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1970: Lee F. Alton served in Swaziland in Nlhangano beginning in 1970
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Lee F. Alton can be contacted at lfaltonamsndcom
Country of Service: Swaziland
Training Group: Swaziland 1.5
Cities you served in: Nlhangano
Arrival Year: 1970
Departure Year: 1972
Work Description: Extension Officer/Cartographer
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Iran,1972-75, Architect/Landscape Architect/City Planner Group, Designed and built 6 city parks, 3 city plans, various buildings and road projects.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Volunteered again, this time for a career in the Army with 7 years in MASH and 14 years in MI. Taught for the University of Mass for 5 years and for 2 years was a Program Manager, subcontracted under EDS. Currently on the dole, going back to school to obtain that elusive post grad degree.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
My Peace Corps experience sensitized me to the world. Life in the world is not what is published in our local or national news, it's what is experienced up close and personal to the nations of mother earth. There is not much difference from peace makers and peace keepers, we all hate war.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone in Group I in Swaziland, specifically Mike Sturm.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Hey Swaziland I, how about a reunion!
Originally posted: December 7, 2002
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