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Author: Julie Rahm


Pictures_0003Celebrating the role military families play in the success of America as well as their individual accomplishments, Military Kids Speak by former naval physicist and author Julie Rahm is a fascinating and inspired account of what it takes to be a military kid. It?s a team effort with a common goal; the mission is to describe what it means to be a part of a military family, what it takes to persevere when it comes to deployments, and living abroad. It?s also a candid account of the military lifestyle, and how special it is to be a child of a hero. In two parts and seventeen chapters with titles like ?Military Kids Speak about Deployments,? ?Military Kids Speak about Living Abroad,? and ?Military Kids Speak about Making Friends,? this engaging, conversational book begins with over two dozen essays written by today?s military kids. These young authors, aged ten to sixteen, discuss the rollercoaster ride of military life, it?s perks and privileges, as well as its hardships and heartaches, while the second half comprises twelve in-depth interviews with famous former military kids like Justice Leah Ward Sears, Newt Gingrich, Shaquille O?Neal, and Mark Hamill. Being a military kid is special?a childhood spent with the military is an adventure. This first volume of Military Kids Speak is a narrative of what American kids of servicemen and servicewomen sacrifice for their country day in and day out all over the world?and what they have to say about it.


Nationally renowned as America’s Mindset Mechanic, Julie empowers her listeners and readers to succeed in any challenge. Her clients transcend relationship problems, get the emotional freedom they desire, and discover their unlimited personal power. She has cured hundreds of adults and children of dangerous anger by applying her insight to get immediate results. With her passion and people-loving style, Julie has provided the tools for thousands of people to bridge the gap between their thoughts and their lives. Her high-energy, cut-to-the-chase style captivates audiences of all ages. Julie’s motto is “Embrace life!” and she has the ability to move people to take action and produce real success. She especially enjoys speaking to youth, inspiring our next generation of leaders to be brave and dream big!

Julie is a former Defense Department Executive who discovered her true passion is giving a voice to military kids. A Navy kid herself, and wife of a U.S. Marine, Julie volunteered thousands of hours helping military families. She saw the extreme challenges military families face, and found that those who thrive were doing something different. She interviewed hundreds of kids in military families and famous people who were military kids. She realized how easy it would be to take lessons learned from military kids to make life easier for regular families. Her book Military Kids Speak is just the beginning.

  • Paperback: 268 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (February 4, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1452872163
  • ISBN-13: 978-1452872162

Julie Rahm, M.S. is an uncommon trainer capable of blending personal growth with professional development. She is a certified Frame of Mind Coach who has appeared on numerous television and radio broadcasts. As the host of her own show, “The Mindset Mechanic”, she has inspired thousands of people to make the most of their lives. Julie also provides mindset advice through humor in her weekly column in The Pamlico News. Julie is the author of Military Kids Speak and Handle Everything. She develops and leads life-changing empowerment courses and seminars.

Julie is a versatile, knowledgeable professional. Prior to her career as an empowerment expert, she applied her bachelor’s degrees in physics and mathematics for the U.S. Navy and her master’s degree in industrial engineering in the Defense Industry for over 20 years leading both government and corporate organizations. Julie is the daughter of a Navy man, wife of a U.S. Marine, and winner of the Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence.

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