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Bob Calvert, Host of talkingwithheroes.com
Colorado Springs, Colorado – July 24, 2009
TalkingwithHeroes.Com Talk Show is privileged to interview Patti Katter, Military Wife and Founder of Christian Military Wives www.christianmilitarywives.com on July 27, 2009 9:00pm EST
Location: On the Internet
In March of 2007, Patti Katter began having small group meetings at her church for military wives while her husband served on a deployment to Iraq. Her husbands unit was hit very hard in Iraq, facing many casualties and fatalities. Patti's husband lost many battle buddies in the war. In April of 2007, nine soldiers from her husbands troop had been killed.
The entire deployment was very difficult for the soldiers and the families involved.
Patti has many stories of military wives opening their hearts for other military wives. The interactive message board on the website, Christian Military Wives has reached hundreds of Christian military wives all around the globe. They even have members in Germany, Japan, South Korea and other countries with United States Military bases, where servicemen are located with their families.
Also on this talk show program are:
Nikki Sturm - Nikki's husband is in the Army Chaplain Candidate Program. He spent 8 1/2 years enlisted active duty. Nikki is a stay at home mom of 3 children, she has been through 2 deployments. Nikki enjoys scrapbooking, cooking and baking. Nikki is the Secretary for Christian Military Wives. She has been a member of Christian Military Wives since July of 2007.
Kim Newman - Kim is one of the co-founders of Christian Military Wives. She has been a wonderful asset to CMW, helping to mentor and support military wives since the spring of 2007. Kim is a SAHM and mother of two beautiful girls, and wife to a wonderful Soldier in the US Army.
Claire Shackelford - Claire is a mother of four children whose ages range from 24 to 4. She is a former Army wife and Blue Star Mother with a son serving in the Active Army and a son serving in the Army Reserves. She holds a master's degree in social work, works as a freelance writer, radio host and blog owner. Additionally, Claire writes and leads Bible studies both on-line and in her community. Claire is an active member and officer of Christian Military Wives.
Linda Preiss - Linda is a proud Navy Wife and SAHM of two beautiful children. Her husband, Jason, is a Naval Aviator and has been in the Navy 13 years, 6 of which they have been married.