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Stories of Sacrifice Podcast are interviews with families of our Nation's POW/MIAs who are currently buried as Unknown in our National Cemeteries or still listed as Missing in Action. These families are trying to get their MIA loved one identified through DNA. This is a production of the US POW/MIA Family Locating. Please consider supporting us! https://www.StoriesOfSacrifice.org Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/storiesofsacrifice/support

Stories of Sacrifice - American POW/MIAs John Bear

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

Stories of Sacrifice Podcast are interviews with families of our Nation's POW/MIAs who are currently buried as Unknown in our National Cemeteries or still listed as Missing in Action. These families are trying to get their MIA loved one identified through DNA. This is a production of the US POW/MIA Family Locating. Please consider supporting us! https://www.StoriesOfSacrifice.org Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/storiesofsacrifice/support

    Senior Chief SEAL (Ret) Derrick Van Orden || Vietnam POW/MIA Recovery Missions

    Senior Chief SEAL (Ret) Derrick Van Orden || Vietnam POW/MIA Recovery Missions

    Rebroadcast of our interview with Senior Chief SEAL (Ret) Derrick Van Orden. Derrick was one of the actors in the real SEAL movie Act of Valor. During Derrick's service, he volunteered for missions on DoD POW/MIA Recovery operations from the Vietnam war.  Derrick is a retired Navy SEAL Senior Chief and former Senior Enlisted Advisor, Operations (J3), Senior Enlisted and Compartmented Operations Planner for the Special Operations Command Europe. Derrick served over 26 years on active-duty with multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. He is the best-selling author of Book of Man: A Navy SEAL’s Guide to the Lost Art of Manhood and has appeared on national television as a subject matter expert. He is a sought-after speaker, owner of the Butternut Café and Beat It Roach Creations publication company. Derrick is currently running for Congress in Wisconsin https://www.vanordenforcongress.com/  

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    #POWMIA #VietnamMIARecoveries #StoriesOfSacrifice


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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Stories Of Sacrifice || POW/MIA Recovery Field Operations

    Stories Of Sacrifice || POW/MIA Recovery Field Operations

    Part 5 - Chat with Australian, David MacMillan and special guest Tony James. Tony retired after 25 years of service, where he participated in searching for missing in action (MIA), recovering and repatriating the remains of U.S. Service Members missing overseas from World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. 

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    Find our podcast, Stories of Sacrifice - American POW/MIAs on your favorite podcast player or visit https://www.storiesofsacrifice.org/   

    How You Can Help: All money raised goes to support our Podcast and our POW/MIA Family Research where we are directly involved in the repatriation of WW2 POW/MIA's.  

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    Please visit our affiliate links that help support our Podcast and POW/MIA research. I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you! Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases. All money earned goes to support our Podcast and support to POW/MIA family research.  

    Flipside Canvas - Owned by Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer (USMC). At Flipside Canvas, we believe that art offers an opportunity to showcase your commitment to empowering yourself and others. High quality materials that will last 100+ years. All our art comes stretched and ready to hang on your wall. 100% Made in America using locally sourced and manufactured materials. https://flipsidecanvas.com/?ref=SOSPodcast   

    The Home Depot - Is not only for the Do It Yourself building and construction projects, you have access to over two million products ranging from small appliances to your everyday needs for the home, RV travel to camping. Purchase online and pick up your order at your local Home Depot free of charge or ship it to your home! The sky's the limit on the products offered by the Home Depot! https://homedepot.sjv.io/SOSPodcast   

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    #MilitaryMortuaryAffairs #MissingInAction #FieldOperations


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    • 2 hr 8 min
    Stories Of Sacrifice || Sean Flynn & Dana Stone Pt 3

    Stories Of Sacrifice || Sean Flynn & Dana Stone Pt 3

    Part 3 - Late night chat with Australian, David MacMillan who spent years in SE Asia working on US POW/MIA cases. We discuss the capture of US Journalists, Sean Flynn and Dana Stone just weeks prior to the US Military’s Cambodia Incursion known as "Operation Rock Crusher" in the Parrot's Beak area. We will go over the locations of the NVA/VC Base Area nearest to their capture with mapping and photos taken from CIA Photographic Reports taken by our U2 Spy Planes.    

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    Find our podcast, Stories of Sacrifice - American POW/MIAs on your favorite podcast player or visit https://www.storiesofsacrifice.org/  

    How You Can Help: All money raised goes to support our Podcast and our POW/MIA Family Research where we are directly involved in the repatriation of WW2 POW/MIA's.  

    Direct Support - https://paypal.me/JBear213  

    Monthly Support - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sospodcast  

    Please visit our affiliate links that help support our Podcast and POW/MIA research. I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you! Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases. All money earned goes to support our Podcast and support to POW/MIA family research.  

    Flipside Canvas - Owned by Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer (USMC). At Flipside Canvas, we believe that art offers an opportunity to showcase your commitment to empowering yourself and others. High quality materials that will last 100+ years. All our art comes stretched and ready to hang on your wall. 100% Made in America using locally sourced and manufactured materials. https://flipsidecanvas.com/?ref=SOSPodcast  

    The Home Depot - Is not only for the Do It Yourself building and construction projects, you have access to over two million products ranging from small appliances to your everyday needs for the home, RV travel to camping. Purchase online and pick up your order at your local Home Depot free of charge or ship it to your home! The sky's the limit on the products offered by the Home Depot! https://homedepot.sjv.io/SOSPodcast  

    FAIR USE NOTICE These videos/audio may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, such material has been referenced to advance understanding of political, human rights, ecological, economic, scientific, moral, ethical, and social justice issues. This constitutes a "fair use" of any such material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.  

