Cindy Harkrider (Ask Cindy!)
Cindy Harkrider has over 23 years of service in the Army Reserves and National Guard, and currently serves as the Operations Officer at 83rd Troop Command in Florida. She received her commission through the ROTC program at Tennessee Technological University where she was a 4 year ROTC scholarship recipient. As an additional duty, she has been involved in the Equal Opportunity and Prevention of Sexual Harassment programs, and she started the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program for the Florida National Guard.
In addition to being a navy brat in her teens, Cindy has been a navy spouse twice before, being widowed from her first marriage and divorced from the second, and knows firsthand about moving, deployments, separations, grief and most recently, dating as a 40-something. She is the mother of three boys and a girl between the ages of 9 and 16, all four in different schools this year. While most of her free time is spent with her kids, she manages to squeeze in time for reading, playing the piano and making jewelry.
While still maintaining her part-time career in the Army, Cindy recently returned to the full time work force after being a SAHM for 12 years. Before that she was an elementary school teacher after earning her Master’s Degree from the University of North Florida.View All Posts By This Blogger
Julie is a WAHM with three boys, 8, 5 and 2. Two with special needs. She has been married to a Soldier in the US Army for 10 years and they have gone through three deployments.
Julie is originally from California but has lived in Kentucky, Germany and now Tennessee. She loves to blog, take pictures and is a big book worm. You can find her blog at soldierswifecrazylife.com.View All Posts By This Blogger
Melissa Riker is an Army wife, stay-at-home mom of three young boys, artist, and DIY enthusiast. Melissa and her family have traveled the world courtesy of the US Army including many years living in Italy. They currently reside in North Carolina.
An avid painter and crafter, Melissa loves to repurpose discarded trash into home décor treasure and documents her creative endeavors on her blog The Happier Homemaker.View All Posts By This Blogger
Diana blogs on raising a toddler daughter, the loss of her twin boys, and their families’ adoption in progress on the aptly named Hormonal Imbalances.View All Posts By This Blogger