Kristle Helmuth is a 26 year-old Army veteran, wife of a wounded warrior, and mother of two children. She is currently working toward her B.S in Communications and digital media. Kristle is the author of Forget The Dog Not The Baby, a blog that shares her personal experiences regarding her husbands injuries in Iraq, and their journey through healing. Kristle has also been featured in many media outlets including Fort Riley’s award-winning newspaper- The First Infantry Division Post,, and SpouseBuzz, a sponsored blog. She also received a nomination for’s best U.S. Military Spouse Blog in 2011, and again in 2012. Kristle is currently completing a Mission Continues Fellowship where she will complete 520 volunteer hours in support of Military Families. Kristle has used her broad skill-set to increase awareness of the issues facing our nations wounded heroes, share resources, and provide hope for military families facing the many challenges associated with Military life.