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From Conflict to Creativity: The Journeys of Alicia Christy and Miguel Chavez

Posted by: Lisa Taylor

The following is a guest blog post co-authored by veteran artists Alicia Christy, MD and Miguel Chavez. This is the third in a four-part guest series featuring military veteran artists who are members of Uniting US, a veteran-focused nonprofit arts organization. In recognition of June as Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) Awareness month, Uniting US is collaborating …

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From Conflict to Creativity: The Journeys of Matthew Gill and Teresa K. Howes

Posted by: Lisa Taylor

The following is a guest blog post co-authored by U.S. Navy veteran Matthew Gill and U.S. Army/Army National Guard veteran Teresa K. Howes. This is the second in a four-part guest series featuring military veteran artists who are members of Uniting US, a veteran-focused nonprofit arts organization. Go here to read part 1. In recognition …

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From Conflict to Creativity: The Journeys of AnnMarie Halterman and Ehren Tool

Posted by: Lisa Taylor

The following is a guest blog post co-authored by U.S. Air Force veteran, AnnMarie Halterman, who is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Uniting US, and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Ehren Tool. This is the first in a four-part guest series featuring military veteran artists who are members of Uniting US, a veteran-focused nonprofit arts …

From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase event announcement

VHP Unites with Veteran Artists for PTS Awareness Month

Posted by: Lisa Taylor

“From Conflict to Creativity: Veteran Artists Showcase” ~ June 28-30, 2022 Join the Veterans History Project (VHP) as we recognize Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS) Awareness Month with a three-day Veteran Artists Showcase focused on living with, managing and raising awareness of PTS and Military Sexual Trauma. Hosted in collaboration with Uniting US, this series of creative …

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with I am Not Invisible 3.0 Women Veteran Panel

Posted by: Kerry Ward

The following is a post about the upcoming Veterans History Project (VHP) virtual discussion panel, “I Am Not Invisible 3.0” Women veterans panel discussion.   March is Women’s History Month, a time for the veteran community to draw its attention to the two-million women who wore our nation’s uniform. Women veterans are our family members, friends and …

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Home for the Holidays? Take the New VHP Field Kit With You!

Posted by: Lisa Taylor

The following is a guest blog post by Owen Rogers, a Veterans History Project (VHP) liaison specialist. The Veterans History Project heard your feedback and released a new how-to Field Kit that’s more user-friendly than ever. Whether you’re virtually visiting veterans,  or spending personal time with family members who served in the military, bring the …

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At Arm’s Length: Collecting In-Person Oral Histories during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by: Kerry Ward

The following is a guest blog post by liaison specialist Owen Rogers and is meant to supplement the Veterans History Project’s (VHP) Conducting Virtual Oral History Interviews in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic and Touching from a Distance: Lessons Learned in a Virtual Interview Environment. In March 2010, I recorded my first veteran’s oral history. …

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Touching from a Distance: Lessons Learned in a Virtual Interview Environment

Posted by: Kerry Ward

The following is a guest blog post by liaison specialist Owen Rogers and is meant to supplement the Veterans History Project’s (VHP) Conducting Virtual Oral History Interviews in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Check back next week to learn more about interviewing veterans in person during the COVID-19 pandemic. When I first began recording veterans’ …