Colonel Richard Camp11/14/14
Richard Camp, retired Marine Corps Colonel, veteran of Vietnam, and esteemed military author and historian discusses his experiences in Vietnam which heavily influenced his life. A recipient of the Purple Heart, Colonel Camp was a Marine Corps officer...
Former Army ranger Steve Maguire was a decorated and successful infantry officer, commanding a 9th Infantry Division battalion reconnaissance platoon in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War. Maguire's life would change forever in November 1969,...
Profiles in Valor - Dr. Dave Hnida
In this Profiles in Valor, Dr. Dave Hnida, author of "Paradise General: Riding the Surge at a Combat Hospital in Iraq", shares his story of tending to American service members wounded during a critical period in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Bob Feller & David Thatcher
In this two-part episode, Veterans Chronicles profiles two acclaimed veterans of World War II - Bob Feller and David Thatcher. Feller was one of Major League Baseball's biggest stars in 1941, leading the league in wins. After the attack on Pearl...
Captain John Frank Gamboa
In this episode, guest hosts Taylor Kiland and Regen Wilson speak with retired U.S. Navy Captain John Frank Gamboa, the first Mexican American to command a ship in the rank of commander and in the rank of captain. Gamboa would also become the first to...
Profiles in Valor - 1LT Timothy Keegan
This week's Profiles in Valor spotlights U.S. Army Reserve 1LT Timothy Keegan. A native of Florida, Keegan was inspired to join the Reserves at the age of 44 after seeing the professionalism and camaraderie among the Soldiers while he served as a U.S....
Rufus Phillips - Part 2
In this episode, American Veterans Center president Jim Roberts conducts a follow up interview with Rufus Phillips, author of the recently published "Why Vietnam Matters," and one of the earliest American advisers to serve in Vietnam. In this episode,...
Profiles in Valor - Army Special Forces "Major Matthew"
Profiles in Valor, the newest radio program from the American Veterans Center at Radio America, features a short interview with a decorated service member of today's generation. In this episode, guest host Dan Brosnan interviews "Major Matthew", an...
Profiles in Valor - MGySgt Peter Proietto
Profiles in Valor, the newest radio program from the American Veterans Center, features a short interview with a decorated service member of today's generation. In this episode, host Tim Holbert interviews Master Gunnery Sergeant Peter Proietto,...
B.G. Burkett served in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969, earning the Bronze Star Medal. For the past decade, the now military researcher has investigated hundreds of cases where people have falsely claimed to have been awarded various military honors,...
America Strikes Back: The Doolittle Raid - Part 2
Part 2 of a special documentary program telling the story of Jimmy Doolittle's legendary raid on Japan in April, 1942. Featuring Doolittle and his raiders telling their stories, in their own words.
America Strikes Back: The Doolittle Raid - Part 1
In the four months following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States military suffered setback after setback. In an effort to strike at the heart of the Japanese Empire, American military leaders devised a top-secret plan in which...
This week, guest host Dr. Lewis Sorley speaks with Robert Caron, the pilot of the last helicopter to evacuate Saigon prior to its fall on April 30, 1975. The evacuation was captured in a famous photograph by Herbert van Es of UPI, and came to...
Michael Durant & The Story of SFC Jared Monti
This week's episode features two of the most acclaimed stories of modern war. The first guest, Michael Durant, was the American pilot who was taken prisoner when his helicopter was shot down during the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993. His story was...
John Robert Slaughter
In this edition, hear the chronicle of Bob Slaughter, who wrote the memoir "Omaha Beach and Beyond..." which recounts the day when his company landed in Normandy on D-Day, and their later travels through Europe.
Go For Broke: The Story of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team
This special edition documentary features the story of the all-Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team in World War II. Told by the men whose motto was "Go For Broke," this program follows them as they faced discrimination - and in some cases...
Profiles in Valor - Staff Sergeant Patrick Jordan
Profiles in Valor, the newest radio program from the American Veterans Center, features a short interview with a decorated service member of today's generation. In this episode, host Tim Holbert interviews Staff Sergeant Patrick Jordan, recipient of...
Rufus Phillips - Part 1
In this episode, host Lewis Sorley speaks to Rufus Phillips, author of the recently published "Why Vietnam Matters." Phillips was among the earliest American advisers in Vietnam, becoming a member of the Saigon Military Mission in 1954. At the request...
SSgt. Jeremiah Workman
Marine Corps Sergeant Jeremiah Workman is a recipient of the Navy Cross for his valorous actions during the second battle of Fallujah in November of 2004. In this edition, Sgt. Workman recalls this epic battle, and pays tribute to the Marines he...
Band of Brothers - Bill Guarnere & Babe Heffron
In this edition, Gene has a conversation with William "Wild Bill" Guarnere and Edward "Babe" Heffron, two of the famed "Band of Brothers." The two, with journalist Robyn Post, wrote the book "Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends..." Believe it or not,...
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