Interview Date: May 3, 2011
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Rebecca Stinsky grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania and joined the Marine Corps as an air frames mechanic after high school. In this interview, she talks about her life growing up with military parents and her decision to join the Marine Corps. Stinsky talks about her experiences through boot camp, switching to the reserves, and flying missions on deployment. She also describes the difficulties of transitioning into student life and finding help in the veteran community.
School: University of Kentucky
Major: Social Work
Hometown: Allentown, PA
Service: United States Marine Corps – Marine Corps Reserves
Wars Served: Operation Enduring Freedom
Dates:June 2006-October 2010