Straight Talk with Host Chuck Gallagher: Featuring Elaine Dumler - The Flat Daddy Lady

  04/27/2015  02:00 pm PDT

As a military “separations specialist”, Elaine Dumler, aka “The Flat Daddy Lady”, has been writing for military families and speaking at conferences and military installations since 2003. Her favorite thing to do is to help prepare families for deployment and the reunion/reintegration process. She has presented readiness training at installations all over the United States and has provided training materials to thousands of military families. She is the author of best sellers,  I’m Already Home…Again   for families experiencing deployment and  The Road Home  to help with reunion and reintegration.

Focusing on bringing her message and methods of family unity to military families, Elaine’s media coverage includes features in 86 publications (6 in foreign languages) over 25 TV appearances (including MSNBC, FOXNews and Montel) and  40 radio programs  to talk about the importance of keeping family ties stronger than ever and the connection strategies most effective in doing so. She has been presented with 22 “Military Challenge Coins,” including President George W. Bush’s Commander in Chief coin. Elaine presents readiness trainings on military installations, at family programs conferences and Yellow Ribbon briefings throughout the country with one goal in mind: to make sure that every American deployed or on temporary assignment in the service of their country has the means available to be in the closest contact possible with their loved ones left behind.

Thrilled to have Elaine on Straight Talk Radio!


Elaine Dumler

Elaine is a wife and mother whose husband served in the Army National Guard between 1969 and 1975 before they were married. Recognizing that the stress of separation is ther...

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