U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John Raaen enjoyed a long and distinguished military career that included excelling at West Point, storming the beaches of Normandy on D-Day and tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam. Now 93, he doesn’t like to look back but he knows it’s important to preserve his stories for history. He shares his remarkable memories.
Tracy Stone was at rock bottom. She was in the midst of a devastating divorce and struggling to find her way as a single mom. But then she felt herself drawn to the war-torn country of Rwanda and before she knew it, her life had changed forever.
Tim Gray was always fascinated with stories of World War II and the men and women who saved the world. He left behind a career as a successful TV sports reporter because he knew time was running out to capture these stories.
She tried to enlist after the military after 9/11, but recruiters told the 46-year-old she was too old. So she just found a new way to make a difference, launching the largest military support organization in history.
“Strange experience?” We’ll say! Neil Gussman got out of the National Guard in 1984 and then what did he do? Went back in! And when he deployed to the Middle East, he had roommates that were half his age.
She helped bring down barriers in the ’40s and is still at it today! This female fighter pilot recently won the highest civilian honor there is, and at 94, has advice for good living that stands the test of time.
The first lady of the Washington Press Corps reflects on her 60-year career and reveals her picks for worst and best presidents in history.
He is the world’s foremost authority on America’s conflicts from our individual soldiers’ points of view.
He wrote one of the most iconic protest anthems of all time, yet all Barry “Fish” Melton really ever wanted to do was practice law.
Meet the director and star of “The Way We Get By,” one of the most poignant documentaries to tackle the far-reaching impacts of war.