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Tonia Oldham-CMS (Retired) -Life Beyond Adversities-Memoirs of a Military Chief

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Tonia M. Oldham is a speaker, lecturer, singer and encourager. A native of Lakeland, FL, and a graduate of Kathleen Senior High School.  She received Associate Degrees from the Community College of the Air Force and the Insurance Institute of America.  Mrs. Oldham received a Bachelor's Degree from Wayland Baptist University and a MBA from St. Leo University.  

A career which began as a cashier at Winn Dixie reached a huge milestone when she enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was eventually selected for promotion to the highest enlisted rank, Chief Master Sergeant. Only the top 1 percent of all enlisted members achieve this rank. Tonia is highly decorated, with numerous prestigious awards and recognitions.

She has traveled extensively as a member of the prestigious Air Force Tops in Blue entertainment showcase. Also traveling the country singing the National Anthem for top-ranking military officials, as well as professional and collegiate sporting events.

Tonia allowed her singing, Christian upbringing and God's Holy Word to help her overcome many of the adversities she faced during her adult life.  In her book, Life Beyond Adversities...Memoirs of A Military Chief, she shares her personal testimony and the challenges, she endured before, during and after serving in the miitary.  She wants her readers to find hope and inspiration by referring to God's Word and reading her personal testimony.

Tonia and her husband Charles, a Funeral Director and Co-Owner of Oldham Funeral Home have four grown children and reside in Lakeland, FL.  They attend Pilgrim Rest Freewill Bapist Church located in Lakeland, FL.

Visit Tonia Oldham at :  www.encouragingtimescorp.com