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107: “With no understanding of what being a military spouse was going to be like, I had to learn to reach out, network and be self sufficient.” MilSpouseFest with Julie P. Shepard
Episode 1013th September 2021 • Holding Down the Fort by US VetWealth • Jen Amos
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Navy spouse of 25 years, mom of two, and the new director of MilSpouseFest Julie P. Shepard is all about building community for our military families. She shares her involvement with MilSpouseFest before becoming the new director, the self sufficiency she quickly learned when she was a new spouse, her children education advocacy work, and much more.

Join Jen, Jenny Lynne and Julie at the MilSpouseFest Make Dreams Reality Hampton Roads on Thursday, September 16th, 2021! For more details and for upcoming MilSpouseFest events, visit

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