Tips for Surviving Company Command (For the Spouse)

Company command is definitely one of the most challenging things you will experience throughout your military life. It really is as bad as everyone says (sorry, just being honest) and there really is no way to wiggle out of it if your spouse wants to stay in the full 20. Command is often make or …

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Stop Discriminating Against Military Spouses!

I am just going to launch right in: military spouses are extremely discriminated against in the workforce. This topic is very near and dear to my heart: as an army wife of almost 5 years, I have experienced my fair share of military-related job struggles. Employers are afraid to hire military spouses because they know …

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Military Spouses are GOOD For Business

Hiring managers are always looking for ways to obtain top talent, reduce turnover, and save money – and yet they overlook an entire demographic that offers exactly that: military spouses. Military spouses bring a lot to the table, and savvy leaders need to be aware of the benefits this group of people can offer. So …

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Five Lessons for the New Military Wife

I have been married to my husband for over three years now, and while I am still relatively new to the military lifestyle, I have experienced quite a bit of the army madness. Between PCSing three times, being separated for a nine month deployment, three different month long field exercises, two extended overseas missions, and …

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