From boy, to sailor, to husband, to father. The story of Andy “Doc” Ortega

My father is a first generation immigrant from Mexico that grew up between the bustling city of Los Angeles and the small farm town of Reedley in Central California. After graduating high school he enlisted in the US Navy as...

Calioused Hands

The amazing story about a jockey, a soldier, and a father who made it through some of the worst for a wife and four boys.

Pampie Pete

Chatting with my Grandpa (Pampie) about his life. Growing up in Wembley, London and Birmingham. Meeting my Grandma, Edna Woods, in Oxford. Talking about their life together.

Irene Fesko

Jack Herman, 91, remembered Thanksgiving 1945 as a GI in London.

Angel Enrique Tovar and Julian Martinez

The interview revolves around the life of a Colombian Soldier. It includes experiences from the tasks he had to handle and the achievements he accomplished. The topic about the result of the peace treaty made with the terrorist group called...

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Joyce Brake and Adam Brake

Joyce Brake (44) asks her husband Adam Brake [no age given] about his service in the Army. Adam shares how the military has shaped his life, shares some funny stories, and considers how the public's view of the Army has...

Juan Gayton loving father, husband, grandfather, and Vietnam War Vet

"I came to the conclusion that I was the most important person in my life". Ansel Flanagan interviewed his Grandfather, Juan Gayton. He discovered his life as a soldier, migrant worker, and father/husband.

Nigerian culture

In this interview we talked a little bit about Nigeria and its culture.

Darden Smith: Singer/Songwriter

Darden Smith is a singer/songwriter and also the founder of multiple non-profit organizations. The one he is working on now is called Songwriting with: Soldiers.

Darden Smith: Singer/Songwriter Part 2

Darden Smith is a singer/songwriter and also the founder of multiple non-profit organizations. The one he is working on now is called Songwriting with: Soldiers.