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.
Duration of Interview
1 hour 6 min
Date of Birth
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
Previous College/University Experience
Passaic County Community College, NJ
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