Each week groups of veterans gather at suburban hotel ballrooms and have breakfast together. During the breakfasts veterans of all eras tell their stories. Since they are essentially telling their stories to each other they have a tendency to be more open and honest.
During these sessions, the director of the Veteran Breakfast Club, moderates the sessions and fosters an environment for storytelling and narrative. As well, he offers historical context for how and why these stories develop.
A cognitive psychologist explains how war and trauma may affect recall and memory creation. He also addresses how time also helps resolve internal conflict as a result of traumatic experiences.
Veterans themselves relay their individual stories and offer some perspective on World War II 70 years later.