Donna Zephrine - U.S. Army 1996-2006

Donna Zephrine - U.S. Army 1996-2006

SPC. Donna Zephrine joined the U.S. Army Reserves in 1996 and became Full Active Duty in October 2002. Donna served with the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division (260 QM) and served 2 tours in Iraq from 2003-2005 as a 63 Bravo Light Weight Vehicle Mechanic.
Donna is active in many organizations including Wounded Warrior Project, World T.E.A.M Sports, Team Red White and Blue and Project 9 Line. She recently graduated from Columbia University School of Social Work and hoped to give back to help other Veterans or people who are in need.
In her spare time, Donna enjoys writing and has been published in multiple anthologies. These publications include Radvocate Literary Magazine, the “Afterwords” anthology, the “9 lives” New York University’s Veteran’s Writers Workshop anthology, Bards Annual 2017, The Local Gem Press, War Writer’s Campaign, Poets and Writers, Blogground, Oberon Magazine 2017 and CA/T Magazine of Columbia University.

Additional photos of Iraq from 'Crossing the Berm' by John Carrington  johncarringtonphoto.com

Additional Videos of Donna Zephrine

NYC Veterans Alliance Member Donna Zephrine tells the story of her experiences with veterans organizations as part of the Speak Up, Rise Up Storytelling Festival at the Connolly Theater. Be sure to watch the full videos of each storyteller on our YouTube channel!
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