A Country and Military Life

Grew up in Lonoke, Arkansas and worked in produce farm and saw mill. Joined army in 1984 and left in 2004. Influenced by step dad and metal shop teacher. Running in basic training was hardest. Hardest part was missing his...

Peter Bankson Reflects on His Vietnam Experience in Duc Pho 1966-67

Peter Bankson describes how he ended up going to Vietnam, his early experiences there and his involvements with the people of Duc Pho. He recalls a frightening mortar attack and the dawning realization that violence is no solution to humanity’s...

Talking Vietnam with my grandpa
October 14, 2018 App Interview

Me and my grandpa talk about his experiences of being in the states during the controversy of Vietnam

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.

“It was a good life, I’d do it all again”- Nick Tewell Interview with Grandma

My grandmother explains what life was like growing up and her marriage. She then talks about raising her family and life as a military wife.

Jono Peters, served in Afghanistan

John grew up in Rye NY and later joined the Marines and served in Afghanistan after being stationed in North Carolina

Grandpas time in the military

Me and my grandpa talked about his time in the military. He talked about all the amazing lessons he learned,and the hard parts of the war he experienced.