Student-Veteran Oral History Project


Andrew Reed Interview

Narrator Name

Andrew Reed

Streaming Media

Interviewer Name

Thomas Cartledge and Breanna Florido

Context for Interview

The purpose of this interview is to learn about Mr. Reed’s experience in the Navy and his transition from the military to higher education.

Brief Description of Interview

This interview covers topics such as Mr. Reed’s youth and then his reasons for joining the Navy. The interview then transitioned into his training and his tours in Iraq. We then move on to explore how his transition back into civilian life, and more specifically his transition into college. The interview ends by discussing Mr. Reed’s future goals.

Part two:

Duration of Interview

1 hour 6 min

Date of Birth



Passaic, NJ



Dates of Service


Branch/Units of Service


Theaters/Locations of Service

Great Lakes, MI; Naval Cryptologic Group, Ft. Gordon, GA; Iraq/3 tours

Operation Inherent Resolve

Highest Rank Attained

E-6/ Petty Officer 1st Class

Major Course of Study

Computer Science

Previous College/University Experience

Passaic County Community College, NJ

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Reed Transcript

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Reed Index