Blog Entries - tag: 'military'

Oral History: Zach Lykins (Afghanistan)

Posted on: June 15, 2019
Tags: Oral History, Afghanistan, military, war, battle, Marines

In continuing with the family tradition, Zach Lykins joined the Armed Forces. He chose the Marine Corps and was immediatly sent to Afghanistan right out of high school. Listen to his oral history in the interview below.

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"Dog" tags

Our History: Dog Tags

Posted on: November 1, 2018
Tags: military, dog tag, war, history, soldier

The History of “Dog” Tags The notion of identifying your personal stuff has been around for centuries. From scratches made with sticks and stones to sewing labels onto clothing. The same problem of identification came with the military. Whose

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Oral History: Richard (Dick) Tracy (WWII)

Posted on: September 14, 2018
Tags: WWII, Oral History, Dick Tracy, Video, military, war, soldier, Richard, Tracy, World War 2, combat

This is the tenth in a series of oral histories. To summarise for those who haven't read the first blog post; We will be exploring the many stories of service men and women and the experiences they've had at war. The stories will range from WWII to the recent

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