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I asked my grandma about her childhood and she told me about her life as a military brat. She added many colorful and cute stories.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen – Grandpa Barclay

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Oklahoma (Aimee) and San Antonio (Grandpa) Aimee Barclay interviews her Grandpa Robert E. Barclay. Grandpa Barclay shares stories about his life as a kid and his time in the military. He talks...

Lee Kempf’s childhood in Madison, Wisconsin and his Military service.

Lee Kempf talks about his childhood in Madison, Wisconsin during the depression and his military service in Okinawa.

GTL w/ Appa

My grandfather and I had a great conversation about his early life, meeting my grandmother, and his time in the Military.

Interview with Captain Sandra Johnston of the U.S. Navy (my amazing mom)

Captain Johnston talks about her experiences being in the Navy for the past 30 years. She tells of her different deployments, especially those on the hospital ship, the USNS Comfort, during the Gulf War and during a humanitarian mission to...

Anna Brandt and Michael Small

I interviewed my grandgather Michael Small who is 76 this year. What was spoken about was mostly my grandfathers' life growing up and how different it was compared to today. He is a black smith by trade, something that I...

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Samuel Hodges (III) and LaDonna Dingle

Samuel "Sam" Hodges (III) (77) shares memories of his military service in Vietnam with his daughter, LaDonna Hodges Dingle (46). He recalls how he came to be drafted into the military, his memories of his time in Vietnam, and of...

World War II — Okinawa Shore Leave

Harry S. Scott, born January 1922 and one of the last surviving veterans of WWII, tells a story of late in the war. He was an ensign and then LTJG aboard the Y.M.S. 387 (yard minesweeper) off Okinawa in 1945,...