Stories of Service: Bruce 'Woody' Caine and Elaine Oakley Caine
Each Thursday this November, South Carolina Public Radio presents Stories of Service highlighting conversations between veterans, active service members, and their loved ones from across the state.
In this edition, Bruce “Woody” Caine and his wife Elaine Oakley Caine reflect on a soldier Bruce served with during deployment in Germany in the 1960s as well as lessons he learned from being a Boy Scout.
These interviews are recorded by StoryCorps, a national nonprofit whose mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. These interviews are fully funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American public.
Note: These interviews are edited for length and clarity.