Spotlight: Liz McChesney

We are so excited to introduce Liz McChesney to our team as our Motivation and Resource Expert. I met Liz at a luncheon for a new spouse in our battalion. She was so energetic and positive, and her energy made others open up and get to know each other better. I’m so happy to have […]

Spotlight: Desiree Walker

“My name is Desiree and I don’t have it figured out.  I have been married to my husband for 13 years. We have 4 children and an old pup, Luna. I am a makeup artist, a furniture refurbisher, upholsterer, expert junker and a vintage traveling shop.”   What inspired you to begin you social media […]

It’s a Military Life: 10 Fun Outside Activities to Do at Home

Whether you have children, a dog, or it’s just you and your significant other, it is so easy to waste away on the couch in front of the TV. I know, I am not making the best out of my free time, when Netflix asks me, “Are you still watching?” What Netflix is really saying […]

Spotlight: Patricia Allen, Military Spouse and IML’s Contributing Nutritionist

We are so excited to officially welcome Patricia Allen as one of our contributors for the It’s a Military Life community. Check out her weekly nutrition Facebook posts for #tacoboutnutritiontuesday. “My name is Patricia Allen, I’m a mom of two, mil spouse of 7 years with my loving husband. In 2013, I earned a Bachelors […]

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 […]

It’s A Military Life: YOU Create Your Own Happiness

Hi! I am a military spouse, among many, that have 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 people I have been blessed to meet all helped me on my journey as a military spouse. […]