John Bechtol and Alice Bechtol

John Bechtol (54) and his daughter Alison Bechtol (30) talk about their experiences as a military family and how Alison was inspired to join the military after her father and other relatives served.

Luciana Herman and Lauren Rosenberg

Luciana Herman (36) speaks with her colleague and professor Dr. Lauren Rosenberg (56) to reflect on the different way of life that military families live, and how this shapes military children's upbringings and military spouses’ relationship dynamics.

Elena Dillard and Theresa Gossman

One Small Step conversation partners Elena Dillard (40) and Theresa Gossman (42) discover the many common threads between them. They talk about having Alzheimer's in their families, their spiritual journeys, motherhood, and their experiences with addiction and forgiveness.

"Do what good you can" Chris Spangler, Wesley Donaldson, Joseph Palmer

Chris Spangler talks with his cousin Wesley Donaldson and friend Joseph Palmer, who are both Police Officers and went to high school together, about how to better reform the police. With many calling for defunding the police, what are some...

Gabriel Hudson and Jay Ramirez

Jay Ramirez: 2023-11-27 03:10:48 Gabriel Hudson (34 years old) speaks to his daughter Jay Ramirez (16) about his life growing up as a military kid and what inspired him to also join the military. Hudson reminisces on the story of...

Ty Harris and Kaylea Harris

Ty Harris (50) speaks with his daughter Kaylea Harris (19) about how his career in the Air Force shaped his family, explains the political context of the Iraq War, and remembers some of the people he met while there. Ty...

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.

Julaine Hunter and Rhonda Jones

One Small Step participants Julaine Hunter (49) and Rhonda Jones (52) talk about the ways their childhoods shaped their politics, how COVID has affected them, and the recent loss of Julaine's daughter.

Robin Ericson, Douglas Ericson, and David Ericson

Robin "Rob" Ericson (74) and his sons David "Dave" Ericson (44) and Douglas "Doug" Ericson (40) talk about their military service and what it means to be a military family.

Christina MacBride and Grady Jackson

Christina MacBride (54) talks to her father, Grady Jackson (82), about his experience in Vietnam and the plane crash that he survived while serving in the Navy.

Jay Parker and Pamela Lehman

One Small Step Conversation partners Jay Parker (55) and Pam Lehman (73) talk about growing up in a military (both Airforce) family, the can-do spirit of High Plains people, racism/segregation (not in military, but off base), how travel informs perspective,...

Henry Gordon and Leslie Gordon

Leslie Gordon (57) interviews her father, Henry "Jack" Gordon (84) about his upbringing in a military family and his service in the United States Army.