Don Roden and Rosemary Roden

Spouses Don Roden (71) and Rosemary Roden (68) center their conversation about coming from military families, Don's experience serving in Vietnam, and share pieces of family history regarding military involvement.

Michael Sumida and Hazel Diaz

Michael Sumida (33) shares his experiences as a medic in the military to his conversation partner Hazel Diaz (35). He discusses how his service challenged and shaped his morals and values, his work with Chief Seattle Club, and how becoming...

(Jonalyn Gaspar) Interview with Victoria Federico

Victoria Federico talks about her life as a wife to a military man. She reflects on her job experiences and motherly task back in the day. Victoria as well, reflects on the American dream and America itself.

Michaela Shafer and Patricia Davis

Michaela Shafer (68) interviews her friend Patricia "Pat" Davis (65) about her service in the Air Force, how she balanced her military service with her family life, and her transition to civilian life.

Andrew Wingo and Timothy Ratzlaff

Andrew Wingo (37) talks to One Small Step partner, Timothy Ratzlaff [no age given], on their memories of growing up, influential people in their lives, and the ecological change happening in Kansas.

Patrick Williams and Beverly Williams

Spouses Patrick "Pat" Williams (73) and Beverly “Bev” Williams (71) share stories of similar traditional upbringings, even though Pat was a military brat and Bev’s lived in Amarillo all her life. The spouses also talk about their commitment to serving...

The Life of a Military Family

An interview with the son of a Navy Captain who is also my dad.

Jennifer Holleman

Jennifer Holleman has lived her life with kindness and no regrets. Despite moving a lot in her childhood and surviving cancer, she appreciates every moment.

Jacqueline Chang and Frederick Chung

Jacqueline Chang (55) speaks with her nephew Frederick Chung (26) about how their military service has shaped their lives, sharing how meaningful it has been that Jacqueline was an inspiration for Frederick to join.

Shay Lopez and Isaac Lopez

Spouses, Shay Lopez [no age given] and Isaac Lopez (39), reflect on their identity as a military family and their personal experiences serving in the military.

Antonia Sanville, Jason Obin, Linda Obin, and Courtnie Obin

Antonia (86) speaks with family members, Linda (58), Courtnie (25) and Jason (28)about her life experiences, marriage, and raising her children.

Diane Begala and Jean Friday

Diane Begala (60) interviews her mother, Jean Friday (84), about her early childhood growing up on a farm, the adventures of being a military wife, and finally, what it was like to be whisked away from Texas by her children...

Alice Acker and Zachary Acker

Alice Acker [no age given] discusses her military service to her son, Zachary Acker (30).

Annabelle Fernandez and Louismary Johnston

Annabelle "Anna" Fernandez (60) speaks with her sister Louismary "Lory" Johnston (56) about what is was like for Lory being a military spouse.

Where Have all my Good Men Gone?

“You never know when it’s going to be the last time you see somebody, life is so uncertain” In this interview, we hear Mighty Behrendt interviewing her grandmother, Sharon Hemmer Ruotola in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 28th,2019. Sharon was...

Sisters Judy and Awilda talk to their great niece, Adalia, about their childhood and family life

In this interview, conducted in December 2019 in Roswell, Georgia, Adalia Molina (17) interviews her two great aunts, Judy (63) and Awilda(70). Throughout the interview they discuss their childhood and relationship with their other two siblings, Maggie and Jorge. They...

Interview with Charlotte Ager

Charlotte, a college freshman at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, describes her upbringing being apart of a military family.