Unintentional Trailblazers – The WASP of WWII

Unintentional Trailblazers – The WASP of WWII

“I’m going to be the first! The youngest! The oldest! The [insert superlative here]!” When people aspire to be a trailblazer, they often make it known. The public follows their journey. Cheering them along. And at times even supporting them financially or otherwise.  But what about the unintentional trailblazers? The ones who happened to be […]

Looking at Military Transition From a Different Perspective

Looking at Military Transition From a Different Perspective

When you think about your military transition did you know that first, you need to think back to how you transitioned into the military. Think about what effect the military transition had on your life and who you are today. Did you know that your brain forms how you interact with people between the ages […]

How to become a Warrant Officer in the Army

How to become a Warrant Officer in the Army

Phyllis enlisted in the Army and then transitioned to become a Warrant Officer in the Army. She eventually reached the rank of Chief Warrant Officer five. She is the current president at the Women’s in Military Service for America Memorial in Washington DC. The Women’s Memorial is the only memorial honoring the 3 million women […]

Real Life Mulan – Deborah Sampson

Real Life Mulan – Deborah Sampson

by Cynthia Cline If I asked you to close your eyes and picture a woman who disguised herself as a man to serve in her country’s military, who would come to mind? Would you envision Mulan? I would.  Mulan’s name is known internationally, and yet, her story is just that, a story. Mulan is a […]

Letting down your guard and facing a MST

Letting down your guard and facing a MST

Tiffany almost joined the Marine Corps as a member of the military band but would have to wait six months to go on active duty and she didn’t want to wait. She wanted to go on active duty now. She ended up becoming a Religious Affairs Specialist and spent most of her time in that […]

Green to Gold in the Army

Green to Gold in the Army

How do you go from flipping burgers at McDonald’s to serving as an Army Officer? Check out Andi’s story and how she went from Green to Gold when she joined the Army, worked on her degree at night, and became an officer. Listen to the full episode here: From Green to Gold Green to Gold […]

Brand Before Your Resume

Brand Before Your Resume

Graciela Tiscanero-Sato shared her story of being a Navigator in the Air Force on the Women of the Military Podcast in Episode 29. She recently launched her book BRAND Before Your Resume that focusing on building a brand and helping you through life transitions. She shares her wisdom and insight she has gained from teaching […]

A Career in Science and Technology in the Military

A Career in Science and Technology in the Military

Rojan joined the Air Force through a Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship. A guidance counselor had recognized her love of math and science and recommended she attended a math and science camp at the Air Force Academy. From that she learned about ROTC and received a four-year scholarship, but had to get her degree in […]

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 […]

Follow Your Passion in the Military

Follow Your Passion in the Military

How do you follow your passion in the military? Don’t let the recruiter deter you from what you want to do by offering you a bonus. Make sure you know what career field you are interested in and then follow your passion in the military. Listen here now! Follow Your Passion in the Military Elaine […]