Student-Veteran Oral History Project


Kyson Weathersbee Interview

Narrator Name

Kyson Weathersbee

Streaming Media

Interviewer Name

Caroline Dorn and Izzy Pyle

Context for Interview

This interview is part of the University of South Carolina Aiken’s Student Veteran Oral History Project. Student veterans were interviewed to learn more about their experiences in the military and their experiences in college and life after the military.

Brief Description of Interview

This interview discussed Mr. Weathersbee’s life growing up, including the influences which encouraged him to join the Marine Corps after high school. Mr. Weathersbee worked in logistics as part of a humanitarian aid unit stationed in Albany, Georgia. Currently in the Reserves, Mr. Weathersbee enrolled at USC Aiken where he is currently majoring in business and finance. He hopes to own his own businesses and work in real estate investing. He also aspires to start a nonprofit that will work with veterans to give back to the community.

Duration of Interview

27 min

Date of Birth



Charleson, SC



Dates of Service

2016-18; currently in Reserves

Branch/Units of Service

Marine Corps

Theaters/Locations of Service

MCRD Parris Island, SC; Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, GA

Humanitarian relief, GWOT

Highest Rank Attained

Lance Corporal

Major Course of Study


Previous College/University Experience

Aiken Tech

Weathersbee Transcript .docx (30 kB)
Weathersbee Transcript

Weathersbee Index.docx (4494 kB)
Weathersbee Index