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Military Life

140 EpisodesProduced by Beck RaynerWebsite

Welcome to the Military Life Podcast- a podcast telling the stories of everyday Australian Military partners.Listen in to hear from others who are living this military life (Defence Life), juggling all the things on the daily, just like you and I. Let's connect and support each other by telling our … read more


66.Belinda Johnston on her role as DCO Patron, the juggle of being a Spouse & now the Parent of an ADF member

This week on the podcast I talk to current Patron of the Defence Community Organisation Belinda Johnston about the ups and downs of being a spouse and her role as DCO Patron.



Belinda and I also talk about;

  • How she juggles career, family and separation alongside her husband David's role as Vice Chief of the Defence Force
  • What being Patron of the Defence Community Organisation involves and why she looks forward to connecting with more spouses and families
  • Acknowledging the various types of ADF families and why they should access supports and services via DCO
  • The balance of being a spouse and also adapting to now being the parent of an ADF member
  • Taking on different roles at different times and seeing the good in each posting location
  • The importance of making connections and getting out into the community

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