Look Beyond the Christmas Card

December 17, 2021

Episode 201

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Lisa Howard from the Barry Robinson Center discusses how to take a hard year and still make it a great story.

Show Notes:




Lisa Howard has been a military spouse for 25 years.  She served as both an enlisted Soldier and officer within the United States Army Reserve.  Lisa earned a Master of Social Work in 1999 from Savannah State University.  She has two children: Lucas (21, adopted in 2002 from Baku, Azerbaijan) and Madeline (19, born in Germany).  Her family has relocated ten times for Army assignments- twice to Germany. 

Lisa has first-hand experience with the struggles associated with raising a special needs child in the military culture.  Throughout multiple moves and school transitions, she experienced the difficulties coordinating specialized education plans and supports.  Later, Lisa traversed the challenges of finding therapeutic and medical resources for her son’s mental health needs. 

Currently, Lisa is the Associate Vice President, Government Affairs & Community Engagement for The Barry Robinson Center (BRC) where she shares the mission of BRC with the military community through multiple formats.

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