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Radio and the Military

Derek Skala

March 19, 2018

When most people think about getting drafted they imagine going into combat as your typical foot soldier, but this is not always the case. Some, like my great uncle Bob Moke, are lucky enough to join the AFN, or the American F...

A Soldier’s Life During the Confusion and Chaos of the Cold War

Paul Smith

March 19, 2018

In 1952, 65 years ago, after graduating college only months earlier, Peter Race was pulled into an entirely new and frightening world. The Korean War broke out on June 25, 1950. Peter Race was a sophomore in college, and was e...

A Modern Veteran

Noah Fitzgerald

March 19, 2018

When one thinks of a war veteran, the first thought for many people is a middle aged or older grizzled man. This is not the case for Ryan, however. He is not even 40 years old and a veteran returned home from Iraq, ready to live a...

The Reality of American Pride

Olivia Dube

March 19, 2018

Entering the war was a way for Jake Dube to get away from his life back home. He was born in Lawrence, Mass, with a mother named Marilyn who was a teacher and a father, my uncle, named Lionel Dube who was a policeman and builder...


David Parachojuk

March 19, 2018

Cold, dense air of a winter day is what this individual is use to. He does not shy away from a challenge and he always puts his best foot forward.   This individual's name is Ed Bassett, aka Animal. Ed got his nic...

Hillard Welch

Chris Rosnick and Matt Chafe

March 19, 2018

Hillard Welch or as he likes to be called, Hid was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1925. He attended Yale University for about a year. In November of 1943, Hid made the biggest decision of his life. Hid joined the army to he...

Bill Beaupre

Henry McIntyre and Jake Dickson

March 19, 2018

Bill Beaupre was born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1934. He is one of 6 children, five boys and one girl. His father was an electrician and his mother stayed home to care for the family. Two weeks after Bill turned 17, he joined th...

Interview with Alexander G. Bruce

Nate Heusser

March 19, 2018

Alexander G. Bruce was born April 27, 1923. He was born in Newfoundland. He was 20 years old when he joined the army. He joined the a branch of the military that dealt with with explosives and chemical, biological, and radioactive mat...


Emma Gatcombe

March 19, 2018

War can have a profound effect on people, even if it is a short time spent in the war.  It can have effects like PTSD, anxiety, depression, and paranoia.   Ryan is someone who was changed by fighting in the military.  H...

A Full Life

Patrick Sullivan

March 19, 2018

Arthur Milley never saw action in the Korean War, or ever set foot on Korean Peninsula, but he lived a noble and dedicated life. Milley was born on August 23, 1929 in Lynn and attended Saugus High School. After high school, Arth...

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