Student-Veteran Oral History Project


Chelsea Henry Interview

Narrator Name

Chelsea Henry

Streaming Media

Interviewer Name

Ariel Pearson

Context for Interview

Chelsea Henry volunteered to be one of the interviewees for Dr. Higbee’s ENGL 468: Oral History course. A series of interviews were conducted by Dr. Higbee’s students in order to study the transition made by student-veterans from the military to college.

Brief Description of Interview

The interview focuses on Chelsea Henry’s military experience. She joined ROTC during her time at Vanderbilt University and became a commissioned officer. She worked as a human resource officer for the 19th Expeditionary Sustain and Command in Korea and 707th Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Gordon, GA. Henry now attends the University of South Carolina – Aiken where she studies psychology full time and works in the Veterans Center office. She lives with her husband, stepson, and pets. In the coming years, she hopes to get her PhD. in psychology and work as a professor and to help Veterans on campus much like professors do at USCA.

Location of Interview


Duration of Interview

26 minutes

Date of Birth



Santa Clarita, CA



Dates of Service


Branch/Units of Service

Army, personnel; 19th Expeditionary Sustain and Command; 707th Military Intelligence Battalion

Theaters/Locations of Service

South Korea; Ft. Gordon

Highest Rank Attained

1st Lt.

Major Course of Study

Master’s in Psychology

Previous College/University Experience


Henry Transcript.docx (85 kB)

Henry Index.docx (16 kB)