Interview with Colonel David R. Alexander


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 043
  • Date: 10/8/2019
  • Interviewer: Lemmon, Jackson
  • Interviewee: Alexander, David R., Col.
  • Description: Retired Colonel David R. Alexander recounts his time in the miltiary, from his begingings in ROTC to ending his career as a Colonel. In particular, Col. Alexander comments on his experiences in the Middle East during the Gulf War and Operation Desert Shield. Col. Alexander also details how he led his troops during these times, as well as what it is like to be your own moral compass and how it can be tested during service.
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  • Duration: 0:15:22
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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 Colonel David R. Alexander,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed November 30, 2021,