Interview with Chris Winstead


  • Identifier2021 OH 313
  • Date6/23/21
  • InterviewerMcDaniels, Stephen
  • IntervieweeWinstead, Chris
  • DescriptionChris Winstead served as a Rifleman in the United States Marine Corps. From 1984-1990. Throughout his interview he discusses his boot camp experiences, life as both an active duty and reservist servicemember, and the fraternal bonds of the Marine Corps. He shares his frustrations with having lost his education benefits, and how he was not able to use any once he left the service. Upon leaving the military, Winstead pursued paramedic training and a career in EMS.
  • Duration :37:51
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


“Interview with Chris Winstead,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed April 14, 2024,