Context for Interview
The interviewer knew the narrator prior to the interview. The interview was undertaken after the narrator volunteered to be interviewed about their service and transition into college.
Brief Description of Interview
The interview begins with Hartley discussing her early childhood. She goes into detail concerning her issues after high school and leads into her experience in the Air Force. She explains why she was medically discharged and desired to end her military career. She then spoke about her previous education and transition into USCA. She disclosed how helpful the Veteran Center has been through the process. From there, she gave details about her family. Maeghan explained the difficulties that she and her wife went through while she was in service and explained the process of adopting their son, Dawson. She desires to own a house and earn her degree in the medical field. She then spoke about how she would go back into the Air Force if she could, and if her son wanted to join the military, she would encourage his decision and hopefully persuade him to choose the Air Force.
Location of Interview
Duration of Interview
Date of Birth
Dates of Service
Branch/Units of Service
Air Force; security force squadron
Theaters/Locations of Service
Goldsboro, NC; Oman, Afghanistan, Kuwait
Highest Rank Attained
Major Course of Study
Exercise Sports Science
Previous College/University Experience
Aiken Tech; Wayne Community College
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