Interview with Colonel Don Amburn


  • Identifier2021 OH 289
  • Date3/11/21
  • InterviewerWest, Randall
  • IntervieweeAmburn, Don, Colonel (Ret.)
  • DescriptionColonel Don Amburn (Ret.) served in the U.S. Army from 1981-2001. In his interview he discusses his upbringing, his family's history in the military and his eventual transition from active duty to the Reserves. He also comments on how 9/11 impacted his military service, details his multiple deployments, and shares his thoughts on what it's like being an officer. Col. Amburn also shares his thoughts on his transition back into civilian life.
  • Duration:50:47
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


“Interview with Colonel Don Amburn,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed December 9, 2023,