For veterans, the preserving of their military memories, especially of war-time or battlefield, often isn’t easy. It’s not like preserving memories of meeting the girl that would be “the one” or the innocent hi-jinks of childhood. Even talking about their memories can be difficult. What many veterans are finding, however, is that writing their stories and documenting their military memories and service can be therapeutic. It can also be easier than talking about them.
Resources for Veteran’s Writing about Their Stories
Increasingly, the recognition of the importance of veterans’ memories is accompanied with help for them to tell them.