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  • Military Leadership
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    Military Leadership

    Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair Peter Pace talked about his military experiences and leadership. This talk was part of an annual conference hosted by the American Veterans Center.

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  • Recollections from World War II
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    Recollections from World War II

    Three World War II veterans talked about their experiences as fighter pilots. This talk was part of a three day conference hosted by the American Veterans Center.

    331 views
  • Medal of Honor Recipients
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    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Three Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam War and the war in Afghanistan spoke about their experiences. The Medal of Honor is the highest military award for valor during combat given…

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  • Silver Star Medal Recipients
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    Silver Star Medal Recipients

    Two Silver Star recipients spoke about their experiences in the Vietnam War and Korean War. The Silver Star is the third-highest military combat decoration that can be awarded to a member…

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  • World War II and the Holocaust
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    World War II and the Holocaust

    Holocaust survivors Henry Greenbaum and Emanuel “Manny” Mandel talked about how they were singled out, sent to concentration camps, and eventually liberated. The two survivors were joined by Colonel Edward…

    590 views
  • World War II Legends and Trailblazers
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    World War II Legends and Trailblazers

    World War II veterans and others talked about their wartime experiences and accomplishments in the face of racial and gender prejudices. This program was part of the American Veterans…

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  • emFirst SEALsem
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    First SEALs

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America’s Most Elite Unit, in which he recounts the beginnings of the U.S. Navy SEALs, first formed…

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  • Discussion with Veterans
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    Reminiscences on Military Service

    Former Marine Corps Commandant General P.X. Kelley (Ret.) talked about his life and career from witnessing the Pearl Harbor attack as a boy, through the Vietnam War, to being commandant of…

    873 views
  • The Last Air Force Ace Pilot
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    The Last Air Force Ace Pilot

    Retired Brigadier General Steve Ritchie, called the “Last Flying Ace", told the story of an effort to rescue a comrade in the Vietnam War. The only Air Force "Ace” pilot from the Vietnam…

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  • Serving in World War II
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    Serving in World War II

    The only surviving Navajo Code Talker and a fighter pilot from World War II talk about how they were drafted and their experiences in the war.

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  • American Veterans Center Conference 2013
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    American Veterans Center Conference 2013

    Veterans talked about their combat experiences.

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  • World War II War Stories
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    World War II War Stories

    Two World War II veterans reflected on their experiences and discussed what it means to be a member of the "Greatest Generation". Colonel Patrick (U.S. Army, Ret.) moderated. This discussion featured Colonel…

    381 views
  • American Veterans War Stories
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    American Veterans War Stories

    Two veterans shared their war stories and then responded to questions from members of the audience. General Robert “Earthquake” Titus received the Distinguished Flying Cross during his service in the Korean War. His remarks…

    513 views
  • Baseball Heroes of World War II
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    Baseball Heroes of World War II

    Veterans and former Major League Baseball players spoke about their service in World War II. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. The Washington Nationals and American…

    648 views
  • Battle of Iwo Jima
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    Battle of Iwo Jima

    Veterans of the battle of Iwo Jimo spoke about their experience in the battle, military life in wartime, and related their perceptions of the fierce nature of warfare on the island. Colonel…

    829 views
  • Military Leadership
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    Military Leadership

    The opening speakers on the second day of the conference spoke about leadership in the military. General Palmer talked about strength of character. A military historian, he was formerly…

    219 views
  • Military Service at Iwo Jima
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    Military Service at Iwo Jima

    Veterans of the battle for Iwo Jimo spoke about their experiences at the battle and military service in World War II. Major Hatch was a combat cinematographer and photographic officer for…

    110 views
  • 101st Airborne in World War II
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    101st Airborne in World War II

    Members of the 101st Airborne, 506th Infantry Regiment, known as the “Band of Brothers,” talked about their experiences in World War II. Video clips from the miniseries “Band of Brothers”…

    4,937 views
  • The Doolittle Raiders
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    The Doolittle Raiders

    Several veterans of the April 18, 1942, “Doolittle Raid” on Japan talked about their experiences. A video clip was also shown of a documentary about General Jimmy Doolittle describing the…

    597 views