Memorial Day Special: Hearing Voices - For The Fallen
For Memorial Day weekend, Wyoming Public Radio brings you the voices of veterans remembering their comrades.
Host Major Robert Schaefer of US Army Special Forces Green Beret and poet, Colonel Robert Schaefer, US Army, hosts the voices of veterans remembering their comrades. We talk with troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, reading their emails, poems, and journals, as part of the NEA project: “Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience.”
And we attend the daily "Last Post" ceremony by Belgian veterans honoring the WWI British soldiers who died defending a small town in western Belgium (produced by Marjorie Van Halteren).
Listen to the Memorial Day Special on WPR, Friday at 3:00pm, Sunday at 12pm, and Monday at 2:00pm.