PERMANENT COLLECTION IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
LEARN WHY IT IS IMPORTANT FOR THE VETERANS TO TELL THEIR OWN PERSONAL STORY... THIS IS "GERRY RICE"
Gerry was in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970 as a Scout Dog Handler during the Vietnam War.
VIDEO SAMPLES OF OUR VETERANS STORIES
Eugene was a WWII veteran that survived Pearl Harbor attack, the sinking of the USS Helena and not counting the numerous battles...
Bill is a Vietnam War Veteran and served a couple tours as a OH6, OH13 and Cobra helicopter pilot. This is just a small piece of his story. His unit was the unit the movie "We were soldiers" was made about...
This is an original piece of video from the Vietnam War. Courtesy of John Alto done my Master Sgt Al Nixon.
AEROTECH NEWS INTERVIEW ON DIMINISHING GENERATIONS
Bob Alvis welcomes Jodi Champagne to this edition of AV Veterans Talk, sponsored by Aerotech News and Review. Jodi Champagne is a photographer, author and documentarian. Among her more notable projects is the interactive documentary book series, Diminishing Generations. Utilizing Augmented Reality technology from Digital Delta Design, an App System that interacts with the material published in the books to allow access to digital content such as videos and photo galleries, Diminishing Generations brings the stories of WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans to vivid life. For more information on Jodi’s work, visit her website www.jodichampagne.com.
In this segment, Jodi shares her journey from military wife and mom, to visual artist, to photographer, saying, “This (my camera) is my paintbrush and the world is my canvas.” She is drawn to subjects that provoke emotion – one of her earliest projects revolved around the clients of local homeless service program Grace Resource Center.
WWII - KOREA - VIETNAM
Here are some images from the amazing book launch held on the USS Iowa. These images were taken by several guest that day.