From the Army to Veteran Owned Small Business

How can you take the skills the military taught you and use them as a veteran-owned small business? Beth served in the Army for ten years. She bounced around from a few different jobs after completing a job and ended up back in Minnesota so she could be close to her family. After her first […]

Miscarriage in the Military

Miscarriage in the Military

Theresa wanted to get away from her hometown and when her parents would not support her in attending Howard University in Virginia she decided to join the Marine Corps. She began her career in the Marines and the day before she turned twenty she was married and she began planning for her future by saving […]

Civil Engineering in the Air Force

Civil Engineering in the Air Force

Civil Engineering in the Air Force is a great career field. The hands-on opportunities that AF Civil Engineers find themselves can lead to a great career in the military or open doors to your future after you leave military service behind. Kristina Selstrom is sharing her experience in Civil Engineering in the Air Force this […]

Effects of Being a Military Child

Effects of Being a Military Child

A mom in the military is all too familiar with the ways her job impacts her children. And we fear the effects of being a military child can be negative. We have a whole month celebrating our dandelion children in April. And military kids find ways to flourish despite the challenges they face. We are […]

12 Amazing Benefits of Being a Military Mom

12 Amazing Benefits of Being a Military Mom

Our children are strong and courageous, but I dare to say it’s because of the opportunities our service has given them. Being a military mom has its challenges and has amazing benefits for our children we rarely talk about. April has been known as the month of the Military Child since the mid-1980s. It is […]

Soldier’s Daughter: Experience While Her Mom is at War

Soldier’s Daughter: Experience While Her Mom is at War

April is the month of the military child. Cathy-Ann Alexander wrote a children’s book from her daughter’s experience of being a soldier’s daughter called Mya the Soldier’s Daughter. In 2017, Cathy deployed to Afghanistan and had her daughter stay with her sister in Canada. It was a hard year for both her daughter and her. […]

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 […]

Graduate Debt-Free With an ROTC Scholarship

Graduate Debt-Free With an ROTC Scholarship

Getting your degree without obtaining debt can be really difficult. But it doesn’t have to be. The military can help you get your degree debt-free. And when you graduate you will have a job in the military. Check out how Naomi was able to get her degree, master’s, and Ph.D. all paid for by the […]

The Tradition of Military Service

The Tradition of Military Service

It isn’t uncommon for military members to pass the tradition of military service down to their children. Charlene wanted to attend college and didn’t see a path forward with the military. But then she learned about how she could become an officer while earning her degree and everything changed. Listen to the full episode here. […]