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Ronald D. Menz

Master Sergeant Ronald D. Menz, 73, a Service Rifle Shooter, died September 4, 2010, at the Ohio Veterans Homes facility in Sandusky, Ohio.

MSG Menz was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was assigned to the 9th Infantry Division Sniper School as a sniper instructor where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge. His other awards include the Army Commendation Medal with "V" device, Recruiting Badge, Career Counselor Badge, Drill Sergeant Badge, President's Hundred Tab, and the U. S. Army Distinguished Rifleman Badge in 1964.

MSG Menz was an outstanding 1,000 yard Long Range rifle shooter and a member of several Interservice and National record setting teams that fired perfect 600 scores.  Upon retirement from the Army in 1979, he earned a BA in photography and was employed by the USAF as a photographer. He also was the Army's Civil Service "GS-7" Reserve Recruiter of the Year in 1981.

Note: A complete listing of Army Awards and Decorations can be viewed at The Institute of Heraldry.

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