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
U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a... more.
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U.S. Navy veteran Denny Meyer remembers what it was like to be gay and a sailor in the late 1960...
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
Carol Harllee interviews her father, Robert.
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Carol Harllee interviews her father, Robert.
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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
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
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
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
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
Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Hector Vega and his wife, Leopoldina, remember the day Hector returned home from war.
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Recorded in New York City, New York
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
World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier... more.
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World War II veteran Joseph Robertson tells his son-in-law, John Fish, Jr., about a soldier he killed in combat.
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Recorded in Columbus, Ohio
Harrison Wright tells his grandson, Sean Guess, about serving in the Army at the end... more.
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Harrison Wright tells his grandson, Sean Guess, about serving in the Army at the end of World War II.
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Recorded in Austin, Texas
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
Eileen Tarr and her sister Ellen Hess remember their father leaving for the Vietnam War.
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Eileen Tarr and her sister Ellen Hess remember their father leaving for the Vietnam War.
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Recorded in Richmond, Virginia
Jerald Collman, who served in Vietnam, remembers receiving the bodies of fallen soldiers as an... more.
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Jerald Collman, who served in Vietnam, remembers receiving the bodies of fallen soldiers as an Army Graves Registration collection point ...
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Recorded in St. Louis, Missouri
Jenny Francis and Rebecca Fuller remember their brother, First Lieutenant Travis Fuller, who was killed... more.
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Jenny Francis and Rebecca Fuller remember their brother, First Lieutenant Travis Fuller, who was killed in Iraq.
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Recorded in Portland, Maine
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
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