Abrell Jones, an Army spouse and veteran, has landed a slew of federal jobs over the years and now she helps others do the same at Fort Campbell’s Spouse Employment Center, 5668 Wickham Ave.
The Spouse Employment Center, 5668 Wickham Ave., features a brand-new welcome area where client-spouses will be greeted by employment services counselors who will help guide them to the job services they need, said Duane Soumis, Spouse Employment Center manager.
Second Lady of the United States, Karen Pence, visited Fort Campbell Feb. 28 to connect with military spouses and share new initiatives to help create employment opportunities and solutions for military spouses.
Chanel Diaz-Woodall was in her mid-20s when injuries forced her to trade her Army boots for dress shoes, but she still remembers how nervous she was about her first interview and the confidence boost she felt after getting a makeover and new clothes.
Groups that help transitioning Soldiers and spouses find their path in the civilian workforce will gather for the large-scale career fair aimed specifically at women.
Being the spouse of a Soldier has its unique challenges. The frequent moves can wreak havoc on a career. Because spouses are an integral part of the Army Family, the Fort Campbell garrison is laser-focused on helping them succeed in whatever career they choose.