonist and includes other women of leadership and importance. This book has mystery and suspense and will leave you wondering what will happen next and ready to pick it up and finish the story. Get your […]

Reflecting on the military experience

I really enjoyed this weeks interview with Shanon Morris where we talked about how important it is to take time reflecting on the military experience, especially when it comes to the military experience. Shannon served in the Navy and attended the Naval Academy. She didn’t quite know what she was signing up for when she […]