The military family has been part of the fabric of the United States since the Revolutionary War. Since the earliest days of the nation, the service and sacrifice of military members has, by necessity, involved the service and sacrifice of the members of their families.
According to the National Military Family Association (NMFA) 14% of American households rely on food banks, but when it comes to the military, that number is 25%. The reigning Mrs. California US America, Andrea McClew is a military spouse of 14 years and mother to two kids - "Me and my husband have survived 4 deployments together in our own way. Its very difficult trying to convey to people what the military lifestyle is like for both the spouses and families and pageantry was my way to explain a lot of unanswered questions" - she explained.
It also helped her introduce to pageantry an organization that she is very passionate about which is the ASYMCA-Armed Services YMCA. A free to low cost program designed to help military families in need. As an optician Andrea would like to start a program that will allow low income military families to receive high quality eyewear at little to no cost.
Here we bring you the untold facts about Andrea’s life and also her ideas, objectives and opinions… Have a look!