Techsans in the Vietnam War: Profile

Techsans in the Vietnam War

Lieutenant Dale VanLoh

5 September 1944
TTU: 1963-'67
Class of '67

Dale VanLoh receiving medal.
Dale VanLoh was born on September 5, 1944, and grew up in Vernon, Texas. He attended Texas Tech University from 1963 to 1967 and graduated with a BBA in Accounting. He went to Vietnam in October of 1968, where he was a 1st lieutenant and the S-5 advisor in a MACV psychological warfare unit operating in the Vinh Long Province. He worked as an advisor to a Vietnamese military unit and traveled throughout the province trying to win the support of local villagers and obtain information on Viet Cong units and activities. During his tour, he earned a Bronze Star and an Air Medal. He is married to Laura VanLoh.