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  • Text: ...-Played soccer with some of the locals. (25:00) -Recreation: watching movies, internet cafes, listening to music, video games, pranks, working out. -Making use of the limited things available. -Being part of the supplies crew he was able to direct exercise supplies to further remote bases...
Owens, Philip James (Interview outline and video), 2015

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  • Text: ...r or not he received it Entertainment and Morale (00:36:48) Mainly played lots of card games for entertainment; also played music, lots of boom boxes; wrote letters  Goldrick really encouraged his men to write so they could keep up communication with those back home  They received...
Goldrick, Martin (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Text: ...t at the gym to deal with frustration -Slept a lot to pass the time -Wore headphones when he slept and listened to classical music to drown out the aircraft noise -Able to Skype his family once a week -Chance to let them know that he was okay and how life was in Iraq (00:52:19) Returning to...
Mol, Jacob (Interview outline and video), 2015

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  • Text: ... flat on my back there for thirty some days. They had sand bags on both sides of my head and I never got so sick of Hawaiian music in all of my life. 39:01 Of course they were trying to build up your morale and they put those earphones on and played and played that Hawaiian music u...
Austin, Robert (Interview transcript and video), 2008

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  • Text: ...It was some place I had never been before. (00:20:02) Interviewer: Okay. I mean, did you go listen to music or…? Veteran: Sometimes I’d go to the bar, just like anybody else, sometimes I’d go to listen to—I’d go to different bars because you’d get a different, you’d get the ...
Thrasher, David (Interview transcript and video), 2018