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Cody Brown | EA-18G Growler Pilot

Part 1 of 2 He never planned on becoming a fighter pilot, but his search for a career with a brotherhood type of community lead him to Naval Aviation. Cody Brown is an actively serving Lieutenant in the US Navy and he sat down with AW Director Bradley Lanphear during […]

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Ball Turret Gunner Carl Juhl


Born in 1926, Carl was raised a hardworking farm and ranch kid during the great depression. At 17 yrs old he enlisted in the Army Air Force and was trained as a Ball Turret Gunner on a B-17 crew. The Ball Turret was a rotating sphere made of metal and […]

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James Ray POW

Col. James Ray | Prisoner of War

May 8, 1966 was the day that changed the course of his life. (Then) USAF Pilot Lt. James Ray started his day disappointed that, due to poor weather over his assigned target, he would not be able to fly that day. After requesting to switch targets with a different pilot, […]

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Ben Holmes | Radio Operator – Iraq 2009

Part 1 Growing up in a broken home caused Ben to put up walls around his heart. When repeated sports injuries ruined his chances of a college scholarship, he joined the Marines. The training he received hardened him further and he was ready for war, but the daily stress and […]

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Amanda Allen, Afghanistan Veteran

Amanda Allen | Hunting Escaped Taliban Prisoners

Michigan-born Amanda Allen is a self-described adrenaline junkie. The fire department wasn’t enough so she joined the Army. Even though she wanted to be in the infantry and join the Rangers, as a female, she wasn’t allowed so the next closest option was Military Police. When she deployed to the […]

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Lisa Herterich | US Army Nurse

She never had any plans of joining the military, but when Lisa’s father urged her to pursue an Army nursing scholarship to help their family, she found herself on a course she never expected but which she described as “the best decision of my life.”

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Cliff Brumels | The Shadows of War

When he joined the Army shortly after the end of Vietnam, Cliff Brumels never thought he’d be sent to a large scale conflict. After serving for more than a decade in a time of relative peace, he found himself on the ground in Iraq. Now, more than 30 years later, […]

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