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1968: Joe Melton served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malaysia in Petaling Jaya (suburb of KL) beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Joe Melton can be contacted at kickstartjoeaearthlinkdnet
Country of Service: Malaysia
Training Group: Group XX
Cities you served in: Petaling Jaya (suburb of KL)
Arrival Year: 1968
Departure Year: 1969
Taught Statistics and Quality Control in MARA Institute in JP
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Was drafted into the army from the PC. Roamed about and worked in industry for a few years. In 1983 received PhD in Operations Research from The University of Texas at Austin, and taught college for a couple of years till I went deaf. Lastly, worked as an analyst for the Air Force, a job from which I retired in August 2007. Have lived in Colorado Springs for about 25 years.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I cherish the memories, what few my ancient and abused mind has retained.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from Group XX and Jim Paulsen from an earlier group.
Originally posted: August 8, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1968; Peace Corps Malaysia; Directory of Malaysia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Malaysia RPCVs
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