Interview with Thomas G. Riffe, June 8, 2018

Project: Kentucky Honor Flight Veterans Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Thomas G. Riffe served in the 12th Data Processing Unit in Saigon, Vietnam during the Vietnam War. In this interview, he describes his life from childhood through dropping out of college, which led to him being drafted for the Vietnam War. He describes growing up on his grandparents' farm, his education, and his interest in sports. He talks about his relationship with his parents and moving with them to Florida. He talks about his childhood recreational activities, dating, and his personal connections and experiences during several major events that occurred during the 1950s and 1960s

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2018oh344_honor023

Interviewee Name

Thomas G. Riffe

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Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

2018-06-08

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Riffe, Thomas G. Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 08 Jun. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Riffe, T.G. (2018, June 08). Interview by J. Suchanek. Kentucky Honor Flight Veterans Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Riffe, Thomas G., interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. June 08, 2018, Kentucky Honor Flight Veterans Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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