Interview with Matthew Kenney


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 049
  • Date: 11/28/2019
  • Interviewer: Whicker, Allee
  • Interviewee: Kenney, Matthew
  • Description: Matthew Kenney details his childhood and his time in the United States Army. In particular, Kenney discusses his childhood mentors, enlisting, basic training in Oklahoma, being stationed in Djibouti, the friendships he made, and how the men would pass the downtime. Kenney concludes with his thoughts on reintergrating after a deployment.
  • Location: Berea, KY
  • Duration: 1:05:33
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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 Matthew Kenney,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 22, 2022,