Interview with David R. Vickers


  • Identifier2020 OH 034
  • Date10/1/2019
  • InterviewerStrouse, Alexandra R.
  • IntervieweeVickers, David R.
  • DescriptionDavid R. Vickers details his childhood and his reasons for enlisting in the Army. In particular, Vickers comments on his decison to enlist, his work in the EKU ROTC program, being stationed in Vietnam, and what it was like to be in the military during the Cold War. He also discusses how his faith was a factor in his war experiences and details how his upbringing was a key factor in his decision to serve.
  • LocationLondon, KY
  • Duration1:10:16
  • RestrictionsNone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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