Interview with Matthew Hodge


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 098
  • Date: 11/24/2019
  • Interviewer: Poyner, Rebekah
  • Interviewee: Hodge, Matthew
  • Description: Matthew Hodge discusses his time in the United States Navy. He comments on his childhood, enlisting in the Military to stay out of trouble, and choosing the Navy because of family. He also discusses being stationed in Conneticut, what is was like to be a machinist on a submarine, his deployment to the Persian Gulf, and his transtion back into civilian life after being discharged.
  • Location: Hopkinsville, KY
  • Duration: 0:25:33
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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 Hodge,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 22, 2022,