Military Spouse Magazine
Digital Nomad: a person who uses telecommunications technologies to earn a living and, more generally, conduct their life in a nomadic manner. (source: Wikipedia)
If the definition above sounds familiar at all, it is probably due to the fact that military spouses have been leveraging technology to earn a living long before the rest of the world coined this term and considered it a ‘trendy’ way of life.
And with an estimated 40% of the workforce expected to be freelancers/independent contractors by 2020, a unique situation is presented to military spouses who are interested in maintaining a job while on the move.
Here are 5 ways military spouses are the original digital nomads: