Firefighter reflects on his second chance in life after serving in the Navy

In his 25 years of life, Hector has gone through a lot. Especially from the time he was old enough to enlist. His life was almost taken away from him – he would argue it was completely torn apart –...

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.

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.

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.

A Plane, Christmas, and 20 Drunk Colonels

My grandfather served in the Vietnam War, and in 1965 he headed home for Christmas on leave. It did not go well.

"But our guns were bigger….."

Ms. Felicia Foy, Army veteran shares her experiences and life of service in the United States military.

#VeteransVoices: Serving On The High Seas

We talked about what it was like to serve in the Navy during the 80s on a daily basis and what was hard/good about it

Salem High School NJROTC VETS TO CADETS – Petty Officer 1st Class James Clinton

Petty Officer First Class James Clinton shares his story of the military life. He explains the benefits and the challenges he had overcome as he worked further in the service.

Salem High School NJROTC Vets to Cadets – Specialist Rheinsmith

Specialist Rheinsmith served as a Specialist in the U.S. Army Reserves. She shares her story of empowerment as a female in the military.

The story of an everyday American

This is my older brother Heber Lozano, I look up to him everyday of my life, and I decided his story was worth being told and recorded.

Patrick O’Brien and David Wilkes

David Wilkes interviews his Grandfather, Patrick O’Brien about his immigration to the US, his service in the Vietnam, his career and family.

A Social Worker’s Journey to Serving America’s Heroes

A social worker from the Department of Veterans Affairs shares his fondest memories and talks about his path to becoming a social worker as well as his experiences with the We Honor Veterans program and how he became chair of...

Veterans project

My grandfathers military experience and how it shaped his life. We talks some about his childhood too because he grew up in a military family.

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...