From Active Duty to National Guard

From Active Duty to National Guard

Today, I interviewed Dina Farmer. Dina started her career in the Air Force serving on active duty. She left active duty through the Palace Chase program and continued her service from active duty to National Guard. Active Duty to National Guard Dina enlisted into the Air Force in 2005. She joined the military when she […]

Why is life complicated for dual military couples

Bonnie shares her story of military service and explains why life is complicated for dual military couples. Bonnie Reeves served on active duty in the Air Force. She reached the rank of Master Sargent (E-7). She worked in Logistics Supply, working on various jobs in supply support ranging from aircraft to vehicles to communications. She […]

Seeing the World with the Navy

Seeing the World with the Navy

Seeing the World With the Navy – Episode 9 Welcome to Episode 9 of Women of the Military Podcast. In today’s episode, I interviewed Shakeia Kegler. Shakeia joined the Navy in 2011 and was sent to Japan for her first assignment. The day she landed in Japan she learned her ship the USS George Washington […]

What do Military Engineers Do?

What do Military Engineers Do?

Want to learn what military engineers do? Check out the story of Amanda Huffman who served as an Air Force Civil Engineer for six years. She now shares the stories of other women who have served in the military in hopes of helping women who are considering military life. What do military engineers do? Amanda […]

3 Things Women Can’t Live Without After Leaving the Military

3 Things Women Can’t Live Without After Leaving the Military

Are you leaving the military? You might think the transition after leaving the military and going from military to civilian is an easy one. But for me and many of the women I have talked to on the Women of the Military Podcast transitioning out of the military is anything but easy. Transitions are hard, […]

There’s a Difference between Military Spouses and Veterans

There’s a Difference between Military Spouses and Veterans

My family attended a ceremony a few months ago. The announcer asked people who were military veterans and military spouses to raise their hand. My hand went up next to my husbands, as did my blood pressure. You see I am a military spouse. And I would be the first to tell you how hard it […]

Motherhood Wasn’t What I Expected

Motherhood Wasn’t What I Expected

My journey from military to motherhood didn’t go quite like I expected. Go and have children they said… You can stay at home with the kids and life will be easy… So…I took the bait, but they were wrong. So very wrong. Before I left the military behind to become a stay at home mom […]