The Phone and the Doorbell

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard of the crisis in Afghanistan.  While I’m not going to bog you down with my political views in light of this situation, I will tell you about my personal perspective on the loss of our service members and how it has affected this retired Navy spouse. 23 years ago, my husband left for Bootcamp.  We were both kids, and at the time, it seemed like the world was…  Read More

Calling All Military Spouses & Veterans!

It’s a Military Life is excited to announce the upcoming fall series of our cohort immersion program, It’s a Military Connection! This program is a fully immersive 10-week professional development experience aimed at helping military spouse participants navigate career and volunteer pathways as they grow their skillset. Read More

Love Notes Feature: Dr. and Mrs. Cletus Gilbert

Our first Love Notes Feature is the love story of Cletus and Shirley Gilbert. I was fortunate enough to speak with Dr. Cletus Gilbert about his early relationship and marriage to his late wife, Shirley. The love that he still so obviously feels for her is palpable in how he speaks of her and their […]

InstantHandz App: Connecting the Military Community to Meaningful and Rewarding Work

InstantHandz customers include everyone in our communities who need affordable and reliable handiwork help with small-mid sized jobs around the home.  Many folks spend hours posting online to find assistance and end up unable to find someone with the necessary skills or cannot afford to pay contractor prices.  That’s where the InstantHandz Provider comes in.

USAF Veteran Jerome Amos-Accomplished Software Developer, Inspiring Leader at NBC Universal, YouTube Cooking Show Host, and more!

Announcing our newest IML Recipe contributor: Jerome Amos! Jerome Amos was born into a lower-income, blue-collar family of eight kids. Amos started working at 11-years-old and knew he had to pay his own way through school for a better life. Amos decided to enlist in the U.S. Air Force and left home for Basic Training […]

Fitness and Nutrition Coach: Ashleigh Magee Coaching

Spotlight Interview By: Christina Etchberger We are happy to introduce Ashleigh Magee as our new Fitness and Healthy Lifestyle Contributor! Read more about Ashleigh and all that she does for the military spouse and veteran community below. Here’s to a more fit and healthy lifestyle! 1) Tell us a little bit about yourself! What is […]

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 […]