Be Bold, Be #1

The best career advice I ever received was from a coworker at a deployed location when I was contemplating how to prepare an evaluation on my performance. It was 2014, and I was the first female pilot in this particular office.  I felt like Veronica Corningstone from "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy".  Guys were …

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Youngest soloist to fly around the world!

Ms. Shaesta Waiz, an Afghani Refugee, completed a solo journey around the world and became the youngest woman to do so.  But that is not the coolest part. She did it to show that its possible for any woman. Through her journey, dreamssoar.org, she raised money for herself and for her cause to spread the …

Feminism and Wonder Woman – What you might not know

After Wonder Woman's successful run at the box office, Director Angela Robinson is releasing another movie, "Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman” (set release date of 27 October), a film meant to discuss some of the back story of creator Professor Marston and his family. It promises to be kinky and sexy, and probably will …

3rd Annual Valor Run

On October 21, 2017, men and women veterans and their supporters will be participating in the 3rd annual Tribute Only Valor Run -  "Valor Run, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2014. Our mission is to unite communities through running events to honor the U.S. military women who have served our nation 9/11, …

Advocating for our Love

At the Milieux Project, @Aviatrix97 and I believe in our true love, military aviation.  We are grateful for all our #sistersinservice and #femalepilots that share our passion. Capt Susan Finch is just that kind of woman.  Please watch the Air Force video highlighting her passion that we all share.  What an amazing young lady! The …

“Don’t Command Afraid”

This is a personal post, and may be a bit emotional.  But emotional for good reason.  I see and feel people and situations beyond the surface...at times with a bit more empathy than I would like.  Maybe it is because I'm a woman, maybe it is because I was raised in a small town in …

“The stripes don’t mean flight attendant”

I came across this article while reminiscing about the most fun I had ever had in an airplane.  My friend Jessica and I earned our commercial single engine sea rating at Kenmore Air in 2010.  When we were there, I witnessed a young woman effortlessly push a de Havilland Beaver off the dock, jump onto …