Advice For Transitioning From The Military

Transitioning from the Military By Nick Engelbrecht You’ve made the decision to transition from the military, Congratulations! Now what is it you want to do? Prepare Early This is a question that you will inevitably be asked. So it’s best to prepare ahead of time for that question. My advice is to begin preparing as […]

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 […]

From Secret Squirrel to Wordsmith

From Secret Squirrel to Wordsmith

Before you leave for deployment you have to mentally prepare. One of the hardest parts of leaving for a deployment is being brave for your family and friends. We talk about how hard it is to say goodbye to family knowing it might be the last time and how important dealing with your emotions is. […]

My Mom Called the Army Recruiter

My Mom Called the Army Recruiter

Rachael was headed down the wrong path so her mom decided to call the Army recruiter and her life was forever changed. The Army recruiter convinced her to join the Army and shortly after joining she learned about how she could attend West Point and become an officer and eventually an Apache pilot. Hear Rachael’s […]

The onset of Female Engagement Teams

The onset of Female Engagement Teams

Amy Forsythe served on five combat tours as a correspondent and Public Affairs Officer. In 2006, she was part of the first-ever Female Engagement Teams in Iraq. I am excited to share her story this week on the podcast as I have done a lot of research about Female Engagement Teams, but have found limited […]

The Importance of Military Friendships

The Importance of Military Friendships

Military friendships are what get us through some of the hardest situations. This week Jean is talking about her experience in the military. One of the things she credits to getting through her first-year deployment is her roommate and friend that she is still friends with to this day. Listen to the full episode here. […]

How Depression Led to Healthy Changes

How Depression Led to Healthy Changes

While Ashleigh was stuck on a deployment in the middle of the ocean she struggled with depression. She decided she needed to make a change. With nowhere to go and only work to do she decided to start focusing on what she ate. Saying no to the fried food and yes to the healthier option. […]

Advocacy with Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

Advocacy with Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

This episode was sponsored by Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).  Since 1929, the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) mission has been to protect your earned military benefits. Through tireless advocacy, they have forged a legacy of success benefiting the entire military community. As a veteran or service member, you might not realize the […]

From Marine Corps to Running for Indiana State Senate

From Marine Corps to Running for Indiana State Senate

How do you go from service member to running for the Indiana State Senate? Check out the story of Tabitha Bartley and how her difficult transition experience out of the military-led her to get involved with helping veterans and now she is working to make a change for her local community through running for office […]

First Female Thunderbird Pilot

First Female Thunderbird Pilot

This week my guest is Nicole Malachowski. She is a combat veteran, the first female Thunderbird pilot, a former fighter squadron commander, a former White House Fellow and advisor, and a patient advocate. Listen to the full episode here. This episode was made possible by Foundation For Women Warriors. Foundation for Women Warriors (FFWW) is […]