Browse Interviews (15 total)

James Barnhill discusses his time in the United States Army during the Cold War. In particular, he comments on his being stationed in Germany, the things he loved about living there, the types of cars, the food he enjoyed, and the pressures of being in the Army. He also details what he believes cilivians should know about military life.

Jeffery Beaty recounts his service in the Army. In particular, Beaty recounts his early life, leaving home at eighteen, the culture shock of basic training, and life during his deployment.

Robert Lee Quisenberry details his time in the Air Force. In particular, Quisenberry details his childhood, enlisting in the military, his training, being stationed across the world but not facing combat, his cilvilian life, and his experiences with Veteran Affairs.

John Plecity Sr. shares stories from his service during World War II. In particular, Plecity discusses joining the war in 1943, why he choose the Army Air Corps, his military training, and how it was luck that he was sent to Germany rather than Japan. He recounts his time on reconnaissance missions, the struggles of fighting in the desert, his…

Micheal Morris discusses his time in the United States Air Force. In particular, Morris commetns on being an aircraft electrician, his deployments and the many places he traveled to while enlisted. Morris also details the awards and citiations he earned, and, shares comments on how his service helped him in his civilian job.

Brian w. Gayheart discusses his time in the United States Army. In particular, Gayheart details his experiences during deployments and combat missions, shares his thoughts on being a crew member on a M1A1 tank, and, he traces his eventual path to higher education.

Ret. Lt. Col. Randy Singleton details is 36 year career in the United States Army. In particular, Singleton details his reasons for enlisting, the many places he visited, working with NATO forces during the Cold War, living away from his family, the people he served with, and his return to civilian life once he retired.

Travis Martin discusses his childhood and how it influenced his choice to join the military. In particular, Martin comments on building a work ethic on his family farm in Somerset, Ky, his time in the military and how it was a struggle filled with disciplinary actions and trauma. He then details his path to higher education and how he came to EKU.…

Joan Boewe is a native of Michigan. Her education includes Michigan State University and a Fulbright to study in Germany. In this interview she discusses looking for a teaching position when she found EKU. She describes Opera Shop, a challenging course she taught, and her favorite, the Voice Studio. She discusses her opinions on past EKU Presidents…

This interview with Arthur Lloyd is part six of seven recordings. In this interview, Lloyd continues discussing his Pentagon work. He comments on the termination of the Army Specialized Training Program which ended when the war became too intense and the need for men became too great. Lloyd helped manage replacement depots, which kept him in Europe…

In this interview, William Froehlich discusses his family and employment history prior to becoming Judge Executive of Daviess County. He comments on his initial public service position as County Commissioner, his professional relationships with state and city governments, the major traffic and infrastructure problems the county faces, the costs of…

In this interview, Gene Allen, a Morgan County native, discusses his family, education, military service, and public service career, which consisted of terms as both a County Judge and County Judge Executive. Other interview topics cover the Judicial Referendum, why he entered into politics, and needs of county, which include, among other things, a…

Charles Schnitzler is a native of Ottemheim, KY, a farmer, and a Korean War veteran. In this interview, Schintzler, describes growing up in Ottemheim and the history of the area.

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