Ray Trower, former member of the U.S. Army, National Guard, and Army Reserves, shares his story.

Savannah McCool, a high school sophomore, interviews veteran Ray Trower. The two talk about Trower’s experience joining the military, the impact of military service, and Trower’s views on the current conflicts in Afghanistan.

Jordan Purkiss and Wade Purkiss

My interview with my father who bravely served two deployments in the Iraq War.

Veteran for a father

This story is me and my step father a man who’s been there for me even during the war, and after, he tells his story and depiction of Afghanistan and helps me to understand how great of a man he...

Interview with Don Derr an Airforce Veteran

Interview with airforce veteran Don Derr, learning about his experiences in the service.

Interview with John Wilkirson (Vietnam Veteran)

Julia Oliveira is a Freshman at Berry College. Hannah Cunningham is her roommate from Arizona. John Wilkirson is Hannah’s grandfather, a Vietnam Veteran. Around minute 26, John tells a very emotional and touching story while he was in Vietnam. God...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

We talked about my grandfather’s service in the Navy and Airforce Reserve.

Jay Bakken Interview

My dad served in the military for 20 years, and in this interview we talked about a couple experiences he had during his Air Force career.

The Greatest Thanksgiving Listen 2018

This interview was recorded on Thanksgiving 2018 in the Spence living room. The interview included my mom Kim, and myself. She had discussed what living in different places during her childhood was like as well as some of her favorite...

Veteran Interview with My Dad

My dad explains life on the aircraft carrier during the Iran/Iraq war in the Navy during the late 1980s (note: phone stopped recording at 12 minutes, but incredible story nonetheless)

“ It’s a poor day if you don’t learn something new.”
November 25, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, recorded on November 24 2018, Don Cornelius, who is a resident of Halifax, Virginia, is interviewed by his granddaughter, Erin Kee, a resident of Egg Harbor township. Don is asked about his life and childhood via phone...

9/11 Coversation WayneStateHistory

In this recording I have a conversation regarding 9/11 with a U.S Air Force Veteran who happens to be my mother

Payton Cassel and her Grandfather, Dave Strycker, talk about his life before, during, and after the Army.
November 24, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, conducted in November 2016 in Eaton, Ohio, Payton Cassel interviews her grandfather, Dave Strycker about his childhood and life in the Military. Dave Strycker talks about his family, life in the Military, and his career afterward. He...

Veteran Interview

Interview with Major Retired Donovan

Let me tell you about my brother…

Mary excitedly shared good memories about her family. She also recalled her childhood during World War II.

The Life of a War Hero

Simon Sandoval recalls his life as a Marine, his life afterwards, and how his experiences shaped who he is today.

Bob and Patsy’s story

Patsy talks about her fiancé who just returned from being drafted into the Vietnam war. He canceled their wedding a few days before it took place, and this is how they went forward.

Oral History of Captain Bruce W Rider, USAF (Retired)

This is part one of the story of Bruce Rider. A retired Vietnam War Veteran talks about his childhood, education, and joining the military.