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...

Korean War POW Shares What It Was Like to Be Reported Dead — and What Happened When He Came Home Two Years Later

Ninety-year-old Walter Dixon, of Waynesville, Missouri, is a veteran of three wars. He joined the Army at age 16 to serve during World War II. He came back from that war and got married, just before shipping off to join...

Remembering Msgt. Tara Jacobs Brown

Msgt. Tara Brown was KIA (killed in action) 4/27/2011 in Kabul with eight of her brothers in arms. Her father, Jim Jacobs, started Tara R. Jacobs Brown Scholarship Foundation Inc. in her honor.

Upward Mobility in the U.S. Army

We talked about Richard growing up poor in Texas, going into the army, coming out and earning his graduate degree from Harvard Law.

20 Years of Service in the Marine Corps

Carter asks Ryan about how he came to serve in the military, what his proudest moment was, any time he was afraid and what lessons he learned

Rogue and Lisa talk about giving veterans the tools they need to get jobs, and then stay and grow in those jobs

The Central Florida Disability Chamber of Commerce provides information and education on business creation and growth, specifically designed for people with disabilities. They have taken over 550 veterans and their families through the Veterans Business Initiative (VBI) over seven seasons.

Laura talks with Danielle about her memorable moments as a Marine and continuing to serve

Having the opportunity to serve as a broadcaster in the Far East, telling the stories of the men and women who were serving. Remembering high-profile events like the promotion of the first female general in the USMC and hosting the...

Veteran Army Ranger comes home

Ken Mellick and his son Jared Mellick discuss Ken joining the army at age 18 and serving proudly in Vietnam and the leadership lessons that helped him throughout his life.