Saluting Military Moms: Masle Anastasia
Name: Masle Anastasia
Years in service: 3
Years as Mom:
Children: Alisa, 4; Sasha, 1
Current Duty Station and job: Yongsan Garrison, Reserve Pay Clerk
Q. What are your key responsibilities at work?
A. Make sure reserve soldiers performing duties in Korea are getting paid.
Q. What are your key responsibilities at home?
A. Teach my kids what is right and wrong.
Q. How do you balance work and family?
A. Concentrate on one thing at a time.
Q. How do you keep in touch with family when you are TDY or deployed?
A. Skype, emails, paper letters.
Q. How does the military community support you?
A. Different programs for kids and community events.
Q. What’s the best part of being a military mom?
A. Kids can see the world with me. I also get chances to meet different people and experience different culture.
Q. What do you want for Mother’s Day?
A. Spa day or sleep in very late.
Q. Anything else you’d like to add?
A. Both jobs, military and a mom, can be stressful and difficult. But both are very rewarding as well.
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