Episode 85: Let’s Not Be 1970s Anymore

Meg O'Grady tells us how Purdue Global can help military spouses achieve their education goals from wherever they are stationed.

Meg O’Grady explains how Purdue Global can help military spouses achieve their education goals from wherever they are stationed. We also talk about the most important news of the week regarding beer and wine at overseas commissary.

Meg O'Grady tells us how Purdue Global can help military spouses achieve their education goals from wherever they are stationed.

This Week’s Guest: Meg O’Grady, Purdue Global University

Meg is Vice President of Military and Public Sector Solutions at Purdue Global. At Purdue Global, Meg leads a team that helps service members, military spouses, and government organizations reach important milestones in their education and careers.

Over the course of her career, Meg has worked with the Army – including being responsible for the Military Spouse Well-Being in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as well as federal contractors, non-profit organizations and higher education institutions.  

Operating as an accredited non-profit online university within the world-class Purdue University system, Purdue Global offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees “hyper-tailored” to the needs of adult students, including active duty service members and veterans.

Learn more about Purdue Global and their degree programs on their website. Are you a service member? Start here.

NextGen MilSpouse Posts That Have Us Talking

Thea has taken and passed the bar exam 3(!!!) times thanks to three little letters: PCS.

This ladies-only kickball team in Okinawa is all about fun and friendship.

Amy Brings Us The News From Military.com

An education benefit used primarily by disabled veteran’s children is getting some changes.

The Army National Guard is also making changes to their education programs for soldiers.

Government shutdowns are the worst – no there isn’t one happening – but if there’s another, Congress is working on a fix to this one problem.

Jessica Tells Us What’s Trending On Social Media

We had an awesome Facebook Live AMA with The Paradigm Switch’s Justine Evirs (from episode 84) just for our Happy Hour Facebook group.

Anna Blanch Rabe’s TEDx talk is on YouTube – go watch!

PCSing? There’s a military spouse-created app that will simplify your next move.

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