1967: Turk Thomas Humphrey served in Iran in Ahwaz, Tehran beginning in 1967

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By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-21-200.balt.east.verizon.net - on Saturday, February 19, 2005 - 8:22 pm: Edit Post

1967: Turk Thomas Humphrey served in Iran in Ahwaz, Tehran beginning in 1967

1967: Turk Thomas Humphrey served in Iran in Ahwaz, Tehran beginning in 1967

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Turk Thomas Humphrey can be contacted at thudfaaadiadco

Country of Service: Iran

Training Group: Municipal Engineering / Thiokol Chemical / Clearfield, Utah

Cities you served in: Ahwaz, Tehran

Arrival Year: 1967

Departure Year: 1969

Work Description:

Draftsman / Surveyor in Ahwaz, then
Special Projects Coordinator for Iran Game & Fish Department in Tehran

Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:

Turkey / Gegakundu Program in Ankara / Portland State College / 1965

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

Returned to University of Arizona for Master's Degree in International Relations / Worked for City of Tucson and Pima County Government during 1970's / Assistant Hospital Administrator for Kino Community Hospital / Moved to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia in 1981 to work as HR Director for joint venture / Married Australian nurse from Sydney in Bern, Switzerland / Attended Vienna University for 2nd Master's Degree in HR Management / Retured to California in 1987 / Owned my own franchise, San Diego County Job Guide and worked as HR Director for Charter Medical in Rancho Bernardo, California / Daughter, Celeste Riane Humphrey born in 1989 / Owned home in Carlsbad, California / Returned to Riyadh in 1990 / HR Director for National Guard Hospital and Heart Hospital in Riyadh / Returned to Lake Oswego, Oregon in late 1995; worked as Physician Recruiter while looking for overseas employment / Arrived in Moscow December 1995 as National Director of Human Resources for Deloitte & Touche CIS / Moved to Paris in January 1999 to work for as Senior Manager of EMEA for Deloitte & Touche / Returned to Carlsbad in 2001 sell home and move possessions to Australia / Started work for Abu Dhabi Investment Authority in UAE in 2001 / Purchased home on Gold Coast in Queensland for retirement in 2005 / Employed with ADIA as HR Advisor / Family has been with me on all assignments since 1990.

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

Wish that I were more mature in those days, as I probably learned more from the wonderful Iranian people I met and worked with than I gave in return. Great, once-in-a-lifetime experience, that I look back on very fondly. Will forever have a love of the Persian culture and people.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:

Mike Murphy, Gary Carlson, Jim Durfey

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Stay with the international life and keep giving of your time and efforts to humanitarian causes wherever you are.

Originally posted: February 19, 2005

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By dr said jubran alqahtani ( on Wednesday, February 03, 2010 - 11:49 am: Edit Post

i am looking for Mr TURK HUMPHREY E.mail
i was his assistant when he was in dhahran Saudi Arabia
name : said jubran alqahtani
my e.mail is

By Dr Said ( on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 4:24 pm: Edit Post


By Judy McMillin ( on Monday, April 09, 2012 - 10:23 am: Edit Post

Hello Turk. Just wanted to say "hello" and wish you well.

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