OH 1816 | Oral History

OH 1816

For the Women Veterans Oral History Project. U.S. Marine Corps Captain, Logistics Officer (0402), Naval Academy History Instructor, Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran. Reasons for joining the Marines and attending the Naval Academy; experiences at the Naval Academy as a female cadet; attending basic infantry officer course in Quantico, Virginia; experiences at first duty station in Okinawa, Japan; deployment to Al Asad, Iraq; thoughts on deploying again; attending Army airborne school; experiences as a history instructor at the Naval Academy; thoughts on changes at the Naval Academy, since attending as a student; advice for future officers; thoughts on the military’s impact on life; post-active duty plans; advice for future generations of women in the military; thoughts on the cultural obstacles to the full acceptance of women in the military.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 68 pp. plus documents (1 pp.)
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Amy Hedrick
Date of Interview April 4, 2013

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