Vietnam veterans Gary Redlinski (L) and Glen Fruendt (R) remember working in Graves Registration at... more.
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Vietnam veterans Gary Redlinski (L) and Glen Fruendt (R) remember working in Graves Registration at an Army mortuary near Saigon.
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Recorded in St. Louis, Missouri
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
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz remembers his wife, Staff Sgt. Kimberly Voelz, who died... more.
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Retired Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz remembers his wife, Staff Sgt. Kimberly Voelz, who died in Iraq while disarming an ...
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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Paul Crowley (L) talks with his friend and fellow veteran Anthony Bravo Esparza (R), who... more.
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Paul Crowley (L) talks with his friend and fellow veteran Anthony Bravo Esparza (R), who calls himself "Dreamer," about the ...
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Recorded in Los Angeles, California
Army National Guard Capt. Zachariah Fike speaks with Adeline Rockko about returning her brother's lost... more.
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Army National Guard Capt. Zachariah Fike speaks with Adeline Rockko about returning her brother's lost Purple Heart medal.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
Navy Lieutenant Mark Radlinski speaks with his brother, Lieutenant Luke Radlinski, about Mark's deployment to... more.
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Navy Lieutenant Mark Radlinski speaks with his brother, Lieutenant Luke Radlinski, about Mark's deployment to Iraq and his homecoming.
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Recorded in , District of Columbia
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
Army National Guard Specialist Justin Cliburn tells his wife, Deanne, about Ali, the young Iraqi... more.
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Army National Guard Specialist Justin Cliburn tells his wife, Deanne, about Ali, the young Iraqi he befriended during his service ...
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Recorded in Norman, Oklahoma
Andrea Doctor remembers her husband, Johnny Doctor Jr., who was killed at the Pentagon on... more.
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Andrea Doctor remembers her husband, Johnny Doctor Jr., who was killed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Doctor was an information ...
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Recorded in , District of Columbia
Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at... more.
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Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute.
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Recorded in Richmond, Virginia
Jean Thackeray tells her daughter-in-law, Susan, about a German POW who worked on her father's... more.
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Jean Thackeray tells her daughter-in-law, Susan, about a German POW who worked on her father's farm during World War II.
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Recorded in Logan, Utah
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
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
Jim Sargent (L) and his brother, Don (R), who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes... more.
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Jim Sargent (L) and his brother, Don (R), who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 17, interview each other.
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Recorded in Salt Lake City, Utah
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
Marine Corporal Paul Wayman (L) talks with his friend Nathanael Roberti, (R) a former Navy... more.
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Marine Corporal Paul Wayman (L) talks with his friend Nathanael Roberti, (R) a former Navy Seal, about their trouble readjusting ...
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Recorded in San Diego, California
Marie DeSantis tells her grandson, Mark Hayes, about a Christmas during World War II.
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Marie DeSantis tells her grandson, Mark Hayes, about a Christmas during World War II.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
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