Category: Podcast

Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 10

John Nichols | Uncles at War     On episode 10 of the podcast, historian John Nichols presents his book, Uncles at War, detailing a family history and WWII experiences of three uncles–Eldred Gray , Gerald Gray and William Nichols....
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep22 – Lauren DelRicci (pt.2)

Lauren DelRicci | MST On episode 22 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we continue our conversation with navy veteran Lauren DelRicci and discuss her experience separating from the service, coping with military sexual trauma (MST), and effective treatment...
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Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 9

Carleton Young | Voices From the Attic     On episode 9 of the podcast, historian Carleton Young of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania presents his book, Voices From the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War–a fascinating account of discovering family letters...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep18 – Andrew Brennan

Andrew Brennan | GWOT Memorial On episode 18 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Andrew Brennan, veteran of Afghanistan, army aviator, and executive director of the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation.     Those who...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep17 – Taylor Smith

Taylor Smith | Army Infantry Afghanistan On episode 17 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Taylor Smith, army infantry and sniper combat veteran of Afghanistan.     Those who served since the attacks of September 11,...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep16 – Lauren DelRicci

Lauren DelRicci | Blue Ridge Snipe On episode 16 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Lauren DelRicci, US Navy veteran and machinist mate who served aboard the USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)–the navy’s oldest deployable combat ship....
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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 38 – Bob Dvorchak

Bob Dvorchak | Drive On  On Episode 38 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with Bob Dvorchak, legendary Pittsburgh sports writer, national journalist, war correspondent, and author of Drive On: The Uncensored War of Bedouin Bob and the All-Americans....
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep15 – Dave Andros

Dave Andros | West Point to Iraq On episode 15 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Dave Andros, graduate of the United States Military Academy, Army Ranger, and veteran of Iraq.   Those who served since...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep14 – Sebastian Junger

Sebastian Junger | Covering the War On episode 14 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Sebastian Junger, author, war journalist, and documentary film producer of the award-winning chronicle of the war in Afghanistan, Restrepo.   Those who...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep13 – Marvin Cadet

Marvin Cadet | Empowering Veterans to Serve On episode 13 of Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Marvin Cadet of New York City, Army National Guard veteran of Iraq and project specialist with The Mission Continues.  ...
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Alle-Kiski Chronicle – Episode 7

Mary Fogle-Loveland | Coal Miner’s Daughter     On episode 7 of the podcast we talk with Mary Fogle-Loveland of Cheswick, Pennsylvania about growing up in a coal mining family in the Allegheny River Valley, featuring the voices of Joe...
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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 37 – Eric Rood

Eric Rood | Veteran Aviator Oral Histories  On Episode 37 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about recording veterans oral histories in the world of aviation with Eric Rood of Experimental Aircraft Association’s Timeless Voices of Aviation project....
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep10 – Matt Zeller

Matt Zeller | No One Left Behind (part 2) On episode 10 of Longest War: The Post 9/11 Veterans Podcast, we continue our conversation with Matt Zeller, former army officer, combat veteran of Afghanistan, and founder of No One Left...
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Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 21 – Robert Gale

Infiltration | Robert Gale   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, WWII veteran Bob Gale of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania shares a story about a dangerous and unnerving counter-intelligence mission testing flight-line...
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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 36 – John Paul Deley

John Paul Deley | Oral History Transcriptions  On Episode 36 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk about transcribing oral history interviews with John Paul Deley, Director of the Detre Library & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep09 – Matt Zeller

Matt Zeller | No One Left Behind (part 1) On episode 9 of Longest War: The Post 9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with Matt Zeller, former army officer, combat veteran of Afghanistan, and founder of No One Left Behind–helping Afghan...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep08 – Ben Stahl

Ben Stahl | US Navy  On episode 8 of Longest War: The Post 9/11 Veterans Podcast, we talk with US Navy veteran Ben Stahl about the rigors of bootcamp, navy traditions, sailors who can’t swim, Nicholas Cage, sh*tty tattoos, and...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | GiannaVia’s | November 30, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live November 30, 2016 at GiannaVia’s Restaurant in Whitehall, Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas/Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep06 – Sohrab

Sohrab | Afghan Interpreter (part 1) On episode 6 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with Afghan interpreter, Sohrab, about his experiences serving with US special forces during the Global War...
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Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast: East Liberty | October 22, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live October 22, 2016 at Vintage Senior Center in the East Liberty neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Host: Todd DePastino. Audiography: Kevin...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | Sha-nini George Foundation | October 2, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live October 2, 2016 at the Sha-nini George Foundation in Mercer, Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas & Bryan Chemini/Veteran...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep05 – Lee Bruner

Lee Bruner | Army – Afghanistan   On episode 5 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with US Army veteran of Afghanistan, Lee Bruner, about first combat, the African-American veteran experience,...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep04 – Michaela Diallo

Michaela Diallo | Pennsylvania Air National Guard   On episode 4 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with Michaela Diallo of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, about joining the Reserves, deploying...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | Spoonwood Brewery | July 27, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live July 27, 2016 at Spoonwood Brewing Company in Baldwin, Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Bryan Chemini/Veteran Voices of...
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Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast: Bethel Park | June 28, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live on June 28, 2016 at Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Host: Todd DePastino.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas. Featured Stories...
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Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast: Spring Valley | June 11, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live on June 11, 2016 at Spring Valley in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Host: Todd DePastino.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Bryan Chemini. Featured Stories...
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Argot: Audio Short Story Collection – Episode 06

There’s Always Hope | Bill Silver   On this episode of Argot: Audio Short Stories from the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Collection, Bill Silver shares a story originally told on October 30, 2015 to the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep02 – Jim Yauger

Jim Yauger | Soundtrack of the Global War on Terror   On episode 2 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with Army veteran of Iraq, Jim Yauger, about the music that inspired,...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | Carrick Lit Club | June 23, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live June 23, 2016 at the Carrick Literary Club in Carrick,  Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas/Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh...
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Longest War: The Post-9/11 Veterans Podcast – Ep01 – Todd DePastino

Todd DePastino | VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project   On episode 1 of Longest War, the podcast of VBC’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, we have an in-depth conversation with VBC executive director Todd DePastino about the Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project.  ...
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VBC Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project | Voodoo Brewery | May 18, 2016

On this episode of the Veterans Breakfast Club Podcast, listen to the stories and voices of local veterans recorded live on May 18, 2016 at Voodoo Brewery in Homestead, Pennsylvania.  Host: Nick Grimes.  Audiography: Kevin Farkas/Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral...
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Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast – Episode 27 – Bob Rivers

Bob Rivers | WWII Reenactor and Living Historian   On episode 27 of  Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we have a conversation with WWII reenactor and living historian, Bob Rivers of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania.  Recorded May 11, 2016. Host: Kevin...
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