Stephanie is a Sacramento, California native. She enlisted in 2009 as Combat Medic Specialist and was stationed in Ft. Riley, KS and Schofield Barracks, HI. She deployed twice during her military career, once to Baghdad, Iraq and once to Kandahar, Afghanistan. She graduated from the University of Vermont in the spring of 2020 with a B.A. in English. She will be an MFA candidate in Columbia University’s Writing Program in the fall of 2020. She looks forward to helping veterans have a smooth transition back to school.