Veterans Interview Project

The Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress

The story of each veteran is important.  Share your story.  Sit down with an experienced interviewer at the Airborne & Special Operations Museum to record your experience.  This video recording will be archived and preserved in the Library of Congress so that future generations may hear directly from you and other veterans, and that they may better understand the realities of war.  A copy of the interview will be mailed to you, and one will be kept in the ASOM archives.  Please contact Catherine at (910) 643-2773 or events@asomf.org to schedule an interview.  All veterans are invited.

The project at the ASOM invites all veterans, regardless of time served or involvement in a conflict.  The project at the Library of Congress collects first-hand accounts of U.S. Veterans from the following wars:
WWII (1939-1946)
Korean War (1950-1955)
Vietnam War (1961-1965)
Persian Gulf War (1990-1995)
Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts (2001-present)

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The United States Congress created the Veterans History Project in 2000 as part of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.


Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation
100 Bragg Blvd.
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301
(910) 643-2778
Museum Hours
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm
Closed Mondays and Federal Holidays
Open Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veteran’s Day

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation supports the museum with marketing, advertising and financial support for its programs and exhibits. Opening the doors on August 16th, 2000, the 60th anniversary of the original United States Army’s Test Platoon’s first parachute jump, the museum offers free admission, a main exhibit gallery, temporary gallery, four-story tall theater, video theater and a motion simulator ride. It is located in Historic Downtown Fayetteville on the corner of Bragg Boulevard and Hay Street, adjacent to the city’s Freedom Memorial Park and the recently built North Carolina Veteran’s Park. The main gallery is designed as a self-guiding tour, in chronological order, through the history of the airborne and special operations soldiers, from 1940 to the present. The temporary gallery changes throughout the year and displays a myriad of exhibits pertaining to the United States Army, airborne and special operation units through their history and conflicts from World War II to the present. For a nominal fee visitors can ride the 24 seat motion simulator. Find our privacy policy here.

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