American Veteran

AMERICAN VETERAN is a four-part documentary series tracing the veteran experience across the arc of American history and exploring the present-day divide between civilian and veteran communities. From the citizen-soldiers returning from the Revolution to today’s warrior class, it is a deeply moving story, illuminating the veteran experience and drawing civilian viewers into an unfamiliar culture.

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Objects That Matter: The Vietnam Vets Memorial Collection

02:16

Army Veteran Duery Felton, Jr., is instrumental in curating a very important collection.



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Basic Training: Surviving Boot Camp

04:10

In boot camp, If you want to stand out, you better excel… or expect a lot of pain.

Basic Training: Overcoming the Odds

03:44

How do you overcome personal challenges, when up against the extreme trials of Boot Camp?

Basic Training: We’re in This Together

02:17

Kinship and cooperation can be the key to success in boot camp.

In the Heat of Battle

03:16

What’s it like to be in combat? Veterans describe their experiences.

Women in War

02:38

Three Veterans share how being female shaped their military stories.

Kill Or Be Killed

02:12

Soldiers are trained to kill, but in reality, the impact of this can be formidable.