“They also serve who only stand and wait.” – John Milton Military Spouses are experts in flexibility, ingenuity, and perseverance. Because of their commitment to their spouse’s military career and a highly mobile lifestyle, Military Spouse unemployment rates are estimated to be as much as three times higher than their civilian peers – upwards…Read More
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Do you know a child whose parents serve in the military?
These “hidden heroes,” or our military children serve, too! Those whose parents serve on active duty, move 6-9 times during their K-12 school career. This often creates social and academic challenges. It also develops traits like being outgoing, resilient and adaptable. My father was career active duty Navy. As far as I can recall, I…Read More
Why I served & what’s important
By Brenda Smull, U.S. Army Veteran, Director at Charles Schwab and author of Strong Words and Simple Truths: The Courage to Communicate. As I reflect on Women’s History Month, I wish I had met and been able to talk to my grandmothers. They were born around the turn of the last century and passed away…Read More