Originally from Ireland, Karina has been a US military spouse since March 2008, and she became a proud US citizen in 2010. She and her husband Charlie have lived together in Florida, South Carolina, and Virginia.
Karina is an advocate for independent education and a co-founder of Tutors By Base, an organization that exists to help military spouses and dependents both find students and manage their independent tutoring businesses. Karina is an active board member on the Air Force Annual Charity Ball Committee, and has been an active board member of both the Air Force Officers’ Spouse’s Club and the Quantico Officers’ Spouses’ Organization. She has also lead a book club and a hiking club for military spouses.
Karina writes about military and military family related issues, education, current events, and the real estate and mortgage industries.