Barb Maglaqui & MaCherie Dunbar

Recorded November 10, 2018 Archived November 10, 2018 01:36 minute
Languages: N/A
Id: APP538565

Description

Tech Sgt. MaCherie Dunbar was deployed twice to Iraq in 2007-2008. At StoryCorps, MaCherie told her then-girlfriend, Barb Maglaqui, about one of the hardest things she had to do while overseas.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
MaCherie retired from the Air Force in 2014 and went on to earn her BA in Communications from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Public about her own struggle with combat-related Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder (PTSD), MaCherie has become a fierce advocate for veterans, especially around issues of healthcare.

Produced by StoryCorps. Originally aired May 23, 2014, on NPR’s Morning Edition.

Participants

  • Barb Maglaqui
  • MaCherie Dunbar