Serving as a Broadcast Journalist in the Navy

This week on the podcast I’m talking with Courtney Dock and her experience of serving as a broadcast journalist in the Navy. Courtney was three years into college and was running out of money. She decided that she would try something new. One of her three ideas was to join the Marines. She talked to […]

What does the PACT Act Mean for you?

On Tuesday, August 2nd, the Senate voted 86-11 to pass the Honoring our PACT Act.┬áThis Act expands health care benefits for 3.5 million veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits during their time in the service. With roughly 70% of disability claims related to toxic exposures being denied by the VA previously. This win […]

Getting help with PTSD

Are you struggling with PTSD or mental health struggles? If you are looking for getting help with PTSD check out Virginia’s story this week on the Women of the Miltiary podcast. Virginia also offers resources that can help you in your mental health journey. Head over to www.???.com to learn more. Virginia serves in the […]

Civil Engineering to Following Her Passion

What is Civil Engineering in the Air Force like? Christina Mattison served in the USAF for 6 years as a Civil Engineer Officer and is now serving as a Reservist. Nowadays, she is a Heart-Centered Leadership Coach and 500-hour certified yoga teacher. Her experiences as an Air Force officer and military spouse led her to […]

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 […]

Joining the U.S. Navy

Jennifer decided to join the Navy when she was going to community college. It was something she considered in high school. When her dad told her she needed to take college seriously or get a job she decided to join the military. First, she went to the Marines but knew it wasn’t for her. She […]

PTSD Awareness leads to healing

Jill knew at age 10 she wanted to join the military. And although she thought she would follow her father’s career and join the Air Force. She ended up joining the Army after completing Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) and then receiving an Army ROTC scholarship. Jill began her career in 1982 and left […]

Asking Questions to Find Your Next Step

The biggest takeaway from this episode is how critical asking questions to find your next step forward is. Tahina Montoya is currently serving in the Air Force Reserves and shares her experience in the military. Her path to the military started by joining Jr Reserve Officer Training Corps program in high school mainly because people […]

Rape and Sexual Harassment in the Military

This episode focuses heavily on rape and sexual harassment in the military. Nichole is a military brat and her dad recommended she join the Air Force. So she began looking into the Air Force in her senior year. She was ready to join but became pregnant and had to wait until a year after the […]