Interview with Jeffrey Lynes


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 056
  • Date: 11/24/2019
  • Interviewer: Lynes, Chrisalyn
  • Interviewee: Lynes, Jeffrey
  • Description: Jeffrey Lynes details is life from childhood to his military career. In particular, Lynes comments on his mentors, the role religion has played in his life, his decision to attend West Point, life at West Point, and the Army Aviation Branch. Lynes also details the ins and outs of having to stay calm under fire, what its like to be a helicopter pilot, his first deployment to the Middle East and his mindset when he went into combat for the first time. The interview wraps up with conversations about coping mechanisms he used while away from family, the lessons he learned in the military, and his eventual separation from the military.
  • Location: Danville, Ky
  • Duration: 2:33:45
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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 Jeffrey Lynes,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 22, 2022,