Amanda Huffman, veteran, author, speaker

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Amanda Huffman is a military spouse and veteran who served in the Air Force for six years as a Civil Engineer including a combat deployment to Afghanistan. While in the Air Force she was involved in the F-22 beddown at Holloman AFB. She deployed with the Army on a Provincial Reconstruction Team where she was awarded a Bronze Star and Air Force Combat Action Medal. She also worked on Energy Management at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson AFB. In 2013, she traded in her combat boots for a diaper bag to stay home with her two boys and follow her husband’s military career. She is the host and creator of the Women of the Military Podcast. There she shares the stories of women who have served or continue to serve in the military.

She has been recognized for her work by being selected as a finalist for HillVets 100 (2019), Melissa A Washington Small Business Award (2020), Women Veteran Trailblazer (2021). She is also a freelance writer for various military and civilian publications. Amanda shares her unique perspective of being a mom, military spouse, and veteran. Taking experiences from all aspects of her life to help others as they face challenges.

Her journey to entrepreneurship began when she started her blog, Airman to Mom, in early 2014. It took her time to find her path. Today, she now is active in the veteran community. Working to highlight women and share their stories. She also is working to help those considering military service with her YouTube Channel A Girls Guide to the Military. You can contact her to speak at your event at airmantomom@gmail.com

Speaking Topics

  • Military Women (Past and Present)
  • PTSD/Mental Health
  • Transitioning out of the Military
  • Civil Engineering
  • Veteran Issues
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Joining the Military
  • Leadership
  • Military Spouse Issues
  • Mom Life

Past Presentations

Transitioning from Airman to Mom

Fox Business New Interview (Mornings with Maria)

Featured Publications – Amanda Huffman

We Are the Mighty

Women in the military make us stronger, not a mockery

Why Dandelions are the Offical Flower of Military Kids

The Unknown History of 6 Women serving at Pearl Harbor

4 ways the military prepared me to homeschool

She was one of the first female generals, but her legacy is in telling other women’s stories

From nursing to newspapers, these were the women of Vietnam

The first woman to lead a military operation was Harriet Tubman

Clearance Jobs

How to Use Clubhouse in Your Military Transition

The Best Platforms for Vets to Connect

5 Things to Need to Know When Starting Your Own Business


Dear Air Force Leadership: You Are Missing the Point

5 Reasons it is Hard to be a Military Spouse who is also a Veteran

5 Ways Being a Veteran Makes it Easier to be a Military Spouse

Milspouse Fest

Here’s What this Female Veteran Wants Military Spouses to Know

Military Families Magazine

The Struggle of Coming Home as Female Veteran

Do we need a Women Veteran’s Day?

From Dual Military Couple to Military Spouse

From Airman to Mom

NextGen MilSpouse

People Often Ask Me ‘Do You Miss the Military’

Proposed BAH cuts Unfairly Target Dual Military Couples

Podcast Interviews – Amanda Huffman

The Knucklehead Podcast

Episode 82: Women of the Military Podcast Host

The Mil Money Podcast

Episode 73: Money and Military Service

The Spouse Angle

Episode 2: Mental Health

The Unwavering

Women Paving the Way for Our Military

Courage to Fight Again

Season 3, Episode 9: Finding Purpose in Speaking Out

The Military Veteran Dad

Episode 57 – Airman to Mom with Amanda Huffman

Veteran Entrepreneur Talks

Episode 3: Amanda Huffman creator of Airman to Mom and the Women of the Military Podcast

Get It Together Podcast

Overcoming PTSD with Amanda Huffman

Drive On Podcast

Cultural Difference and Rebuilding a Nation 

SO Unbecoming with Jamie Muskopf

Episode 8: Being a Combat Veteran, Military Spouse Blogger and Podcaster

Sick Moms Guide

042 – Anger Management for Moms

Former Action Guy Podcast

Episode 039 – Capt Amanda Huffman

Fortis Et Fidelis Brave and Faithful

Episode 37 – Amanda Huffman

Veteran Wealth Secrets

Episode 34 – Amanda Huffman

Drop and Give Me 20

Episode 56 – Amanda Huffman

Tango Alpha Lima

Episode 14 – Amanda Huffman