Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Time with the colonel

I was very pleased to be able to spend time with Col. Tom Brewer last month. He had been our contact and guide in Afghanistan and is through and through a good man. Read some of Matthew Hansen’s stories on … Continue reading

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Week in Videos: New aquarium; violin-making contest; Afghanistan vets at home

In this week’s edition, we tour a remodeled aquarium, peak in on a violin-making contest and visit with guard members home from Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Shared experiences in Afghanistan and at home

Alyssa Schukar’s time embedded in Afghanistan changed her in surprisingly positive ways. She revisited five soldiers to learn how their deployments affected them and what their lives are like now. Continue reading

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2011 OWH Year in Pictures — Alyssa Schukar

For Alyssa Schukar, 2011 brought many new experiences, including a military embed in Afghanistan, Big Ten Husker game day destinations and a brand-new ballpark for the College World Series. Continue reading

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Nebraskans and Iowans in Afghanistan

For Veterans Day, Alyssa Schukar posts images of the Iowa and Nebraska National Guard in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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