Sergeant Papsy Lemus tells her daughter Griselda about going off to war in Iraq.
Gordon Bolar tells StoryCorps founder Dave Isay about his son, Army Specialist Matthew Bolar, who... more.
Iraq War veteran Richard Bennett (R) talks with Craig Williams (L) about how they became... more.
Clayton Hall Jr. tells his daughter, Breana, about his first day as a cadet at... more.
Vietnam veteran Harvey Hilbert remembers one night from the war.
Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salazar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of... more.
Joel Healy tells his daughter, Kelli Healy Salazar, about participating in Operation Plumbbob, one of the largest nuclear tests conducted ...
Eileen Tarr and her sister Ellen Hess remember their father leaving for the Vietnam War.
Andrea Doctor remembers her husband, Johnny Doctor Jr., who was killed at the Pentagon on... more.
Stacy Thedans remembers the last phone conversation she had with her mother on the morning... more.
"In 1966 I enlisted in the army for service in Vietnam. At that same time, Don was battling his diabetes."
Jim Sargent (L) and his brother, Don (R), who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes... more.
“In 1966 I enlisted in the army for service in Vietnam. At that same time, Don was battling his diabetes.”
Jim Sargent (L) and his brother, Don (R), who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 17, interview each other.
88-year-old Frank Curre remembers serving on the USS Tennessee during the attack on Pearl Harbor,... more.
Talana Banks and her brother, Willie, talk with their mother, Chief Warrant Officer Felicia Banks,... more.
Talana Banks and her brother, Willie, talk with their mother, Chief Warrant Officer Felicia Banks, about her deployment to Iraq ...
Marine Corporal Paul Wayman (L) talks with his friend Nathanael Roberti, (R) a former Navy... more.
Sergeant Marilyn Gonzalez and her daughter Specialist Jessica Pedraza remember deploying together to Iraq in... more.
Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
Robert Stokely remembers honoring his son, Army Sgt. Michael Stokely, who was killed in Iraq... more.
Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during... more.
Judy and Randy Pilgrim remember their son and Iraq war veteran, Army Specialist Lance Pilgrim.
Allen Hoe remembers meeting Major Paula Couglin, an Army nurse, at the 2005 Memorial Day... more.
World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier... more.