Heather Campbell, Air Force Spouse

Our heritage is lined with military spouses making a difference–and today is no exception. Just like the spouses who have come before us, our spouses today identify a problem and work tirelessly at transforming it into a solution.  

One of today’s military spouses in action is Heather Campbell. Perhaps you have heard her on a podcast. At some point soon, you may see her testifying to Congress. Maybe you recognize her as Eielson’s Air Force Base’s AFI Military Spouse of the Year 2022. But what truly sets Heather apart is her passion for fighting military food insecurity.  

While personally experiencing food insecurity, Heather found many military families struggle to put food on the table. In fact, she discovered this affects as many as one in five. Identifying this gap, she knew she had to prioritize figuring out a solution for her own family first, noting,  “Deep in my heart, I always thought that once I could make it work within the four walls of my own home, I could make it work for the community beyond them.”

Now empowered with a mission to educate and advocate on military food insecurity, combined with her educational background in Clinical Nutrition and professional experience as a pediatric dietician, Heather continues to be a spouse in the fight! Her work not only helps the spouses of today but will no doubt benefit the spouses of tomorrow.

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