“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...

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...

“I would say being a mother is probably my biggest accomplishment”

In this interview, recorded on December 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska, Haley Reinhard (16) interviews her sister Kristina Reinhard (30) about her journey through the Military and new motherhood. She shares stories about basic training, tech school, and how she didn’t...

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...

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.

Time in the Marine Corps

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