Month: August 2016

The Guys on the Hill | Bernie Pular   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, Korean War veteran Bernie Pular shares a story about receiving the Silver Star medal, as originally told in March 2014 to the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative in Tionesta, […]

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Herschel Luckinbill | Fox Valley Veterans Breakfast Club On episode 31 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with Vietnam navy veteran Herschel Luckinbill of the Fox Valley Veterans Breakfast Club about his growing program sharing veterans stories and giving back to the veterans community.     Madam Speaker, I rise […]

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Ryan Ahl | Pennsylvania National Guard   On episode 3 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with Pa National Guard veteran, Ryan Ahl, about deploying to Iraq as an infantryman, post-traumatic stress, commissioning as an officer, and helping fellow veterans though the VA’s community-based Vet Centers. […]

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Jack Devando and Nick Mottillo | Tour-Ed Coal Mine and Museum   On episode 4 of the podcast, curator Jamie Stoner of the Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society and Heritage Museum talks with Jack Devando and Nick Mottillo, former coal miners turned public historians and tour guides at Tour-Ed Coal Mine and Museum in Tarentum, Pennsylvania. […]

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Alex Mena & Fiona Hall | Crew 713: The Men Who Flew The Irishman’s Shanty On episode 30 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with documentary filmmakers Alex Mena and Fiona Hall, producers of Crew 713: The Men Who Flew “The Irishman’s Shanty.”     In May 1944, The Irishman’s Shanty was […]

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