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).

The Gulf War

The Gulf War resulted from Iraq’s attempted invasion and occupation of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein wanted to annex Kuwait for its rich oil reserves, for the debt Iraq owed to Kuwait, and merely to show...

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.

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...

Untold Lens of the Gulf War: As Told by Christopher Robey

High school student, Athul Santhosh, dives into a unique, unheard persepective during the Gulf War, through US Air Force veteran, civil engineer Christopher Robey.

First Gulf War 03/24/19

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

The Gulf War: A Citizens View

Crystal Geraldson, 45, discusses her experience in living in the middle east during the Persian Gulf War.

Conversation with Taylor Shaw, United States Air Force Reserves Veteran

I had a conversation about Mr. Shaw’s service in the Air Force Reserves from 2010 to today. We discussed his journey from JROTC in high school to boot camp and training during deployments. Mr. Shaw shared his insights on leadership...

James Villalobos and Melody Fawcett

James discussed his upbringing in a loving family and faith. His mom being a beacon of love and support. He also discussed his mom's cancer diagnosis. He discussed the sacred encounter he had with his mom, a conversation that changed...

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.

Blake Curtis and Ryan Wing

Blake Curtis (74) and Ryan Wing (39), uncle and nephew respectively, talk about their road to the military and the experiences and lessons learned from service.

Mouna Abdelhamid and Jumana Ibrahim

Mouna Abdelhamid (55) speaks with her daughter Jumana Ibrahim (20) about her childhood, their family, and the Palestinian diaspora.

Ellie Kennedy and Marcia Franklin

Marcia Franklin (60) interviews friend and veteran Ellie Kennedy (65) about her experiences during the Gulf War. They also talk about life after the war, athleticism, and Gulf War Syndrome.

The Military experience of Ernest Soto-cruz

I had the great opportunity to interview Ernest Soto-Cruz (age 54). Ernest is my father whom I am very proud of. Today we talked about his experience in the military and how it effect it in the long run.

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...

How the threat of marriage drove my dad to leave Kuwait for grad school in South Carolina

My dad, a Palestinian teaching at a school in Kuwait in 1962, tells of what drove him to leave the Middle East to attend grad school in South Carolina. He got a full scholarship, had a fierce sense of adventure,...