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Document Details


Title: Kenneth Kruger
Local code: OH0339
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USAF) Kenneth S. Kruger, originally from Oakland, California, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1958 until 1966. He first went to Southeast Asia TDY in 1964 with the 347th Troop Carrier Squadron, 516th Troop Carrier Wing, Tactical Air Command, stationed in Okinawa. From there Ken flew missions into South Vietnam as Aircraft Loadmaster on a C130E. He went back to SE Asia TDY in 1965, also as Aircraft Loadmaster on the C130E, with the 345th Troop Carrier Squadron, Pacific Air Forces, based at Ching Chong Kong AB, Taiwan, and flew missions in South Vietnam based out of Nha Trang. In total, Ken flew 250 combat cargo delivery missions in South Vietnam. OH0270 - part of the Kenneth Kruger Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Kruger, Kenneth
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Military camps--Vietnam; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Atrocities; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025353-27198