Female Veteran Issues: It isn’t the same

Female veteran issues are diverse. It isn’t the same as being a male veteran. It is challenging and taxing. Regularly women find themselves misunderstood just by saying, “I am a veteran.” And while everyone’s experience when they leave the military is different. There are certain aspects that make the challenge of being a woman who […]

Losing a team member while deployed

Losing a team member while deployed

What is it like to experience losing a team member while deployed? Stacie opened up and shared about the loss of four members on her Panjshir PRT in 2009. We also covered the topics of PTSD, mental health, and moving forward. Thank you to Blue Star Families for supporting the Women of the Military podcast! […]

Serving in the Royal Australian Air Force

Serving in the Royal Australian Air Force

What is it like to serve in the Royal Australian Air Force? Check out this week’s Women of the Military podcast episode where I talk to Jodi Allen about her experience of serving in the Royal Australian Air Force for fourteen years and what she is doing today to help veterans. Although we are from […]

From Women’s Army Corps to Operation Desert Storm

From Women’s Army Corps to Operation Desert Storm

Pennylee Deere began her military service in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and served in Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Her career spans 20 years, from 1975 -1995. It was interesting to hear her experience having begun her service as part of the WAC and then transferring over to the US Army in 1978. She also shared […]

Finding Healing through Mindful Meditation

Finding Healing through Mindful Meditation

How powerful is mindful meditation practice? Listen to Debra’s military story to see the positive impact meditation had on her life. She was raped while deployed to Iraq. Her leadership knew something was wrong but didn’t know what to do. She was sent to a treatment center where she experienced another traumatic event. After that […]

Understanding Female Veterans Statistics with Kate Hendricks

How can information about female veterans statistics help women veterans? Dr. Kate Hendricks believes that with information and stories researchers can take the information provided by women veterans in this study to help not only women veterans but future generations of women veterans. This episode was sponsored by Gracefully Global Group: Do you LOVE audiobooks? […]

Becoming a JAG Corps Officer

Becoming a JAG Corps Officer

Aniela’s path to becoming a JAG Corps officer began when she was looking for the next step as she began to explore career options when she finished college. The career options she found in the civilian sector didn’t quite fit into what she was looking for. Then one day, she saw a poster for the […]

Empowered Women Empower Women: Boss Lady Bio

Empowered Women Empower Women: Boss Lady Bio

This post was sponsored by Mission Entrepreneur Empowered women empower women. This is the theme of this week’s episode with Jen Griswold. Jen is an Air Force Academy graduate, veteran, mom, and multi-business owner. She talks about how the military opened doors to her future and how she used entrepreneurship to fill the void in […]

A Military Leader Gives Back – Gen Carol Eggert

A Military Leader Gives Back – Gen Carol Eggert

Brig Gen Carol Eggert is a combat veteran and purple heart recipient. Her philosophy as a military leader is to continue to give back to her unit and community. She never said no to an opportunity and in the end, it led to her achieving the rank of Brigadier General. In today’s episode, we cover […]

Geospatial Intelligence in the Air Force

Geospatial Intelligence in the Air Force

What is it like to serve as a Geospatial Intelligence Air Force member? Listen to Marissa’s story of how she found her way to the Air Force and what it was like to be a Geospatial Intelligence analyst. Marissa joined the Air Force when her mom talked to a friend who happened to married to […]