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Saving Stories: Kentucky Veterans share their combat to classroom experiences

Nunn Center for Oral History

In this special Veterans Day edition of WUKY’s award winning history series, Saving Stories, Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries highlights the From Combat to Kentucky Oral History Project (C2KY). The Nunn Center interviewed veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan who at the time were pursuing postsecondary education in Kentucky. In this 2013 interview BCTC student Sarah T. Ray reflects on her two tours in Afghanistan, her duties in the military police, training Afghan Uniformed Police, and returning to civilian life.

Access the Nunn Center’s full interview with Sarah T. Ray online: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt7tmp4vmk6z

Bitten by the radio bug as a teenager, Alan Lytle got his start start more than 30 years ago volunteering in Clermont County, Ohio for WOBO-FM. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Broadcasting from the University of Cincinnati and worked at a variety of radio stations in the Cincinnati market, then made the move to Lexington in the mid-1990s.
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