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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benefits of joining the military

It was the benefits of joining the military that drew Lindsey to the Army. Lindsay Helm is a former Information Technology Specialist in the United States Army. Shortly after leaving the Army, and working in corporate America for companies such as Amazon, Intuit, and the DOD, she realized a gap in education and retention for […]

Importance of Veterans Getting Outside

This week my guest is Vedia Barnett. She is the Senior Campaign Representative for Sierra Club Military Outdoors. Sierra Club is this week’s sponsored. And I am so excited to share not only about Vedia time in the Air Force but also about the work she is doing today to help eliminate barriers for veterans getting […]

Overcoming Addiction with the Military

Overcoming addiction isn’t easy and Laura knew she was on a path that didn’t end well. So she decided to join the Navy as a way to help her overcome her addition. She had graduated from NYU in film and was getting by but struggling with drug addition, alcoholism and bulimia. She was looking for […]

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 […]