Spotlight: Co-founders of Bloom (Empowering Military Teens)

Elena Ashburn and Matthew Oh are the co-founders of Bloom, a platform designed to empower and inspire military teens. Born into the Army lifestyle, they have each moved countless times and have experienced the struggles of military life. “The two met during their freshman year of high school in Pennsylvania and were inseparable. Elena is […]

Spotlight: Steve Schmitt (@mrarmywife)

I am so delighted to put the spotlight on @mrarmywife, Steve Schmitt! Mr. Army Wife, Steve Schmitt has been a military spouse for 19 years.  He met his wife in college, they married in 2000 before joining the military in May 2001.  After 4 years, she reenlisted, attended Officer Candidate School and Steve became solely […]

Spotlight: Casey Douglass Synder, IML’s Fitness Contributor

Meet Casey Douglass Synder! Casey will be bringing you lots of fitness and health info each week on #WorkoutWednesday! Follow @itsamilitarylife on Facebook and Instagram to check out her posts about how to add a little more health and fitness into your everyday routine. “Hi all! I’m Casey! A mom of two and married to my […]

Spotlight: Christina Etchberger

Welcome to Spotlight! My name is Christina Etchberger, and I am the creator of It’s a Military Life. I am an Army spouse, among many, that has grown so much as an individual. I have learned a great deal from others who are experiencing a very similar military lifestyle-no matter what branch or rank. The […]