Interview with Mona

Mona is from Lebanon. She was born there and was negatively impacted by the effects of war. This led her to want more for her children and move to the United States. Here she developed relationships and was able to...

Albert Lim, David Lim, and Toby Lim

The story of a Korean man and a journey with his family to America from a war at home. David Lim was interviewed on January 7th in Porter Ranch where he talks about his experience of the Korean War in...

An Afternoon with Carol Cornelious

On December 14, 2018, Carol Cornelious spoke of her life. She told how wars affected her personally as well as how she met her husband Bob. She also shared about her nursing career and stories of her time in the...

‘Ma, ‘Pa, and ‘Nam

In this interview, I talked to my grandma about how her and my grandpa met and how the Vietnam War affected their relationship.

Living through War and coming to America

In this interview, conducted on November 26, in Egg Harbor Township NJ, Samee Khan interviewed his dad Ahsanul Khan about his childhood and coming to America. Ahsanul Khan shares the good times he spent as a kid and what he...

“Of all the family members you have known or heard about, who do you think lived the most interesting life?”

Marci Warkentine (born Marshelle Milligan) discusses with her daughter, Johnna Warkentine, the most interesting family stories that she can remember, particularly of her family’s military service. Marci Warkentine was born in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, though now lives with her husband...

A life of military service and sailing adventures: a veteran’s story

My husband, Matt and I bought our first live aboard sailboat in 2013. We moved it to a marina in south Florida and docked next to a boat called, “On Point” and met our new neighbor, and Marine Corps Vietnam...

Alex and dad

My father’s name is Alan Johnson. He was born in the year 1957 in Royal Oak, Michigan. He told me that his first job was a caddy at a country club but he didn’t know how to carry the clubs...