My Vietnam Your Iraq: Introduction (01:18)
This segment orients viewers to the topic of veterans and their children who serve in the military.
Arthur Barham (02:54)
Barham reflects on the mentality of soldiers and going to Vietnam; his friends were killed in action. Barham has two sons engaged in conflict.
Peacock Family (04:04)
Norman and Cathy Peacock have two children serving in the military; they speak out against the politics but support those who serve. The couple served in Vietnam; Cathy recalls working at the hospital in Saigon. Mike Peacock calls from Iraq.
Silvestri Family (05:22)
Pete Silvestri was drafted into service; he recalls arriving in Vietnam and walking through a wall of coffins at the airport on his return home. His son Jason joined the military and served in Iraq; the family looked through Pete's Vietnam memorabilia.
Kelly Family (09:14)
Bradford Kelly explains his motivation for enlisting and going to Iraq. Dan worried over his son's service; he served in Vietnam. Dan suffered PTSD; Bradford recalls watching the Mercy from the flight deck and serving. Hear a song about soldiers following in their parents' footsteps.
Bullman Family (00:00)
Bradford recalls watching the Mercy from the flight deck and serving. Dan reflects on survivor's guilt and seeing symptoms in his son. Hear a song about soldiers following in their parents' footsteps.
Bullman Family (05:58)
Shared military experiences made John and Brett's relationship closer. Brett recalls his father explaining how he was wounded in Vietnam. John and his wife Paula reflect on Brett joining the Marine Corps and going to Iraq.
Cogan Family (16:21)
Kelly Dougherty was reluctant to go to Iraq but was ordered from the medic unit to military police and deployed. Her father Sean, a Vietnam vet, was against her joining the National Guard. Kelly and Sean attended a Veterans for Peace convention and Kelly became a co-founder of Iraq Veterans Against the War.
Titus Family (09:14)
Tom Titus recalls a negative reception when returning from Vietnam and the death of his friend Willie. Tom's son Brandon enlisted and became a lead gunner for Bravo Company; Titus reflects on his son's service. Brandon was killed in Iraq and Titus started memorial rides.
War and Choice (01:17)
Veterans reflect on their service and the awareness of war.
Credits: My Vietnam Your Iraq (01:02)
Credits: My Vietnam Your Iraq
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