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Rocco Pepe is from Paterson, New Jersey. He joined the Marines in 1976 at eighteen and later joined the Air National Guard in 1990. In this interview Pepe describes his time at boot camp in Parris Island, South Carolina. He discusses the Cold War and his involvement in the war. Pepe talks about some of the campaigns that he was a part of. He describes his work on the Arizona-Mexico border. Pepe also discusses getting his degree at Eastern Kentucky University and wanting to better communities by utilizing his military experience.

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2011oh174_ww380

Interviewee Name

Rocco Pepe

Interviewer Name

Ryan Donahue

Interview Date

2011-07-08

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Pepe, Rocco Interview by Ryan Donahue. 08 Jul. 2011. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Pepe, R. (2011, July 08). Interview by R. Donahue. American Veterans: From Combat to Kentucky, Student Veteran Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Pepe, Rocco, interview by Ryan Donahue. July 08, 2011, American Veterans: From Combat to Kentucky, Student Veteran Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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