Therrel Shane Childers

Therrel Shane Childers

This Web Story features Therrel Shane Childers, First Lieutenant in the Marine Corps. Born in 1972, he served in the Marines for 23 years before being killed in action in 2003. He was the first American life lost in Operation Iraqi Freedom and posthumously received...
VAlorU Podcast: Introducing Untold Stories

VAlorU Podcast: Introducing Untold Stories

Short summary: VAlorU was created in the fall of 2020 to complement Borne the Battle by highlighting Veteran groups that generally receive less attention publicly. This year, the focus is on Native American Veterans and the contributions they have made to all aspects...
Marcelite J. Harris

Marcelite J. Harris

This Web Story features Marcelite J. Harris, former Major General of the Air Force. Born in 1943, she went on to serve in the Air Force for 32 years, retiring in 1997. She paved the way for many women to follow in her footsteps, serving as the first female aircraft...
What It’s Like as a Social Media Intern

What It’s Like as a Social Media Intern

Short Summary: Claire is a social media intern with the Digital Media Engagement (DME) team that is part of the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) program. Working with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as an intern has always been something Claire wanted to...
Intern Podcast Episode 21

Intern Podcast Episode 21

Grace Yang is a motion graphics intern at the VA DME Internship where she creates videos about recent news, #VeteranOfTheDay posts and other graphic design projects. Grace graduated from the University of Maryland in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing,...