Season 2021: American Veteran: Keep It Close
American Veteran: Keep It Close is a digital series. Each episode tells the story of a veteran and an object from deployment that holds special meaning for that veteran. This trailer introduces host Shain Brenden and provides glimpses of several episodes.
An Army lieutenant colonel struggles to make her textured hair conform to regulations.
A failed mission motivates this Army veteran to learn from mistakes and fight for change.
A stuffed bunny becomes a symbol of family and home for this Marine veteran.
Jeff “Soldier Hard” Barillaro recorded rap to relieve stress while deployed in Iraq.
An Army officer reflects on her military career and learning to look beyond differences.
A Cheyenne-Arapaho veteran uses lessons from his ancestors to survive in Vietnam.
A combat veteran fights to bring home a rescue puppy from Syria.