Rocco Pepe

Interview Date: June 11, 2010

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Rocco Pepe is from Paterson, New Jersey. He joined the Marines in 1976 at 18 and later joined the Air National Guard in 1990. In this interview Pepe talks about his time at boot camp in Parris Island, South Carolina. He also talks about the Cold War and his involvement. He talks about some of the campaigns that he was a part of. He also describes his work on the Arizona-Mexico border. He talks about getting his degree at EKU and wanting to better communities by utilizing his military experience.

School: Eastern Kentucky University
Status: Graduate
Hometown: Patterson, New Jersey
United States Marine Corps, Air National Guard
Wars Served: Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom
Dates: 1976 – Present

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