Time in the Marine Corps

William Ross’s younger life and time in the Marine Corps.

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Bonnie Downs and Maureen Brown

Maureen Brown (39) interviews her friend Bonnie Downs (39) about enlisting in the Army Military Police in 2002, serving in Germany, and her time serving in Baghdad, Iraq.

From nothing to something

"I didn't have a skill so I figured if I went to the military they would teach me a skill which they did." On November 21,2019,in Cerritos,California, 15 year old Isaiah Brewington sat down with his 78 year old grandfather...

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Allan Cameron, Jean Cameron, David Cameron, William Cameron, and Allan Cameron

Allan Cameron Jr. (49) speaks with his grandmother Jean Cameron (95) and his uncles and father William Scott Cameron [no age given], David Cameron [no age given], and Allan Walter Cameron [no age given] interview about Jean's father and his...

The Navy – Michael Beatty

Madeline Stach interviews her uncle Michael Beatty about his service in the Navy. They talk about basic training, why he chose the navy, and some of the people he met while serving.

Dane Blanchard, a former National Guardsmen, shares his experience in the military.

Savannah McCool, a high school sophomore in EAST, interviews Dane Blanchard, a former member of the National Guard, about his military career. They discuss basic training, the impacts of military service, and what civilians should know about being in the...

A Military Couple

My boyfriend recently returned from basic training for the National Guard and he was finally ready to explain what he went though and why he chose to do it.

Danny Swope and former marine Micheal Williams talk about serving in the military and the lessons he learned.

In this interview, conducted on November 24, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland, Danny Swope (13) interviews his parents colleague and former marine Micheal Williams (49) about his childhood playing basketball, tennis and board games. Mr. Williams shares how important his dad...

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Cummins Mahoe III and Karen Mahoe

Cummins Kameeiamoku Mahoe III (72) speaks with his wife, Karen Monika Mahoe (53), about growing up in Hawaii, serving in the US Army, and honoring the life of his cousin. He speaks about the many changes the islands of Hawaii...

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Victoria Chamberlin and Michael Chamberlin

Spouses Victoria Chamberlin (37) and Michael "Mike" Chamberlin (38) share their experience as an already married couple enlisting in the United States Army Band.

George Dollenger telling his daughter about his life in the United States Air Force.

In Belt Montana on December 1st 2019 this interview took place. Sarah Dollenger interviews her father, George, about his life in the service and what it was like. To conclude, George also talks about his recommendation to teens and young...

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Carl Prioleau and Naomi Prioleau

Carl Prioleau (61) talks with his daughter Naomi Prioleau (30) about his early memories of basic training in the military, what he has learned from his 25 years of service, and how the military has changed since his retirement.

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Ryan Smithson and Sam Krey

Ryan Smithson (32) talks to the man playing him on stage, Sam Krey (23), about writing the book, "Ghosts of War," as a way of processing his experiences as a US Soldier returning home after serving in Iraq in 2004-2005....

“Basic training turned me into a man a lot quicker” – Dan Greene

I, Harris Coffin did this interview with Dan Greene, my grandfather, in Athens, GA on December 29, 2019. I interviewed him about his life as a veteran. He was drafted when he was 19 years old, in college and he...

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Dorothy Garza and Twilla Booker

Friends Twilla Booker (59) talks with Dorothy Garza (63) about Dorothy’s childhood, her family, her time in college, in the Air Force, in Alaska, and Japan, her children, and about the life lessons that she would like to pass on...

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Harry Ballard and Ginny Palmer

Harry Ballard (90) and shares with stepdaughter, Ginny Palmer (39), shares his memory of military enlistment, his first tour of duty, and his post-military career.