Student-Veteran Oral History Project

Narrator Name

Joshua Harrison

Interviewer Name

Carmen Czerwinski

Context for Interview

Joshua Harrison is a military veteran and student at USC Aiken. The Interviewer is also a student at USC Aiken. This interview was done for an Honors class. The purpose of the interview was to see how student-veterans assimilate to college life after being in the military.

Brief Description of Interview

The interview begins with Joshua Harrison’s childhood in Grovetown and North Augusta, to his enlistment in the Army National Guard when he was 19, his years of service and deployment to Afghanistan with the Guard, and his time at college at USC Aiken.

Location of Interview


Duration of Interview

48 minutes

Date of Birth



Robins Air Force Base, GA



Dates of Service


Branch/Units of Service

Army National Guard; Alpha Company, 221st Military Intelligence Battalion, 560th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade; Task Force Black/Knight

Theaters/Locations of Service

Ft. Huachuca, AZ; Ft. Gillam, GA; Bagram Air Base and Kandahar, Afghanistan

Major Course of Study


Previous College/University Experience

Aiken Tech