I absolutely LOVE the direction military spouses have taken during the last ten years
regarding their ability to move forward as independent free-
Make no mistake, the ONLY reason people work (whether they love the career they chose or hate the job they perform) is to maintain the ability to secure a life of EARNING POWER.
Interview with Erin Voirol, MSCCN Executive Director
Since accepting her promotion as Executive Director, Erin has fearlessly led her team in their mission to positively impact the military community in terms of employment opportunities available to them. Erin tells us,
"Working with MSCCN and CASY gives me the opportunity to give back to my military community and help touch the lives of many."
If you have never heard of R. Riveter or their handbags, get ready for a product that changes lives. This unique and inventive company, named after Rosie the Riveter, was born from a simple, yet bold notion that military spouses are deserving of sustainable careers. The military life is not an easy one, especially for career driven spouses, but R. Riveter's message of hope and success has taught military spouses to never compromise their mission or value.
“At R. Riveter, our handbags are a statement of pride and support for all military spouses and families. Each of us has a story about our life in the military and the journey we are on with our service member.”
In June the MSEJ brought you the story of Valerie Eierman: A military spouse determined to create a path of her own. Her entrepreneurial adventure of designing fashion scarves, baby gear and home décor, has allowed her to raise her children while still contributing to her family, financially.
As this savvy business woman continues to build momentum, she is being recognized and approached by popular online boutiques, such a zulily.com, and is carving the way for military spouses across the nation who are ready to build a portable career out of something they love.