Authors

Jeff Payne

Interviewer

John C. Hennen, Jr.

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Description

This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia Vietnam veterans. In this interview, Mr. Payne discusses: his personal background and his family; his education; his experiences in the Vietnam War (he was part of Charlie Company Seventh Engineer Battalion); returning to school (college and flight school); his employment as a pilot; legal problems he experienced in Indonesia, which cost him his pilot license; subsequent employment (including at a service station, as a bartender, as a trucker, and as a child care worker); his views on Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder; his experiences after re-enrolling in college; and other topics.

Publication Date

1-12-1984

Keywords

Vietnam War, Vietnam Veterans

Disciplines

Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History

Library of Congress Subjects

Payne, Jeff, 1945- -- Autobiography., United States. Marine Corps Charlie Company Seventh Engineer Battalion -- Oral histories., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Oral histories., Universities and colleges -- Oral histories., Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Oral histories., Air pilots -- Oral histories.

Comments

Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-395.

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Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner.

Oral History Interview: Jeff Payne

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