Veterans History Project
Cheryl L. Koski, Captain, US Navy, 1972-2012
The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Cheryl L. Koski was in college at the University of Connecticut. She learned of a scholarship program offered by the US Navy. The Navy would fund a student's year in college and would expect two years payback in return. By 1973, she had an obligation of service to fulfill. In the end, she served forty years.
On graduation from college, she repor...