Claire lives in Evans with her husband, Ryan, and their three children. A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Claire has an M.A. in English from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where she spent over seven years as an adjunct instructor in the freshman composition program. For the past four years, Claire has been learning what it means to be a supportive military spouse. She writes at www.elizabethclairewood.com and has recently published a memoir, Mission Ready Marriage. Her faith-based book was written to provide hope to other military wives who may be struggling to navigate life in active duty service. Her passions include early morning walks, reading, education, blogging, and entertaining friends and family in her home. You can find her book at Amazon Books.