Month: September 2016

It Made Us Awful Angry | Tony Sercel   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, WWII veteran Tony Sercel shares a story about serving in Europe with the Army’s 82 Airborne Division, as originally told in June 2013 to the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative […]

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Lee Bruner | Army – Afghanistan   On episode 5 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with US Army veteran of Afghanistan, Lee Bruner, about first combat, the African-American veteran experience, coping with post-traumatic stress, and coming home. Explicit language/content.     Those who served since […]

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Michaela Diallo | Pennsylvania Air National Guard   On episode 4 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with Michaela Diallo of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, about joining the Reserves, deploying to Manas AFB in Kyrgyzstan, helping veterans through PA Serves, racism, and being a mom in […]

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Kevin Farkas | Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative   On episode 5 of the podcast, curator Jamie Stoner of the Allegheny-Kiski Valley Historical Society and Heritage Museum talks with Kevin Farkas, founder and executive producer of the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative–a nonprofit educational organization whose mission is to capture, preserve, and […]

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