My Experience in Desert Storm: Sergeant Phyllis Williams
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: US Army veteran Sergeant Phyllis Williams describes her experience in Desert Storm during the Gulf War.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Military-79**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video in conjunction with other videos on the website with veterans who served in the Middle East, Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan. Use a jigsaw activity and have different students/group of students watch different videos and share their learning with the class.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.