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Caption: Pilots from the 45th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron fly a C130 to evacuate patients from St. Croix., Credit: Julio Ochoa/WUSF Public Media
More than a week after Hurricane Maria, the Air Force continues daily medical evacuation flights from St. Croix. Patients are heading to South Caro...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Texas Public Radio, and KPBS


  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 3
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At the beginning of the Iraq War, nearly 40,000 members of the United States military were not citizens. Army Private First Class Diego Rincon was ...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Army veteran Hector Barajas stands outside the Deported Veterans House in Tijuana. The House has a database of 350 deported veterans, but Barajas estimates the numbers could be much higher., Credit: Dorian Merina/American Homefront
Hundreds of veterans who served in the U.S. military as non-citizens were later deported for committing civilian crimes.

Bought by Texas Public Radio, KPBS, and WUSF


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mario Martinez, 54, an Army veteran, is facing deportation after serving four years in California state prison. While serving in the Army in the 1980s, he was deployed to Germany as part of U.S. forces sent to guard the Berlin Wall., Credit: Dorian Merina/American Homefront
Non-citizens are eligible to serve in the U.S. military. But even as veterans, they can still be deported if they commit crimes after they leave th...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, Texas Public Radio, North Country Public Radio, KPBS, WUNC and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Lou Oliveram (left) and Joe Serna (right)
A retired Green Beret found adjusting to civilian life difficult. He talks with the judge that helped him change his life during a night in jail.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 02:31
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An interview with Dan Slater about his best-selling nonfiction work about American teenagers who worked as assassins for the Las Zetas cartel in La...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 30:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ernesto Rodriguez and his son, Sebastian, when Sebastian was 2 years old, Credit: Ernesto Rodriguez
For Father’s Day, retired Marine Lieutenant Ernesto Rodriguez answers tough questions about war and family from his 11-year-old son Sebastian.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 04:24
  • Purchases: 1
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JLB has published 36 books over 50 years. He’s best known for his mysteries, particularly the Dave Robicheaux series and the Holland family storie...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Anny (L) and Jonny (R) Pena
Retired Marines Anny and Jonny Pena talk about the challenges they faced as military spouses, and what it was like when Jonny came home from Afghan...

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Yvette Benavidez Garcia (L) and Rene Garcia (R)
Yvette Benavidez Garcia and her husband, Rene, remember her father, Army Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez, a Medal of Honor recipient.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Alamo, San Antonio, TX USA
This episode could change how you remember the Alamo.

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 02:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: One of the few remaining unknown markers left in the county cemetery in Falfurrias, Texas, Credit: Brandon Thibodeaux
Over 6,000 migrant deaths were recorded on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico between 1998 and 2013. This documentary travels to the desert ra...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Nov 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Trista Matascastillo speaks with her husband, Army 1st Sergeant Hector Matascastillo, about being sexually assaulted...

Bought by WEZU and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
  • Purchases: 2
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World War II Medal of Honor recipient.

Bought by KAMU


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Fought with the Texians against Mexico for Texas Independence and became the Republic of Texas’ first Vice President

Bought by KTTZ and KAMU


  • Added: May 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Retired Marine Corporal Anthony Villarreal talks with his wife, Jessica, about being severely injured during an IED attack while deployed to Afghan...

Bought by WEZU and KMUD


  • Added: Nov 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
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Latino veterans have been fighting in America's wars since the mid 1800s. Though many join out of a sense of duty, the military benefits and the pr...

Bought by KZYX, KRZA, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2013
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Monica Velez talks to her fiancé, Christopher Hernandez about her two brothers, Army Corporal José "Freddy" Velez and Army Specialist Andrew Velez.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Javier Sicilia in 2011, Credit: Flickr user: sarihuella
On this edition, political science professor David Shirk sheds light on the history and politics of the war on drugs in Mexico. And an emerging mov...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and KRZA


  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ponys and their men
From old games to old soldiers war remains in our minds

Bought by KWMR


  • Added: Dec 03, 2011
  • Length: 10:44
  • Purchases: 1
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An analysis and follow up to the nuclear security summit.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jun 18, 2010
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 1
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An update on the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: May 24, 2010
  • Length: 28:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Forjadores de Sueños
Reportaje sobre migración, que muestra las razones de la Migración salvadoreña.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 10:34
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The state of Colombia's renewed Justice system.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2009
  • Length: 55:00
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World War II veteran talks about his experiences as a midwest Latino in the Army.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Nov 06, 2008
  • Length: 15:51
  • Purchases: 1