The importance of military leadership

Kayla is working to help improve military leadership through life coaching and what she calls preventative maintenance to help leaders and those serving throughout their careers instead of waiting until they are at the breaking point. She served in the Navy for six years as a Surface Warfare Officer. In this week’s interview, we talk […]

Inspiring more women veterans to tell their story

Nancy wants more women veterans to tell their story. She decided to join the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program her sophomore year of college. She didn’t really have a strong conviction to join but it sounded interesting. And even though her first real experience with the Army was winter land navigation she found it […]

What Veteran’s Day means to veterans

Reflecting on what Veteran’s Day means to those who have served. This week on the Women of the Military podcast, I’m joined by Jennifer Williams, Rachel Oswalt, Tina Green, and Tiffany Walker. These women veterans shared a little about their experience in the military. They also shared what Veteran’s Day means to them. And each […]

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. This 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 […]

A Girl’s Guide to Military Service (available now)

To wrap up A Girl’s Guide to the Military series I asked my friend Trish Alegre-Smith to interview me about my new book A Girl’s Guide to Military Service. In this interview, we talk about why I wrote the book. How did I decide to work with a publisher? And who the book is for […]