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KSFR Talks With Acushla Bastible - Director of The Lifesongs Program

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KSFR's John Shannon who covers Veteran's Affairs spoke with Acushla (A koosh lah) Bastible the Director of the LifeSongs Program at The Academy for the Love of Learning.  This program connects elders - in this case elder veterans with young people and preserves their stories in song.  They have a concert coming up at the end of this month.

John Shannon is a writer and retired US Army officer with over twenty-six years in the military. He served two tours in Afghanistan—the first in 2005 with 3rd Group Special Forces and again in 2008 with the New York Army National Guard. He is a graduate of Cornell University and he now lives and writes in Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA).