Episode 78: Be A Good Friend, Bring Booze

2018 AFI Navy Spouse of the Year Brian Alvarado tells us why he's passionate about military spouse employment and the best way to celebrate military spouses

We are so happy to welcome Brian Alvarado, 2018 AFI Navy Spouse of the Year, to the Happy Hour to talk about his road to Navy Spouse of the Year and oh, you know, that one time that he was on the Ellen Show. We also celebrate an exciting commissary announcement and chat about MilSpouse Crazy Week (trademark pending.)

2018 AFI Navy Spouse of the Year Brian Alvarado tells us why he's passionate about military spouse employment and the best way to celebrate military spouses

This Week’s Guest: Brian Alvarado, 2018 AFI Navy Spouse of the Year

This week’s guest is Brian Alvarado. Brian is vice president of marketing and a realtor at Dwell Well Realty. He volunteers as a network lead for Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse Professional Network, is a command ombudsman and self-described gadget geek. Brian and his husband Matthew are stationed in San Diego.

Earlier this year, Brian was selected as the Armed Forces Insurance 2018 Navy Spouse of the Year and soon, very soon, we’ll find out if he’s the Military Spouse of the Year.

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