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
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
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
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
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
16-year-old Jamie Marks interviews her former kindergarten teacher Ron Cushman about choosing his career after... more.
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16-year-old Jamie Marks interviews her former kindergarten teacher Ron Cushman about choosing his career after being wounded in Vietnam.
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Recorded in Bothell, Washington
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
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
Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salazar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of... more.
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Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salazar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of the largest nuclear tests conducted ...
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Talana Banks and her brother, Willie, talk with their mother, Chief Warrant Officer Felicia Banks,... more.
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Talana Banks and her brother, Willie, talk with their mother, Chief Warrant Officer Felicia Banks, about her deployment to Iraq ...
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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
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
Sally Edwards (L) and Lue Hutchinson (R) remember becoming friends after they both lost sons... more.
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Sally Edwards (L) and Lue Hutchinson (R) remember becoming friends after they both lost sons in the Gulf War.
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Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio
Korean War POW Wayman Simpson remembers the Korean officer who led the Tiger Death March,... more.
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Korean War POW Wayman Simpson remembers the Korean officer who led the Tiger Death March, a brutal trek that claimed ...
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Recorded in Lawton, Oklahoma
Carol Harllee interviews her father, Robert.
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Carol Harllee interviews her father, Robert.
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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
Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became... more.
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Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became unlikely business partners.
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Robert Stokely remembers honoring his son, Army Sgt. Michael Stokely, who was killed in Iraq... more.
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Robert Stokely remembers honoring his son, Army Sgt. Michael Stokely, who was killed in Iraq in 2005.
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Recorded in Atlanta, Georgia
Kendall Bailey (R) talks to his friend Don Davis (L) about his dismissal from the... more.
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Kendall Bailey (R) talks to his friend Don Davis (L) about his dismissal from the U.S. Marines under the "...
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Recorded in Norfolk, Virginia
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