Women of the Military

Shield of Sisters - helping women who experience MST

Episode Summary

Shannon runs the non profit Shield of Sisters and shared her experience of serving in the Navy on this week's episode of the Women of the Military podcast. Shannon's dad, an Army veteran, gave her two options, go to college or join the military. She decided to join the military. She picked the Navy because they were the only recruiter available when she went to the recruiters offices.

Episode Notes

Mentioned in this episode: 


Mental Health Resources:

Veterans Crisis Line:

1-800-273-8255 press 1

Text: 838255

Chat: https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/

Beyond MST app: https://mobile.va.gov/app/beyond-mst

Cohen Veterans Network: https://www.cohenveteransnetwork.org

Other resources:

Women of the Military Mentorship Program

Girl's Guide to Military Service available where books are sold. 

Signed copies of A Girl's Guide to Military Service

Girl's Guide to the Military Series

See full show notes: https://www.airmantomom.com/2023/01/shield-of-sisters/

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