Marine Corps veteran India Wynne, MSW, relates experiences during military service and at Portland State that led to their academic achievements and work supporting student veterans and veterans with disabilities.
India Wynne graduated from Portland State with a Master of Social Work degree in 2021. They served in the Marine Corps from 2000-2005 and were deployed to Afghanistan after September 11, 2001. They joined the community of student veterans in the Veterans Resource Center at PSU and continue to work for the office of Senator Ron Wyden as a veterans' caseworker.
Interview recorded on Zoom, July 2, 2021. This file is edited from the original recording.
Content warning: References to sexual assault and suicidality.
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