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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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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... more

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.

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... more

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... more

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... more

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.

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... more

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,... more

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... more

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... more