Throwback to August 2008

Throwback to August 2008

This was written when I first started the Sorority Soldier blog after finding out I’d be deployed for a second time.   Friday (August 1) I found out I was going back to Iraq for a second tour. I knew what was coming before my commander ever said it… I guess...
The inconvenience of being a strong woman

The inconvenience of being a strong woman

“You’re too assertive.” I’d never heard those words in my life.  Not related to me, anyway.  Yet that’s what my supervisor was telling me because that’s what a woman in the office told him.  Apparently I was too assertive and I made...