Nguyen Van Hanh


Nguyen Van Hanh

Captain Nguyen Van Hanh was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 34-67, 9 June 1967. His first duty assignment was a Faculty Member, Academic Hall, National Military Academy in Dalat, Vietnam. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Senior Staff Member, Office of President of Vietnam Nguyen Van Thieu, Republic of Vietnam, Saigon, Vietnam; Director General of Planning, Ministry of National Planning and Development, Saigon, Vietnam; Director, Office of Refugee Affairs, California Health & Welfare Agency, Sacramento, California; Economist, California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento; Part Time Faculty Member, California State University, Sacramento; Affiliate Professor, George Mason University, Virginia; Manager, Finance Unit, California Environmental Protection Agency. Community Representative - Governor’s Appointee, California Governor Deukmejian’s Office, Sacramento; Deputy Director - White House Appointee, Office of Refugee Resettlement, U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare, Washington, D.C. He was later appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as Director of the U.S. Office of Refugee Resettlement, and Director of Board of Directors, National Cooperative Bank, Washington, D.C. | His military education consists of: Thu Duc Military Officer Training School, Vietnam, and U.S. Officer Candidate School Class 34-67, Fort Benning, Georgia. Captain Nguyen Van Hanh received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from University of California at Davis. | After retiring from U.S. Government responsibilities, Dr. Nguyen Van Hanh became Associate Director, Humphreys University International Program in Sacramento, California, conducting socio-economic studies on Vietnamese Americans, higher education, environmental protection and economic development.

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Officer Candidate School Fort Benning, Georgia
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Senior Staff Member, Office of President of Vietnam Nguyen Van Thieu, Republic of Vietnam, Saigon, Vietnam
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