All Press Releases for August 14, 2021

Military Spouse Advocacy Network With Presenting Sponsor Defense Credit Union Council Announces The Inaugural Military Spouse Leadership Development Program Cohort

Military Spouse Advocacy Network is delighted to announce the names of 50 military spouse candidates selected for the first installment of the Military Spouse Leadership Development Program.

Verenice Castillo, Founder, CEO, & President, commented, "At MSAN, we are always looking for ways to provide our fellow military spouses opportunities to learn, feel empowered, and succeed..."

    SAN ANTONIO, TX, August 14, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On August, 12, 2021, Military Spouse Advocacy Network revealed the names of the 50 military spouse candidates chosen from across all military branches to participate in the first assembly of the Military Spouse Leadership Development Program (MSLDP). Selected from hundreds of exemplary applicants, the spouses will start their cohort on August 28, 2021.

The candidates will take part in a virtual four-month training program focused on providing military spouses with an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of leadership, service, advocacy, and mentorship. In addition, they will receive free training from world-renowned institutions and professionals including:

Harvard University, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative
McChrystal Group, McChrystal Academy
Psych Hub
Top military leaders
Impactful voices in the community
Advanced communications training
Influential panel participants

Upon completion, the participants will receive a Leadership Certificate from Harvard University, Micro-certifications in mental health allyship from Psych Hub, and ongoing MSLDP alumni support of their programs and initiatives.

Verenice Castillo, Founder, CEO, & President, commented, "At MSAN, we are always looking for ways to provide our fellow military spouses opportunities to learn, feel empowered, and succeed. I am proud that our first cohort is so diverse, full of talented powerhouses, and I look forward to seeing the amazing things these leaders will do for their communities."

MSAN wholeheartedly congratulates the 2021 candidates and looks forward to offering this extraordinary training to more ambitious military spouses who wish to serve as a catalyst to empower military spouse leaders in the near future.

MSAN also looks forward to connecting with spouses who are well-equipped to drive change and lead efforts in local communities in their respective areas of interest and expertise. For more information about the Leadership Development Program and future cohorts, please visit Military Spouse Advocacy Network.

About Military Spouse Advocacy Network

Military Spouse Advocacy Network (MSAN) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a mission to create stronger military families through education, empowerment, and support. MSAN's Military Spouse Mentorship-HUB helps bridge military families from every branch of the Armed Forces and their surrounding communities in locations around the world through a Virtual Education and Resource Center, New Military Spouse Support Program, and Leadership Development Program. MSAN's collaborations with official military installations, Department of Defense (DoD) resources, and trusted partner organizations provide a structured and personal approach through a one-of-a-kind peer-to-peer mentorship experience, building long-term connections to local and national resources expanding the military family sense of community. MSAN strives to improve morale and military retention, increased utilization of resources, and ongoing investment in the communities that our leaders serve.

For more information on MSAN and its programs, visit Follow MSAN on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

About Defense Credit Union Council

DCUC is a 501c6 trade association representing the interests of federally and state-chartered credit unions serving our military around the globe. By maintaining a close and constant liaison with the Pentagon, the Council supports its member credit unions and the Department of Defense (DoD) in coordinating policy, procedures, and legislation impacting morale and welfare, financial readiness, and the delivery of quality financial products and services to DoD personnel and their families. Organized in 1963, the Council's membership is comprised of 180 credit unions with over 23 million members.

For more information on Defense Credit Union Council, visit

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Military Spouse Advocacy Network
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