Author and Poet Victoria Kelly

The Scuttlebutt | Season 9 Episode 7 Victoria Kelly is the author of Homefront, Mrs. Houdini, and When the Men Go Off to War. Victoria graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harvard University. She received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and her M.Phil. in Creative

Veteran and Social Anthropologist – Charles Warner III

The Scuttlebutt | Season 9 Episode 6 Charles Warner is a veteran and social anthropologist studying at the University of Leuven, Belgium. His research interests primarily revolve around war veterans (a.k.a. the emerging field of “Veterans Studies”), strategic peacebuilding, and post-conflict dialogue/resolution in Southeast Europe. Within this research, he

US Armed Forces Chess Championship

The Scuttlebutt | Season 9 Episode 5 The episode of “The Scuttlebutt” features Rob Getty, a retired Navy veteran and chair of the military chess committee. He discusses his passion for chess and how it has influenced his Navy career. Rob started playing chess at a young age and later

What Happened to Japanese Americans During WWII

The Scuttlebutt | Season 9 Episode 4 Dr. Mitchell T. Maki is the President and CEO of the Go For Broke National Education Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and lessons of the Nisei (a person born in the US whose parents were immigrants from Japan)

History and Stories of the Challenge Coin

The Scuttlebutt | Season 9 Episode 3 In this episode of the Scuttlebutt, the host, Shaun Hall, along with Vietnam Navy veteran Donn Nemchick and young enthusiast Henry Schoepke discuss the history, stories, and significance of challenge coins. Challenge coins have an interesting history, originating back to World War

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