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The World Health Organization defines violence as "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another p...

Bought by KMFA


  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A musical journey showcasing bandleader Glenn Miller's transformation from the nation's most popular recording artist into the greatest morale boos...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 11:12
Caption: Navy Lt. Commander Jeff Raunig, a physician, weighs his options under the new military retirement system. "Med school doesn't teach you that much about economics," he said., Credit: Libby Denkmann/American Homefront
About 1.7 troops are eligible to switch from a traditional pension plan to a blended plan that works more like a 401(k). But some lack the financia...

Bought by KPBS, WOUB, and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Because Pedro is a U.S. citizen, he was able to sign up for eight years of service and in return, his parents can stay in this country after living...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 09:35
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Life of the Law begins our 4-part series on Uganda. Reported by Gladys Oroma from Gulu, Uganda where she reports for local, national and internatio...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 36:29
Caption: Customers line up outside Urban Leaf, a marijuana dispensary in San Diego.
California has become the eighth state to legalize recreational marijuana. But using the drug can still end a military career.

Bought by WUSF and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 03:49
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  The LCS 9 crew stands on deck to bid farewell to onlookers., Credit:  Marian Hetherly / WBFO News
The USS Little Rock was commissioned in Buffalo last month, but still has not made it out to sea. It has been delayed by repairs, as well as ice on...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WCMU, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, and WXXI


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:02
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: rtist Dru Blair shows his painting of a 1952 CIA operation in China that killed two pilots., Credit: Jay Price/American Homefront
"The Secret Ops of the CIA" calendars spotlight an unusual art genre: meticulous paintings of spy missions.

Bought by WUSF, Texas Public Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: San Antonio's VFW Post 76 is a popular hangout for veterans, who often prefer to socialize with each other rather than with non-veterans., Credit: Tim Hipps / U.S. Army
Fewer than one percent of Americans are in the military, compared with about nine percent during World War II. Researchers say that's helped create...

Bought by Prairie Public, KPBS, North Country Public Radio, and KPCC


  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Photo courtesy of Cook County Historical Society archives.
2017 marks the 100th year anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. Albert Bally from Grand Marais, Minnesota enlisted in the Army ...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:16
Caption: Photo courtesy of Cook County Historical Society archives.
2017 marks the 100th year anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. Albert Bally from Grand Marais, Minnesota enlisted in the Army ...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 04:08
Caption: Money Matters host Marc Cuniberti
Stand Down and Welcome Home Vets, two great entities that help our war vets. Hear about them here!

  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 03:48
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As the world teeters on the brink of war between two nuclear armed countries, it might give us some much needed comfort to know about the dedicated...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Les Jamieson
Congress to Act on Extension of Section 702 of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)

  • Added: Dec 09, 2017
  • Length: 55:01
Caption: Actor Stephan Wolfert directs a program called DE-CRUIT that welcomes veterans to the stage to perform Shakespeare., Credit: Sarah Harris/American Homefront
A workshop in New York uses creative writing and Shakespearean monologues to help veterans heal.

Bought by WUSF, KPBS, Texas Public Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Photo courtesy of Cook County Historical Society archives.
2017 marks the 100th year anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. Albert Bally from Grand Marais, Minnesota enlisted in the Army ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Photo courtesy of Cook County Historical Society archives.
2017 marks the 100th year anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. Albert Bally from Grand Marais, Minnesota enlisted in the Army ...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:42
Caption: Photo courtesy of Cook County Historical Society archives.
2017 marks the 100th year anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. Albert Bally from Grand Marais, Minnesota enlisted in the Army ...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:25
Caption: Protest against President Trump and THAAD in Soseongri, Korea, Credit: Stop THAAD Alliance
We head to Soseongri, a small village nestled in the mountains of Seongju County. There, grandmas and grandpas in the 70s, 80s, and 90s are organi...

Bought by WXDU and WRIR


  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The veterans group AMVETS distributed this early prototype of the VA's new veterans ID card in October. The VA has not released a final design, and it's not clear if the Office Depot logo will appear on the final card., Credit: AMVETS
The new veterans ID cards were mandated by a 2015 law. But some veterans groups are raising questions about the possibility that the cards will inc...

Bought by KPBS, WUSF, Texas Public Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Christina Psarra, Credit: Lauren Schiller
Refugees literally sacrifice everything to keep their families safe. Christina Psarra, head of mission for Doctors Without Borders, a humanitarian ...

Bought by KWMR, WNIN, KUT, and KSJD


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Military retiree Scott Neil is overseeing construction of his new distillary in Florida. He decided to retire in the state in part because of its programs for veterans and retirees., Credit: Bobbie O'Brien/American Homefront
States and cities around the country are ramping up their efforts to attract military retirees, whose presence can be good for the local economy.

Bought by North Country Public Radio, KPBS, Texas Public Radio, and KPCC


  • Added: Nov 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kristin Glasgow (left) and Karen Offutt (right)
In the late 1960s, Karen Offutt was a patriotic teenager who got chills whenever she heard the “Star-Spangled Banner.” At 18, she dropped out of nu...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:23
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The crew of an Amphibious Assault Vehicle waits on Red Beach in California during an October exercise., Credit: Beverly Woodworth / KPBS
During a San Diego training exercise, the Marine Corps tried out some new tools to enhance its amphibious landings.

Bought by Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paisley Rekdal
On Trauma, Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Nov 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1