Episode 2656 – Vietnam Vet Robert L. Menz tells about tropo commo in Vietnam

Robert Menz, vietnam veteran  news, mack payne

Robert Menz in Vietnam

Dr. Vivian B. Blevins, vietnam veteran news, mack payne

Dr. Vivian B. Blevins conducts a program in Ohio to help Vietnam Vets record their War memories.

Episode 2656 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about Vietnam Veteran Robert Menz and his tropo commo job in Vietnam. The featured story comes from The Sidney Daily News of Sidney, Ohio and is titled: Another Vietnam War story. The story was submitted by Dr. Vivian B. Blevins [vblevins@edisonohio.edu]. She teaches telecommunication employees from around the country and students at Edison State Community College and works with veterans. You can also reach her at 937-778-3815 or vbblevins@woh.rr.com.

In her featured story she tells about Vietnam Veteran Robert Menz who served in Vietnam in 1970 and 1971. He was assigned to Pr’Line Mountain, the second tallest peak in South Vietnam from 1970-1971, where he provided coded communication via Tropo (Tropospheric Scatter Microwave Communication).

When Robert came home from Vietnam, he wanted to make his life count. He accomplished that goal as a prolific author and employee-assistance counselor, and as a faculty member at Edison State Community College. He currently sponsors a support group at the Miami Valley Veterans Museum  in Troy for area veterans who want to process their military experiences in a safe and confidential environment.

The museum provides a repository for uniforms, equipment, personal effects including photo, letters, oral and written histories, dairies, and other artifacts. It  also provides a meeting place for Veterans and support a multi-county community by presenting Veterans Coffees, museum activities, educational outreach programs, and partnering with other organizations in order to raise awareness of the contributions of those who have served our country.

The museum community includes Veterans, friends, and supporters in the following Ohio counties Miami, Darke, Shelby, Champaign, Clark, Greene, and Montgomery Counties. It also supports a worldwide community with the reach of its website and social media and online outreach presence. It reaches more than 50,000 folks in a seven-county area with our outreach programs every year.

Listen to episode 2656 and discover more about Vietnam Veteran Robert Menz and his tropo commo job in Vietnam.

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