Veteran's History Project - Paula J. Stevens
Specialist Five – U.S. Navy, U.S. Army 1975 – 1973
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is conducting the interviews as part of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project.
Soon after graduating high school, Paula Stevens was interested in doing something different, something exciting, and something like being away. She was in Lawrence, Mass. She had an aunt that she respected and looked up to. The aunt liked the Navy and Paula thought she would like it as well. She passed the physical examination and took the required written tests a...