Marchand MacDermotRoe and Abeer Al-Ghawi

Marchand MacDermotRoe (32) and his wife Abeer Al-Ghawi (33) talk about his experiences in the military and how he had wanted to be a soldier since he was four years old.

Martha Hennessy and Carmen Trotta

Carmen Trotta (52) interviews Martha Hennessy (59) about being Dorothy Day's granddaughter, her involvement with the Catholic Workers, social justice issues she's passionate about.

Cheyenne McGuire and Carl McGuire

Cheyenne McGuire (19) talks with her father, Carl McGuire (46), about his life growing up, his time spent in the service, and his role as a husband, father, and judge.

Marie Santiago and Danny Santiago

Spouses Marie Santiago (31) and Danny Santiago (33) sit down for a conversation about the highs and lows of the years that they have spent together and offer some of the wisdom that they have gained along the way.

Shabir Kabiri and Alex Kolker

Friends and coworkers Alex Kolker (27) interviews Shabir Kabiri (29) about his experience attending university in the United States, the differences between Afghan and American culture, and what the American dream means to him.

Gus Fimple and Anthony LaFauce

Gus Fimple (43) talks with his friend, shipmate, and fellow sailor, Anthony LaFauce (41), about how they met, as well as, life in and out of the military.

Sam Rogers and Danielle Rogers

Sam Rogers (34) talks with his wife, Danielle "Dani" Rogers (33), about why he joined the Army, his three tours of Afghanistan, and life as a civilian.

Combat Veteran interviews Military Widow

Mrs.Joy was kind enough to share her life experiences with me and I am forever grateful. She is a military widow who owns her own daycare. Being a combat veteran myself, I had countless questions because of the many intersections...

My cousin Mike Krapels, U.S Army Veteran

Brief interview with my cousin about his service in the military, and how it affected him and then lessons he learned and wished to pass on to those aspiring to serve.

An interview with my step father.

In this interview my stepfather and I talked about his past with his family. We also discuss how and when his ancestors came in from Germany. We mostly talked about his time in the military and what happened there.

Jamila Gowdy and Amelia Gowdy

Mother, Amelia Gowdy (56) and her daughter, Jamila Gowdy (16) talk about Sgt. John Gowdy's 30 year military career with the Marines.

Jason Smith, Elizabeth Smith, and Gabrielle Shelton

Jason Smith (43) and his wife, Elizabeth Smith (40), tell the story of how they met and came to travel the world together, with their daughter, Gabrielle Shelton (13).

Story of my dad
November 28, 2018 App Interview

Talking to my dad about his life growing up and the tough decisions he had to make for our family and country that have lead to where I am living right now and is the reason I have all of...

Nicholas Ferrante and Sarah Summer-Eisenbraun

Nicholas Ferrante (26) speaks to his pastor Sarrah Summer-Eisenbraun (37) about his time in the military including his deployment to Afghanistan.

Interviewing an important person in my life

FJ asks Atef Jamal some question about their childhood. And how Atef Jamal saved FJ’s life directly and indirectly

Elizabeth Coleman and John LeSar
August 1, 2019 OSS Hub

Elizabeth Coleman [no age given] talks with her OSS conversation partner John "Jack" W. LeSar [no age given] about their childhoods and school experiences. They also discuss their time abroad, in the Peace Corps and the Army respectively, and their...

Donna Schminkey and Mubara Mayar

Donna Schminkey [no age given] interviews her mentee, Mubara Mayar (15), about her life in Kabul, Afghanistan and her life in Harrisonburg, Virginia now. Mubara describes the differences between Afghanistan and the United States and talks about her hopes for...

Robert Loftis and Sarah Loftis

Sarah Loftis (51) and her husband Robert E. Loftis (53) tell the story of their relationship. They first dated in high school, Sarah turned down two marriage proposals by Robert, and they married other people. After they divorced their first...

“A bomb exploded outside my bedroom window”

"On the evening of September 16, 2016 Ahmad Kahn Rahimi, an immigrant from Afghanistan, decided to detonate a bomb outside my window." Mary West tells the story of how a bomb exploded outside her bedroom and what ensued over the...

Interview with John Betlyon, Desert Storm and OEF veteran

Interview with Lt. COL (ret.) and former Penn State professor John Betlyon regarding his time in the military