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May 30, 2024 | Press Releases

U.S. Rep. Greg Steube Announces Veteran History Project Interview Featuring U.S. Navy Veteran Al Harring

View the video here.

VENICE, FLA. – U.S. Representative Greg Steube (R-Fla.) today announced a new interview in the Veterans History Project Series – a way to feature the accomplishments and military careers of Florida’s 17th District veterans. This interview features United States Navy veteran Al Harring.
“United States Navy veteran Al Harring is a true patriot, and I am thankful for his service to this great nation during the Vietnam-era. His testimony is a valuable addition to the Veterans History Project and will certainly inspire Americans for generations to come,” said Congressman Steube.
US Navy veteran Al Harring recalled during the interview, “When I joined the Navy in April 1962, I never realized the benefits that I would have in my later years of life […] well I loved the Navy, I really did.” Harring continues, “I am proud to be an American and I am proud to be a veteran.”
Please click here to watch the full interview.
Be sure to check Congressman Steube’s YouTube channel in the future for upcoming interviews.
The Office of Congressman Greg Steube will submit the interview to the Veterans History Project, an initiative of the Library of Congress’s American Folklife Center to collect and retain the oral histories of our nation’s veterans.
Initially started in 2000, the Veterans History Project aims to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of the United States military veterans and Gold Star Families so that future generations may hear directly from the veterans and better understand their service. Researchers, scholars, and educators rely upon VHP collections as a primary source. The oral histories, photographs, manuscripts, and other original materials supplement historical texts and valued cultural resources. Veterans from all branches and ranks of the United States military who served in World War I through the more recent conflicts are eligible to participate. For more information on the VHP, please visit
If you live in Florida’s 17th Congressional district, please visit to participate.