Before memories fade, leave a record
(Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Guard, Coast Guard, Space Force)
Tangible Record: A written history provides a tangible and enduring record that can be passed down through generations. Unlike digital files that may be susceptible to loss due to technical issues, a physical record stands the test of time.
· Connection with History: Your personal insights and emotions will be captured in a way that digital records simply cannot replicate by putting pen to paper.
- Preservation of Identity: By documenting it in writing, you ensure that the essence of who you are and what you achieved is preserved in a comprehensive and authentic manner.
- Reflection and Healing: It allows you to reflect on your experiences, share your triumphs and challenges, and find closure for unresolved emotions.
Accessibility and Shareability: A written history is accessible to all, regardless of technological proficiency. It can be shared with family, and fellow veterans without the need for specialized software or devices.