Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during... more.
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Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during an IED attack while deployed ...
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Recorded in Lubbock, Texas
Army Captain Drew Pham, 26, tells his wife, Molly Pearl, about Afghanistan and some of... more.
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Army Captain Drew Pham, 26, tells his wife, Molly Pearl, about Afghanistan and some of his most difficult combat memories.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had... more.
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Christine and Gordon Schei talk about learning that their son, Army Sergeant Erik Schei, had been shot in the head ...
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Recorded in Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line talk about helping callers through... more.
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Elizabeth Olson and her colleagues at the Veterans Crisis Line talk about helping callers through their darkest hours.
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Recorded in Canandaigua, New York
Alton Yates tells his daughter, Toni, about being part of a small group of Air... more.
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Alton Yates tells his daughter, Toni, about being part of a small group of Air Force volunteers who tested the ...
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Recorded in Jacksonville, Florida
Tracy Johnson and her mother in-law, Sandra Johnson, talk about the death of their wife... more.
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Tracy Johnson and her mother in-law, Sandra Johnson, talk about the death of their wife and daughter, Army Staff Sergeant ...
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Recorded in Raeford, North Carolina
Tech Sgt. MaCherie Dunbar (R) tells her girlfriend, Barb Maglaqui (L), about one of the... more.
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Tech Sgt. MaCherie Dunbar (R) tells her girlfriend, Barb Maglaqui (L), about one of the hardest things she had to ...
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Recorded in Fairbanks, Alaska
Kevin Lucey talks to his wife, Joyce Lucey, about their son Jeff who was a... more.
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Kevin Lucey talks to his wife, Joyce Lucey, about their son Jeff who was a marine convoy driver in Iraq.
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Retired Army Sgt 1st Class Max Voelz first recorded in 2011 to remember his wife,... more.
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Retired Army Sgt 1st Class Max Voelz first recorded in 2011 to remember his wife, Staff Sgt Kim Voelz, who died ...
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Iraq war Veteran Travis Williams, sole survivor of his 12-man squad, remembers the explosion that... more.
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Iraq war Veteran Travis Williams, sole survivor of his 12-man squad, remembers the explosion that took the lives of his 11 ...
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Recorded in Missoula, Montana
Stacy Thedans remembers the last phone conversation she had with her mother on the morning... more.
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Stacy Thedans remembers the last phone conversation she had with her mother on the morning of September 11, 2001.
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Recorded in , District of Columbia
Monica Velez talks to her fiancé , Christopher Hernandez about her two brothers, Army Corporal... more.
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Monica Velez talks to her fiancé , Christopher Hernandez about her two brothers, Army Corporal José "Freddy" Velez and Army Specialist ...
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Recorded in Austin, Texas
Shirley Parrello speaks with former Marine Sergeant Kevin Powell, who was with her son Lance... more.
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Shirley Parrello speaks with former Marine Sergeant Kevin Powell, who was with her son Lance Corporal Brian Parrello when he ...
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Paul Braun, a Sergeant with the Minnesota Army National Guard, and his interpreter, Philip, remember... more.
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Paul Braun, a Sergeant with the Minnesota Army National Guard, and his interpreter, Philip, remember working together in Iraq. Today, ...
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Recorded in Blaine, Minnesota
Staff Sergeant Daniel Hodd and his mother, Evelyn, talk about Daniel's decision to put aside... more.
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Staff Sergeant Daniel Hodd and his mother, Evelyn, talk about Daniel's decision to put aside a promising career as a ...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
88-year-old Frank Curre remembers serving on the USS Tennessee during the attack on Pearl Harbor,... more.
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88-year-old Frank Curre remembers serving on the USS Tennessee during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.
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Recorded in Waco, Texas
Gordon Bolar tells StoryCorps founder Dave Isay about his son, Army Specialist Matthew Bolar, who... more.
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Gordon Bolar tells StoryCorps founder Dave Isay about his son, Army Specialist Matthew Bolar, who was killed in Iraq in 2007.
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Recorded in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Trista Matascastillo speaks with her husband, Army 1st Sergeant Hector Matascastillo, about being sexually assaulted... more.
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Trista Matascastillo speaks with her husband, Army 1st Sergeant Hector Matascastillo, about being sexually assaulted when she was in the ...
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Recorded in St. Paul, Minnesota
Hospice nurse and Retired Navy Corpsman Ron Riveira tells his friend, retired Army Medic Jason... more.
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Hospice nurse and Retired Navy Corpsman Ron Riveira tells his friend, retired Army Medic Jason Deitch, about his grandmother and ...
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Recorded in Concord, California
Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and her daughter Specialist Jessica Pedraza remember deploying together to Iraq in... more.
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Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and her daughter Specialist Jessica Pedraza remember deploying together to Iraq in 2010.
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Recorded in Rockland, Massachusetts