The Art of Volunteerism

By: Jenna Soliani, IML Guest Writer Those of you who follow us here at It’s a Military Life know that we are avid supports of the veteran community. Christina’s initiative, the Veteran Pen Pal Project (VPPP), pairs our nation’s veterans with pen pals from around the country with the mission to spread joy with the […]

The First Ever IML Internship Cohort Pilot Program

Our Cohort showed us that when we come together and support each other, anything is possible. Over the last several weeks I have the privilege to work alongside some amazing women. Their drive to succeed, build and encourage each other has been so rewarding.

Jenny Lynne Stroup: Military Spouse and Mental Health Advocate

Mental health is such an important topic to discuss, especially for our military servicemembers, families, and veterans. IML is excited to have Jenny Lynne Stroup join us today about mental health within the military community and beyond. Jenny Lynne is an outreach coordinator for a military family clinic. She is a mental health advocate with personal and professional experiences that have provided her with the resources and knowledge to help those in the military community and beyond.

It’s a Military Life: Be the Lead in Your Own Story, Origin of IML

Our Family Portrait @amandacreatesart: @amandacreatesart Written By: Christina Etchberger, Lifestyle Blogger and Founder of It’s a Military Life   Be the lead in your own story, while guiding others to also find themselves. Christina Etchberger, Founder of It’s a Military Life My name is Christina – Army wife, boy mom x 2, former full-time educator […]

America’s Dinner Table: Submit Your Family’s Recipe!

Written By: Christina Etchberger @itsamilitarylife All great change in America begin at the dinner table. Ronald Reagan Submit Your Recipes HERE for America’s Dinner Table Cookbook by Christina Etchberger One of my favorite memories as a child involved my mother’s home-cooked meals. We all gathered around the dinner table, prayed as a family, and discussed […]

Author: Ashley Flowers

My name is Ashley Flowers and I am the author and creator of the children’s book series, “I Might Know a Superhero!” The idea behind this series has been to create books that would inspire kids everywhere to go out and be part of the good in the world. Children love superheroes, so I thought […]

Great Nonprofits

If you love our work then tell the world! Stories about us from people like you will help us make an even bigger impact in our community. GreatNonprofits – the #1 source of nonprofit stories and feedback – is honoring highly regarded nonprofits with their 2022 Top-Rated List. Won’t you help us raise visibility for […]

Latina Military veteran, Author, Educator

Graciela was born in El Paso, Texas to Mexican parents and grew up in Greeley, Colorado. As the first-born daughter of immigrants, she had a weight of responsibility on her shoulders, but she also had dreams. After graduating from high school, she attended the University of California at Berkeley as an Air Force ROTC scholarship […]

Spotlight: Our Hispanic Military Spouse Community

Talia Zales, author of A Phone for Christmas, is a Hispanic San Diego based author. Talia was born a military brat. Her father spent twenty-three years in the Air Force, and they traveled quite a bit over the years. By age eighteen, she had already been through more than half of the United States, seeing […]