Page, VA – Captain Jennifer Martin was raised on a farm in Page County, Virginia.
She's a 16-year army veteran, three years active duty, the rest in the national guard.
Not too long ago, her Staunton-based national guard company, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Virginia, was activated and sent to Iraq. Her Combat Team was in charge of the Joint Area Support Group in Baghdad.
Captain Martin recently sat down with WMRA's Martha Woodroof and talked about her extraordinary personal journey.