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Caption: The Department of Veterans Affairs National Call Center in Canandaigua, N.Y., pictured in this 2013 photo, is one of three operated by the VA., Credit: Department of Veterans Affairs
The VA has opened more call centers and hired hundreds of additional responders after complaints that some callers experienced long hold times or w...

Bought by KPBS, WUSF, Texas Public Radio, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 4

  • Added: Aug 24, 2018
  • Length: 02:30
Caption:  Aleta Nims has lived in Potsdam, N.Y. for a year. She's still working to get re-licensed as a mental health counselor., Credit: Sarah Harris/American Homefront
When military families move, the careers of service members' spouses may grind to a halt because they lack a professional license in their new state.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPBS, WUSF, Texas Public Radio, KPCC and more


  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
All happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, Tolstoi wrote as the first sentence in Anna Karenina. The epitaph he c...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:45
Caption: West Point Austin Welch, Credit: westpoint.edu
The United States Military Academy's Cadet First Captain Austin Welch shares how the loss of a dear friend changed not only his perspective on Memo...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KRZA, and Delta College Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Bought by KGOU


  • Added: Nov 14, 2008
  • Length: 30:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Features on the war in Iraq

Bought by KGOU and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We found one National Guard Chaplain from upstate New York who kept an audio diary in Iraq. His family also kept a diary back in Saranac Lake, NY.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2008
  • Length: 05:00