Project SummaryFrom Combat to Kentucky Oral History Project (C2KY) consists of interviews with veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan who are currently pursuing post secondary education in Kentucky. Veterans interviewed are from various branches of the military service and various military occupational specialties including infantry, medical. and human resources. Interviews focus on each veteran's civilian life before the military, military experience, and transition back into civilian life, particularly into higher education. Also discussed are reasons for enlistment, combat experiences, and the effects that the military experiences have had on the their lives.