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1962: Andy E. Powers served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malaysia (Sarawak) in (In & about) Lawas & Miri beginning in 1962
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Andy E. Powers can be contacted at h2opowersasbcglobaldnet
Country of Service: Malaysia (Sarawak)
Training Group: Sarawak/North Borneo I
Cities you served in: (In & about) Lawas & Miri
Arrival Year: 1962
Departure Year: 1964
Road Surveying, (Initial reconnaissance on two sections of Sarawak's Trunk Road)
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked as a Mechanical Engineer working on hydroelectric power projects and large pumping plants, worldwide but primarily in the US. Married for 42 years to the woman I courted by slow mail from Sarawak. We have 3 grown daughters. Retired from full time engineering in 2002, do some consulting now and have taken up woodworking.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
My Peace Corps service was a most rewarding experience with life-long benefits in awareness of different conditions from what we so often take for granted.
Originally posted: August 12, 2007
Peace Corps Malaysia; Directory of Malaysia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Malaysia RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1962
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