John C. Hennen, Jr.
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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.
Vietnam War, Vietnam Veterans
Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-395.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-395, Huntington, WV.