In the most recent of times, the spouses of transgender service members are being welcomed into the military spouse circle. Peg Fram opened up to MilSpouseFest about her journey.
Articles by Jennifer Musa McDonald
Memorial Day for a Gold Star Family
MilSpouseFest spoke with Erica Brophy about the loss of the love of her life and the grieving process that turned into a project to help fellow Gold Star Families—those whose loved ones died serving their country.
A Conversation about Mental Health with The Barry Robinson Center
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. MilSpouseFest had a candid conversation with Lisa Howard, military spouse, mom, and mental health professional, about the journey of getting care for yourself or your children suffering from mental health issues.
Meet the Spouse who advocates for Exceptional Families
MilSpouseFest highlights a group of military spouses that run an organization to ensure every military child is getting excellent health care. MilSpouseFest spoke with the CEO of Exceptional Families of the Military about their journey.
Just ask: A plea from a mom of military kids
Deployment. It’s a complex subject for us military spouses and equally sensitive for our children. So for April, the Month of the Military Child, MilSpouseFest spoke to an active duty Army family about how their children cope with deployment.
The Life of a Military Child Post-pandemic
High school is supposed to be the best time of your life—limited responsibility, lots of learning, friends, and reaching many milestones. Unfortunately, military children have had these experiences stripped away because of the combination of the pandemic and frequent moves between duty stations
What We Already Know is Official
Separation, military spouse employment, children’s education, family building, and finances are some of the biggest issues currently affecting military families according to the latest Blue Star Families survey.
Military Spouse on the Front Lines assisting Ukrainian Refugees in Romania
As an Air Force spouse of 22 years, Susanna Derbenwick is well-practiced in self-sacrifice, volunteerism, and managing the complicated logistics of moving her family around the globe. But she never thought that experience would be crucial in helping Ukrainian refugees escape to Romania during a devastating war.