Compelling Stories of Transition

Sharing Stories of Service and Transition

With a mission to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world, CVN partnered with StoryCorps to record 15, 40-minute uninterrupted conversations between veterans and their loved ones, including family members, friends, colleagues, as well as mentors and mentees. With the participants’ permission, StoryCorps then archived some of those recordings at the Library of Congress to be preserved for future generations. These three stories are compelling examples of the types of challenges that arise after service: