Take The Leap And Just Say YES

Take The Leap And Just Say YES

Working moms need to say ‘Yes’ when presented with new opportunities even when we don’t know how we will make it all come together. We are planners and protectors. We don’t often leap unless we know that there is firm ground beneath us. However, there are times when we need to leap and just say […]

Flawed but still worthy

Flawed but still worthy

Sometimes the challenges we face in the military cause us to feel as we have lost our value. But it isn’t true, hard experiences are difficult, but we are still worthy. In this week’s interview with Allie Brazas-Hayes we talk about her time in the Navy and the challenges she faced. You can also read […]

The Stories of Military Women and Women Veteran Authors

The Stories of Military Women and Women Veteran Authors

You might think that becoming an author just takes writing a book. But as I interviewed these women veteran authors for this week’s episode of the podcast I realized that it takes a lot more than having an idea and writing to have a successful book. The one theme that came out of this episode […]

Being in the Military Band

Being in the Military Band

Did you know you can serve in the military as a band member? But it isn’t as easy as going to your local recruiter and signing up to serve in the military band. In today’s episode with Charlan Rieve, she talks about the process (outside of COVID) for joining the military band. Listen to the […]

Becoming a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard

Becoming a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard

What does it take to become a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard? Check out Rear Admiral Melissa Bert’s story this week on the Women of the Military Podcast. Melissa decided to join the Coast Guard because her dad had served in the Coast Guard and suggested she look into it. She attended the Coast […]

Empowering Women through storytelling

Empowering Women through storytelling

Kerri is empowering women through storytelling. Kerri also has a podcast sharing the stories of military women (Freedom Sisters Podcast) and this week she launched Freedom Sisters Magazine. Hear the story behind the women making a positive impact on military women. This episode is sponsored by Freedom Sister Magazine! Kerri found herself as a mom […]

Deputy Director of the Air National Guard

Deputy Director of the Air National Guard

From planning to serve four years to Deputy Director of the Air National Guard. My guest, Maj Gen Dawne Deskins, this week didn’t want to join the military but needed a way to pay for college. Her dad said you only have to serve four years and then they will pay for your college. So […]

The Fewer the Prouder Marine Women

The Fewer the Prouder Marine Women

Janell was interested in serving in the military and she began her journey to the military through the Civil Air Patrol program. Once she began the Civil Air Patrol, she knew she wanted to serve in the military and set her sights on attending a military academy. Initially, she wanted to attend the Air Force […]

A Muslim American in the Army

A Muslim American in the Army

What is it like to be a Muslim American in the Army? For Mona, she decided to keep her religious preference to herself to protect her children and shield herself from discrimination. The discrimination she had experienced so many years of her life growing up as an immigrant and Muslim in America. *This post contains […]

Brave Women with Inspiring Stories

Brave Women with Inspiring Stories

Brave Women Strong Faith is a collection of stories sharing the in and outs of military life from the often unheard military spouse perspective. There is a lot of negativity directed toward the military spouse community. A community often misunderstood and stereotyped by the extreme case instead of the role of a typical military spouse. […]