A Military Leader Gives Back – Gen Carol Eggert

A Military Leader Gives Back – Gen Carol Eggert

Brig Gen Carol Eggert is a combat veteran and purple heart recipient. Her philosophy as a military leader is to continue to give back to her unit and community. She never said no to an opportunity and in the end, it led to her achieving the rank of Brigadier General. In today’s episode, we cover […]

Who is Harriet Tubman? Nurse, War Hero, Women’s Right’s Activist

Who is Harriet Tubman? Nurse, War Hero, Women’s Right’s Activist

by Colleen Forsyth Most Americans have heard of Harriet Tubman. She is a household name synonymous with the fight to end slavery. She was critical to the abolition movement and helped save dozens of slaves by being a conductor on the Underground Railroad. But that is just the tip of the iceberg to all the […]

Geospatial Intelligence in the Air Force

Geospatial Intelligence in the Air Force

What is it like to serve as a Geospatial Intelligence Air Force member? Listen to Marissa’s story of how she found her way to the Air Force and what it was like to be a Geospatial Intelligence analyst. Marissa joined the Air Force when her mom talked to a friend who happened to married to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coming Home Series by Jessica Scott

Back to You: Book 1 of the Coming Home Series Review by Cynthia Cline Imagine reading a book that grabs your attention immediately to the point that you finish it in less than 2 days. And not just any book, but a story that covers what it’s like to be a military service member and […]

New Military Female Hair Regulation

The AF is changing the female hair regulation on February 10, 2021. The Army also announced a number of new hair regulations and other changes affecting women in AR 607-1 which will be published on February 25, 2021. And while this is an exciting change for those in the service many do not realize the […]

Becoming a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard

Becoming a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard

What does it take to become a Rear Admiral in the Coast Guard? Check out Rear Admiral Melissa Bert’s story this week on the Women of the Military Podcast. Melissa decided to join the Coast Guard because her dad had served in the Coast Guard and suggested she look into it. She attended the Coast […]

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. […]