Chat with Melissa Johnson, Founder of Adopt-a-Grandparent: Veterans Edition

Interview By: Christina Etchberger Though I can’t reach out to each of them in the U.S., the veterans and veteran spouses in military community care facilities will be a good start. Melissa Johnson, Founder of Adopt-a-Grandparent: Veterans Edition The Interview Adopt-a-Grandparent: Veterans Edition was founded by Melissa Johnson, an active duty military spouse. Through conversations […]

Interview with Claude Schmid, Founder of Veteran Last Patrol

Interview By: Christina Etchberger Listen in as Christina Etchberger, Founder of It’s a Military Life, talks with Colonel (Ret) Claude Schmid, Founder of Veteran Last Patrol. They discuss the story behind this amazing non-profit organization, how to get involved, and the event of the season: Operation Holiday Salute! About the Founder “Believing that no veteran […]

Inaugural USO Trot for the Troops

Inaugural USO Trot for the Troops Kicks Off Season of Thanksgiving ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29, 2020 — During this season of giving thanks, the United Service Organizations (USO) invites the public to join in a united expression of gratitude for our service members, along with their families, who sacrifice for our great nation. The inaugural […]

Veteran Pen Pal Project’s Holiday Initiative: Operation Holiday Salute

Written By: Christina Etchberger Christina Etchberger from It’s a Military Life and our friends from GivingTuesdayMilitary are working together to spread the word about Veteran Last Patrol’s Operation Holiday Salute! Veteran Last Patrol: OPERATION HOLIDAY SALUTE This holiday season, take the time to send a veteran a card or small gift, as a simple act of kindness that will make […]

Spotlight Special: Jessica Sweet and The Whole Family Neuro Resource Project

Children often feel confused, scared, helpless, and even guilty when they see a loved one undergo a sudden and dramatic change. Many times, they no longer know how to interact socially with their loved one. Jessica NaDona Sweet, MS, CCC-SLP “The Whole Family Neuro Resource Project”: 1) Alert families about the four exciting, newly available […]

Spotlight: Paulette Fryar and The Million Mile Project

Written By: Paulette Fryar My name is Paulette Fryar and I am a Coast Guard Spouse to my husband, Troy, who is in his 31st year of active duty service. We have 4 college age sons, with one entering the Air Force this fall. We are currently stationed at Scott Air Force Base. In May, […]