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Veterans Chronicles

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Veterans Chronicles is an hour-long program that tells the stories of America's greatest heroes in their own words.

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In this episode of Profiles in Valor, guest host Hannah Jackman speaks with 1LT Maria Mengrone, a Texas National Guard officer charged with overseeing enemy detainees while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

This episode of Profiles in Valor features U.S. Army Major Mark Thompson, recipient of the Bronze Star for his service as commander of a high-value detention facility in Iraq.

Herman J. Obermayer's memoir of World War II, "Soldiering For Freedom," is one of the most unique accounts of an American GI from the war. Based on a treasure trove of Obermayer's own wartime letters home, the book chronicles his... more

This episode of Profiles in Valor features U.S. Army Reserves Colonel Michael Mann, recipient of the Bronze Star for his service as Deputy Commander, Expeditionary Sustainment Command while serving in Afghanistan throughout... more

The inspiration for the hit movie "Good Morning, Vietnam," Adrian Croanuer served in the Air Force in Vietnam, hosting a radio program on the American Forces Vietnam Network. Recently he has worked as a special assistant to the... more

The Office of Strategic Services, the United States' intelligence agency during World War II, was the forerunner of today's CIA. From behind enemy lines in Europe to the Pacific campaign, to the forgotten theater of China-Burma-India,... more

Lorenzo DuFau earned his place in American history as one of 150 black men to serve aboard the USS Mason when it sailed in the Atlantic during World War II. The Mason was the first naval ship to be manned by a predominately... more

This episode of Profiles in Valor features Marine Corps Sergeant Andy Lee, recipient of the Bronze Star with Valor for heroism while serving in Afghanistan. In August 2009, Lee's squad came under attack while conducting operations in the... more

Frank Caldwell joined the Marine Corps in 1942, and was assigned to the 1st Marine Parachute Battalion. He saw action on Guadalcanal, Vella La Vella, and Bougainville before the parachute battalions were deactivated and he was... more

A recipient of the Bronze Star for her service in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Colonel Susan Luz is the highest-ranking soldier in the 399th Combat Support Hospital, an Army Reserve unit based in Massachusetts. She made her first deployment... more