Personal Accounts | The personal stories of military service provide compelling accounts of those who have served and a deeper understanding of our nation’s military history. Each of the features below is a window into a documentary or program about personal stories of service.

Inspired by the academy award nominated film Last Days in Vietnam, American Experience and StoryCorps gathered several stories capturing the Vietnamese refugee experience. 

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In August 2005, Travis Williams and his squad were sent on a rescue mission in Iraq.
The Battle of the Bulge haunts one U.S. soldier.
Allen Hoe tells the story of a chance encounter with a stranger who knew his son.
In 2005, Specialist Justin Cliburn deployed to Iraq with the Oklahoma Army National Guard.