Student-Veteran Oral History Project

Narrator Name

Valorie Hall

Interviewer Name

Santanna Templeton

Context for Interview

Valorie Hall is an undergraduate student at USC Aiken pursuing a degree in nursing. The interviewer is a sophomore at USCA pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. The interviewer conducted this interview as an assignment for the Honors 101: Oral History course.

Brief Description of Interview

The interview begins with a description of growing up in California, colleges she attended, her enlistment in the Navy, basic training, serving in Hawaii and Texas, why she decided to leave the military, transition to USC Aiken, her future career in nursing, and where she sees herself in ten years.

Location of Interview

RPSEC

Duration of Interview

33 minutes

Date of Birth

1988

Birthplace

Bakersfield, CA

Gender

Female

Dates of Service

2013-17

Branch/Units of Service

Navy; corpsman

Theaters/Locations of Service

San Antonio, TX; Hawaii; USS John Paul Jones

Highest Rank Attained

E-4

Major Course of Study

Nursing

Previous College/University Experience

Bakersfield College; Columbia College

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