"Can you tell me about someone you'll always remember?"

I (Caden Kang, age 14), sat down on Thanksgiving with my grandpa (Tom Kang, age 78), who shared stories about my great-uncle and himself in Korean, and my dad (Kenneth Kang, age 46), who translated the interview between us. My...

“I Felt I Was Helping A Fellow Soldier”: A Nephew Steps In For His Ailing Uncle

Growing up, Michael Menta idolized his uncle Sal Leone, a Marine. Michael would eventually follow in Sal’s footsteps, enlisting in the Navy his senior year of high school. But in 2019, Michael found himself in a new role: caring for...

Loving — but Leaving — the Military
September 23, 2019 App Interview

Retired Colonel Denise Baken enlisted in the Army in 1975 , following in her father’s military footsteps. She’d go on to serve for nearly three decades. At StoryCorps, Denise told her children — Richard and Christian Yingling — about her...

‘We Don’t Talk About it Much’: Remembering the 241 U.S. Service Members Lost During the Beirut Bombing of 1983

James Edward Brown is one of the survivors of the Beirut Bombing. On October 23, 1983, 241 U.S. service members were killed in the terrorist attack on Marine barracks in Beirut during the Lebanese Civil War. It was the largest...

An interview about mostly life in Germany and such with my Dad

As per the title, I did an interview with my dad about his life in Germany and being in the military and such.

Sharon Adams and Larry Adams

In 1997, Sharon Adams felt a call. After 30 years away from her hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she moved back into the house where she grew up. As Sharon was fixing up her family home, she needed an electrician. That’s...

Nino Reyos and Antonio De La Fuente

In this interview, conducted in January 11, 2019, in Salt Lake City, Utah, Antonio De La Fuente interviews a friend of the family’s, Nino Reyos about his life, to have an understanding of what he’s done and of his cultural...