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5018_Bulla_Matthew_20121006_audio_A.mp3
Drill Sergeant Matthew Bulla, born in 1986, entered the Marine Corps and served on a response team in Iraq. He speaks a lot about the civilians he met in Iraq and how they seemed to be "two or three thousand years behind us." He explains that the war…


5018_Holmquist_Michelle_20121012_transcript_A.pdf
Michelle Holmquist, inspired by her brother, enlisted in the Marine Corps in the 1990s. She said basic training was a jolt because of the huge difference from civilian life, but she loved the experience. She served in the Persian Gulf War and was…


2013_063_Nelson_Michael_interview.mp3
Michael Nelson served in the Marine Corps as a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He describes his experience in Iraq as quite boring, and his basic training as much more lively. His greatest challenges have been adjusting back to civilian life.


2013_063_Love_JamesA_interview.mp3
James A. Love describes his service in northern Vietnam (Nang) as a part of the Marine Corps.


2013_063_Bailey_NicholasD_interview.mp3
Nick Bailey enlisted in the Marine Corps directly after high school and went to basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina. He worked as a logician for 8 years and was able to travel to every continent save Antarctica. The closest thing he saw…


Military_Gordon_JeffreyA_interview_edit.mp3
Jeff Gordon, born September 18, 1960, served 17 and a half years in the U.S. Army (enlisting in 1979), retiring as a Veteran Sergeant First Class. He served as a cannon crewman and interrogator (Human Intelligence Collector). In the interview he…