Interview with Richard K. Rogers


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 030
  • Date: 11/30/2019
  • Interviewer: Francis, Nolan
  • Interviewee: Rogers, Richard K.
  • Description: Richard K. Rogers details his career in the United States Air Force and his reentry into civilian life. In particular, Rogers, a fuel specialist, discusses his choice to enlist rather than be drafted, the coping mechanisms he used to get through boot camp and the challenges he faced when he was discharged. Rogers also comments on inequalities in VA medical benefits and he shares his final reflections on his time in service.
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  • Duration: 0:32:36
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  • Restrictions: None
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Richard K. Rogers,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 18, 2021,