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.

Danny Swope and former marine Micheal Williams talk about serving in the military and the lessons he learned.

In this interview, conducted on November 24, 2017 in Annapolis, Maryland, Danny Swope (13) interviews his parents colleague and former marine Micheal Williams (49) about his childhood playing basketball, tennis and board games. Mr. Williams shares how important his dad...

The Navy – Michael Beatty

Madeline Stach interviews her uncle Michael Beatty about his service in the Navy. They talk about basic training, why he chose the navy, and some of the people he met while serving.

Time in the Marine Corps

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

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...

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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.

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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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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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...