1995: Brian V Walsh served in jamaica in Kingston beginning in 1995

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1995: Brian V Walsh served in jamaica in Kingston beginning in 1995

1995: Brian V Walsh served in jamaica in Kingston beginning in 1995

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Brian V Walsh can be contacted at bvwalshauiucdedu

Country of Service: jamaica

Training Group: 65

Cities you served in: Kingston

Arrival Year: 1995

Departure Year: 1997

Work Description:

I did a little bit of everything in Kingston. My main assignment was to seek funding for the creation of a facility that trained Jamaican Industrial Arts teachers on how to build wheelchairs and crutches for the physically changed individuals in their communities. Additionally, I was a volunteer track & field coach for some Kingston area high schools.

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

I work for the athletic department at the University of Illinois. I manage a multi-purpose training facility and director all the home track & field meets.

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

It was the perfect experience for that time of my life!

Originally posted: February 19, 2005




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