Gulf War

This is a story of the common lives. When Gulf War was happening. There were lot of people struggling for their families and their own lives.

First Gulf War 03/24/19

What was talked about was what the First Gulf War was and how it personally affected my father.

my brother

my brother and I had an interview about his past life and many deeper questions. him and I are very close and talk about almost everything, but not really about the past and how it effected us.

LHP: Fighting in Kuwait

Marco joined the Marine Corps right out of high school. Right before he was supposed to head home, he was called in to invade Kuwait.

"Jana Martella and Chris Martella (Accidental Part 2!)

Jana Martella (65) continues to talk to her son Chris Martella (31) about her work in early childhood education policy, the continuing state of inequity, and people who have influenced her.

PART 3 Gina, Shay, and Rahni: A conversation with a war veteran, a single mother, and her daughters and the effects of Social Injustice.

Gina Howard (44), in part one of a four-part series of a conversation with Shay Ware 25-year-old daughter, and Rahni Patnett, 20-year-old daughter about life before, during, and after the military and how the social injustices have affected our lives...

Duane Topping & Jamie Topping

"So much of the world is just noise. And for me, it is that noise that brings the anxiety." Duane Topping served three tours in Iraq. Coming home, he suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but found comfort from an unexpected...

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David Swaintek and Hanna Van Overschelde

David Swaintek (33) tells his girlfriend Hanna Van Overschelde (33) about his experience attending West Point and serving in the Army as an engineer. He explains the leadership role he was required to take on and some of the difficult...

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Melissa Smith and Matt S

Spouses, Melissa Smith (37) and Matt S (39), sit down for a conversation about their relationship, their experiences serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, and the decisions they had to make in order to start a family together.

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Janet Radtke and Lea Zikmund

Janet Radtke (77) talks with StoryCorps Facilitator, Lea Zikmund (23), about joining the Air Force Reserves in her 40s, as well as, her subsequent deployment to Kuwait in 1991.

Lolo Cheers

My grandfather talks about his life growing up in the Philippines, his life as a teacher, working in war-torn Kuwait, and how he came all the way to the U.S.

Ashraf Ibrahim-Passion civics interview

I focused on his experience in the Middle East and his transition from Kuwait to the US.

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Leslie Carroll and Michael Carroll

Spouses Leslie Carroll (60) and Michael Carroll (61) discuss their experience as dual military spouses, their respective careers in the military, and their experiences during the Gulf War.

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Judy Espinoza Betancourt and Brenda Ford

Judy Yolanda Espinoza Betancourt (50) speaks about her career in the military as a woman warrior with new friend and conversation partner Brenda Ford (50).

PART 4 Gina, Shay, and Rahni: A conversation with a war veteran, a single mother, and her daughters and the effects of Social Injustice.

Gina Howard (44), in part one of a four-part series of a conversation with Shay Ware 25-year-old daughter, and Rahni Patnett, 20-year-old daughter about life before, during, and after the military and how the social injustices have affected our lives...