Interview with Stephanie Lynn Murphy, March 10, 2010

Project: American Veterans: From Combat to Kentucky, Student Veteran Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Stephanie Murphy joined the Army Reserves in 1998 at seventeen, served as a surgical technologist in the Iraq War, and joined the Air Force as a medic after returning to the United States. In this interview Murphy describes her decision to join the reserves, her experiences in boot camp and training, and being deployed in the middle of her undergraduate studies. She describes her experiences as a surgical technologist in Iraq, speaks specifically about medical practices in emergency situations, and discusses the military before and after 9/11. In addition, Murphy describes challenges she faced coming back to the United States, transitioning to a campus community, and the role of women in the military.

Interview Accession

2010oh010_ww361

Interviewee Name

Stephanie Lynn Murphy

Interviewer Name

Joseph Tyler Gayheart

Interview Date

2010-03-10

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Murphy, Stephanie Lynn Interview by Joseph Tyler Gayheart. 10 Mar. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Murphy, S.L. (2010, March 10). Interview by J. T. Gayheart. American Veterans: From Combat to Kentucky, Student Veteran Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Murphy, Stephanie Lynn, interview by Joseph Tyler Gayheart. March 10, 2010, American Veterans: From Combat to Kentucky, Student Veteran Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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