Student-Veteran Oral History Project

Narrator Name

Shawn Epperly

Interviewer Name

Lily Anzuoni

Context for Interview

Shawn Epperly is a student-veteran in the Nursing program at USC Aiken. The interviewer is in the Honors program at USC Aiken and conducted the interview for an Honors 101 class in Oral History.

Brief Description of Interview

The interview begins with narrator’s childhood in the Central Savannah River Area and in New York, his enlistment in the Army at age 17, and his career in a transportation unit while stationed in Hawaii and Fort Bragg, and while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Upon leaving the military, the narrator enrolled at USC Aiken.

Location of Interview

RPSEC

Duration of Interview

1 hour 9 minutes

Date of Birth

1984

Birthplace

Augusta, GA

Gender

Male

Dates of Service

2001-14

Branch/Units of Service

Army; 25th Transport Co.

Theaters/Locations of Service

Ft. Leonard Wood, MO; Schofield Barracks, HI; Ft. Bragg, NC; FOB Spiker, Tikrit, Iraq; Qayyarah Air Field, Mosul, Iraq; Afghanistan

Major Course of Study

Nursing

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