Veterans Programs & Resources
Check out these programs around veterans airing on Detroit Public TV:
10pm - Pearl Harbor: Into The Arizona: On the eve of the 75th anniversary, join the first expedition to explore inside the USS Arizona since the date that will live in infamy, as state-of-the-art imaging technology reveals the aftermath and incredible story of the Pearl Harbor attack.
11pm - Pearl Harbor: USS Oklahoma - The Final Story: Explore what happened to the USS Oklahoma, the only battleship to capsize during the Pearl Harbor attack. Examine new details about what may have caused the ship to overturn and hear stories from Oklahoma survivors and families of those lost.
9pm - The Warrior Tradition: Learn the heartbreaking, inspiring and largely untold story of Native Americans in the United States military. This film relates the stories of Native American warriors from their own points of view -- stories of service, pain, courage and fear.
10pm - Military Family Documentary: When Time Stands Still: For 17 years, our country has engaged in a war most people have now forgotten. Yet, we still have troops deployed... Filmmaker and Iraq War Veteran Spouse Elena Miliaresis travels to Twentynine Palms, a Marine Corps base in the Mojave Desert, to meet two wives on the eve of their husbands' deployment to Iraq with 3rd Battalion 7th Marines. Over six years, "Military Family Documentary: While Time Stands Still" follows their journey revealing how they find the resilience to survive and grow stronger than they ever thought possible.
11pm - The Registry (Local): Two World War II veterans who are best friends yet never actual met, join forces to learn more about the mysterious US Army’s Military Intelligence Service (MIS) in which they were both a part of during the war. Follow them on their journey to find out what happened to the unit’s over 7,000 soldiers.
11pm - Independent Lens: The Interpreters: Meet some of the more than 50,000 interpreters who helped protect U.S.troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, now struggling for safety in the aftermath of war.
Ken Burns on the film, "The Vietnam War"
Producers Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein discuss "The Vietnam War"
Dave Schoenherr | The Vietnam War
Veterans Stories of Services
Veterans Hiring 101
Michigan Veterans Hiring Summit
Mackinac Policy Conference Veterans Showcase
2013 Governor's Summit on Veterans
Michigan Veterans Stories 2014
A Salute to Veterans
Michigan Veterans Foundation | American Black Journal
Detroit Performs Clip: Veterans Model Project
Veterans Art | Detroit Performs Full Episode
A special edition honoring our war heroes.
Veterans Entering the Workforce: An Economic Advantage to Michigan
Detroit Performs Clip | Best of Season 2 - Veterans Service Project
WTVS Veteran's Weekend Membership Appeal
Detroit Performs Clip: Soldiers' Stories
Healthy Piquette Program | American Black Journal Clip
The “Healthy Piquette” program, a partnership between Southwest Solutions and the Detroit Medical Center Foundation, teaches formerly homeless veterans how to maintain a healthier lifestyle.