Lt. Monroe Allen Scott Biography-3
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Monroe A. Scott: Post-WW2 Career / Retirement
Scott married in 1946; he and his wife Rene had four children, Patrice, Don, Suzanne, and Denise.
After WW2, Lt. Monroe was promoted to a Major, and he continued to provide leadership in various Logistics / Supply units, both stateside and in Korea. In 1956, Major Scott was in command of the 588th Terminal Service Company at Fort Eustis. His troops participated in the Project 572 East, which successfully completed a mission to re-supply the Alaska DEW line radar stations.
In 1957, Monroe retired from the Army after 20 years of service, and was promoted to Lt. Colonel.
In 1962, Monroe Scott joined the US Agency for International Development (USAID). He and his family moved to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where he served as a Public Safety Advisor. Scott served as a technical advisor in many other counties, including Chad (1966); Honduras (1977), and Bangladesh (1990).
Scott retired to Solana Beach, California, and died at age 73 in 1993. Lt. Col. Scott is buried in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego.