ddv001771
39:13
Cummins Mahoe III and Karen Mahoe

Cummins Kameeiamoku Mahoe III (72) speaks with his wife, Karen Monika Mahoe (53), about growing up in Hawaii, serving in the US Army, and honoring the life of his cousin. He speaks about the many changes the islands of Hawaii...

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32:48
Carl Prioleau and Naomi Prioleau

Carl Prioleau (61) talks with his daughter Naomi Prioleau (30) about his early memories of basic training in the military, what he has learned from his 25 years of service, and how the military has changed since his retirement.

“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...

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...

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42:31
Victoria Chamberlin and Michael Chamberlin

Spouses Victoria Chamberlin (37) and Michael "Mike" Chamberlin (38) share their experience as an already married couple enlisting in the United States Army Band.

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33:30
Ryan Smithson and Sam Krey

Ryan Smithson (32) talks to the man playing him on stage, Sam Krey (23), about writing the book, "Ghosts of War," as a way of processing his experiences as a US Soldier returning home after serving in Iraq in 2004-2005....

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46:09
Ebony Clark and Braxton Parker

Ebony Clark (47) speaks with her son Braxton Parker (22) about his time in the National Guard. They reflect on Braxton leaving home for basic training, the friendships he made during that time, and what makes their bond as mother...

Karen Lennon and her Army coed basic training experience

In 1977, Karen enlisted in the U.S. Army and underwent eight weeks of basic training in one of the first coed classes. For the first time, women were expected to meet the same standards as the male students. Karen shares...

mby023017
37:11
Ingrid [No Last Name Given] and LaMarr [No Last Name Given]

Ingrid [No Last Name Given] (49) interviews her husband LaMarr [No Last Name Given] (56) about his service in the military and what advice he would give his grandchildren and others.

Henry J. Balderrama and Noah Balderrama talking about life during the Vietnam War.

On April 30th, 2021, my grandfather (70) and I (21) discussed his youth growing up in Arizona and making his way to California. My grandfather was not as lucky as some children and was in the foster care system for...

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40:12
Martika Evans and Ian Gonzalez

Martika "Tika" Evans (34) speaks with StoryCorps Facilitator Ian Gonzalez (26) about why she chose to join the military, her memories of basic training, and her experience being a mom.

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38:43
Dorothy Garza and Twilla Booker

Friends Twilla Booker (59) talks with Dorothy Garza (63) about Dorothy’s childhood, her family, her time in college, in the Air Force, in Alaska, and Japan, her children, and about the life lessons that she would like to pass on...

Army reserve interview

Me myself wanting to join the military I interviewed my grandpa on what it was like to be in the army reserve.

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26:46
Harry Ballard and Ginny Palmer

Harry Ballard (90) and shares with stepdaughter, Ginny Palmer (39), shares his memory of military enlistment, his first tour of duty, and his post-military career.

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...

An Interview on an Airforce vet Stationed in Taiwan

Hey! My name is Tanner Duvall, and I'm a dual enrollment highschool student. I'm 17 years old. This is a short 30 minute interview I did with my grandpa, Gary Kelly. We go over some topics relating to basic training,...