    #SeanFlynn #DanaStone #MissingInAction


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    • 1 hr 56 min
    Stories Of Sacrifice || Vietnam War MIA Hunter David MacMillan Pt 2

    Stories Of Sacrifice || Vietnam War MIA Hunter David MacMillan Pt 2

    Part 2 - Late night chat with Australian David MacMillan who spent years in SE Asia working on US POW/MIA cases. We discuss remains he found and turned over to the US Government for identification. Today's part 2 we discuss Sean Flynn, son of actor Errol Flynn and Dana Stone who were freelance journalists captured by communist in April 1970 in Cambodia and have never been found.  

    Thank you to MyHeritage for the use of their photo app used to colorize and animate these pictures: https://www.myheritage.com/?utm_source=partner_uspowmiafamilylocating&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=uspowmiafamilylocating_hp&tr_funnel=web  

    Find our podcast, Stories of Sacrifice on your favorite podcast player or visit https://www.storiesofsacrifice.org/  

    How You Can Help: All money raised goes to support our Podcast and our POW/MIA Family Research where we are directly involved in the repatriation of WW2 POW/MIA's.  

    Direct Support - https://paypal.me/JBear213  

    Monthly Support - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sospodcast  

    Please visit our affiliate links that help support our Podcast and POW/MIA research. I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you! Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases. All money earned goes to support our Podcast and support to POW/MIA family research.  

    Flipside Canvas - Owned by Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer (USMC). At Flipside Canvas, we believe that art offers an opportunity to showcase your commitment to empowering yourself and others. High quality materials that will last 100+ years. All our art comes stretched and ready to hang on your wall. 100% Made in America using locally sourced and manufactured materials. https://flipsidecanvas.com/?ref=SOSPodcast  

    The Home Depot - Is not only for the Do It Yourself building and construction projects, you have access to over two million products ranging from small appliances to your everyday needs for the home, RV travel to camping. Purchase online and pick up your order at your local Home Depot free of charge or ship it to your home! The sky's the limit on the products offered by the Home Depot! https://homedepot.sjv.io/SOSPodcast  

    FAIR USE NOTICE These videos/audio may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, such material has been referenced to advance understanding of political, human rights, ecological, economic, scientific, moral, ethical, and social justice issues. This constitutes a "fair use" of any such material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

    #SeanFlynn #CambodiaIncursion #MissingInAction 


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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Stories Of Sacrifice - With Vietnam War MIA Hunter David MacMillan Pt 1

    Stories Of Sacrifice - With Vietnam War MIA Hunter David MacMillan Pt 1

    David MacMillan spent years in SE Asia working on US POW/MIA cases. We discuss remains he found and turned over to the US Government for identification. We also set the record straight in regards to others who have tried to discredit David's research and his work to uncover burial locations of our MIAs. These people are trying to "Cash In" on the story of the son of a famous actor.

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    MIA Sean Flynn Case - Family Rep Mike Luehring Setting It Straight Part 1

    MIA Sean Flynn Case - Family Rep Mike Luehring Setting It Straight Part 1

    The tragic story of Photojournalist Sean Flynn, son of the famous actor Errol Flynn has had many twists and turns in the 50 years since his capture in Cambodia. This interview with Mike Luehring, search representative of the Flynn family will set the record straight about the controversial search for Sean, for the answers about Sean's capture and possibly Sean's death in the hands of the Khmer Rouge.

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    Find our podcast, Stories of Sacrifice on your favorite podcast player or visit https://www.storiesofsacrifice.org/

    How You Can Help:
    All money raised goes to support our Podcast and our POW/MIA Family Research where we are directly involved in the repatriation of WW2 POW/MIA's.

    Direct Support - https://paypal.me/JBear213

    Monthly Support - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/sospodcast

    Please visit our affiliate links that help support our Podcast and POW/MIA research. I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you! Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from your purchases. All money earned goes to support our Podcast and support to POW/MIA family research.

    Flipside Canvas - Owned by Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer (USMC). At Flipside Canvas, we believe that art offers an opportunity to showcase your commitment to empowering yourself and others. High quality materials that will last 100+ years. All our art comes stretched and ready to hang on your wall. 100% Made in America using locally sourced and manufactured materials.
    https://flipsidecanvas.com/?ref=SOSPodcast

    The Home Depot - Is not only for the Do It Yourself building and construction projects, you have access to over two million products ranging from small appliances to your everyday needs for the home, RV travel to camping. Purchase online and pick up your order at your local Home Depot free of charge or ship it to your home! The sky is the limit on the products offered by the Home Depot!
    https://homedepot.sjv.io/SOSPodcast

    FAIR USE NOTICE These videos/audio may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, such material has been referenced to advance understanding of political, human rights, ecological, economic, scientific, moral, ethical, and social justice issues. This constitutes a "fair use" of any such material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.


    #SeanFlynn #StoriesOfSacrifice #VietnamWar

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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

RV MIA Researcher ,

Thank You! 5 Stars

John does an amazing job bringing these Heroes back to life for all to remember. A guy who gives so much to help get these men identified and brought home to their families for an honorable burial! All us POW/MIA families cannot thank John enough! Please subscribe and help support John’s efforts, you can help him do more for our Missing in Action!

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Thank you!

I love the historical accounts embedded in each story but most of all, this podcast brings stories of the many lost Americans who fought in WWII and their families and friends who remember them. I also appreciate the positive light shed on the friendship between the Filipinos and American who fough together. Thank you for your advocacy and the information and support you give to families of POW/MIA families. Thank you for keeping history alive.

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Best podcast I have listened to!

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