Andrew Napier

Interview Date: January 28, 2010
Interview with Andrew Napier who enlisted in the National Guard as a medic immediately after high school. In this interview, he discusses preparation for, and deployment to Afghanistan, and the stress of being a medic. He also describes ambushes and identifying a KIA in detail while in Afghanistan. In addition, Napier discusses his association with the University of Kentucky VA office after coming home and its effectiveness in helping with his transition.

School: University of Kentucky
Hometown: Richmond, KY
Service: Army National Guard
War Served: Operation Enduring Freedom
Dates: March 2008 – May 2009

Link to full interview video and transcript on the Kentuckiana Digital Library

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