Veterans History Project
Joseph Y. Nims, Specialist, US Army, 1980 – 1984
The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
For several different reasons, people visit the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Depending on the time of the day, there is some good rock and roll music being sung in the stairwells of the hospital. It's sweet, clear, and the person singing it is clearly an experienced singer. The stairwells are his favorite venue beca...