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Veteran Stories

View this collection of Postcards stories told by Veterans in the Pioneer PBS viewing area. 


Each individual story is worth a watch.  If you know a Veteran with a good story, please let us know


If you like what you see, watch more Postcards videos here:


1969 USS Enterprise Fire

Woody Peet, Dave Jerpseth and Lynell Leasman talk about the USS Enterprise Fire.


Majestic Chaos

The biggest bomb in US history detonated on March 1 1954 & USMC veteran Bob Bormann saw it


Postcards: Dave Hansen, Vietnam Veteran

Learn about the Vietnam War from Dave Hanson and the ongoing struggle with PTSD.


Craig Tschetter, Vietnam War Vet

Learn about the the book Fifteen Minutes Ago: A Vietnam War Memoir by Craig Tschetter.


Inventor Don Husby

Don Husby secured more than 25 patents for his lighting inventions and other innovations.


WWII Story

96-year-old Robert Millsaps tells his story of service in WWII.


WWII Museum Boxcar

A 118 year old railroad boxcar finds a new home at the center of a WWII museum exhibit.


Vietnam Story

Charlie Hettling talks about his experience as a soldier during the Vietnam War.


Fagen Fighters & History Preservation

Learn more about Fagen Fighters WWII Museum in Granite Falls, Minnesota.


World War II Veteran

Hear a story from a World War II vet told at the Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls.


Willmar War Memorial Room

Willmar War Auditorium is featured.


Earl Orr

Memories from US Navy veteran, Earl W. Orr.


War Stories: Stan Reeves

Local veteran tells his story at the Fagen Fighters WWII Museum.


Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota, Part 1

A documentary detailing a trip to Washington D.C. by 100 World War II veterans from SW MN.


Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota, Part 2

An overview of 2010 programming produced by Pioneer Public Television.