Interview with John Phillip Seisman Sr.


  • Identifier2021 OH 033
  • Date11/15/20
  • InterviewerHerbert, Jennifer
  • IntervieweeSeisman, John Phillip, Sr.
  • DescriptionJohn Philip Seisman, Sr. served in the United States Air Force for 4 years as an Electronic Countermeasure Technician for Warfare. Seisman discusses his time served in Vietnam as part of the Wild Weasels, a specialized team of courageous Airmen that flew directly into enemy territory. He earned a variety of medals during his time in the service, and left with a final rank of Staff Sergeant. Seisman went on to attend college at the University of Baltimore and became an Accountant, and also went on to own more than a dozen of his own businesses. He feels that his life has come full circle and he still uses the electronic countermeasure skills he learned in the Air Force to repair hybrid vehicle batteries.
  • Duration :48:32
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


“Interview with John Phillip Seisman Sr.,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed March 22, 2023,