Student-Veteran Oral History Project

Narrator Name

Shianne Huffman

Interviewer Name

Madison Carelock

Context for Interview

Shianne Huffman, the narrator, is a student-veteran in her senior year at USC Aiken. The interviewer, Madison Carelock, is an Honors 101 student at USC Aiken and conducting this interview as part of her requirements for the course.

Brief Description of Interview

The interview begins with Shianne’s childhood in Tallahassee, FL, to her enlistment in both the Air Force and the Army, to her retirement and relocation to Lexington, SC, to her return to college at Midland Tech and transfer to USC Aiken, and finally her plans for future endeavors.

Location of Interview


Date of Birth



Ft. Stewart, GA



Dates of Service


Branch/Units of Service

Air Force, 87th Security Forces Squadron; Army, 551st Military Police Co., 31st CID

Theaters/Locations of Service

a) Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst; Ft. Campbell, TN; Ft, Huachuca, AZ

Highest Rank Attained

E-3 (Air Force), (E-5 Army)

Major Course of Study

Exercise Sports Science

Previous College/University Experience

Indiana Tech; Midlands Tech