Veterans encouraged to share stories with Library of Congress Veterans History Project – News Mississippi

By | November 11, 2020

The project invites anyone who has served in the U.S. military during World War I to present, regardless of branch or rank, to submit their personal account of serving in the military. Palazzo issued the following statement requesting South Mississippi’s participation.

“South Mississippi is home to the state’s largest veteran population and through this project I want to amplify the heroic accounts I’ve heard through the years. Every story in South Mississippi deserves to be shared. This project is an engaging way to allow these stories of service to live on while educating future generations on the sacrifices made by so many brave Americans.”

The Project collects first-hand accounts of U.S. Veterans from the following wars:

  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cold War
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Grenada–History–American Invasion, 1983
  • Panama–History–American Invasion, 1989
  • Operation Restore Hope, 1992-1993
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • United Nations Operation in Somalia
  • Haiti–History–American intervention, 1994-1995
  • Operation Allied Force, 1999
  • Peacekeeping forces–Bosnia and Hercegovina
  • Operation Joint Guardian, 1999-
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011

Click here to participate.

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