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1968: Charles A. Lachman served in Micronesia in Ponape beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Charles A. Lachman can be contacted at clachmanasonicdnet
Country of Service: Micronesia
Training Group: Micro 7
Cities you served in: Ponape
Arrival Year: 1968
Departure Year: 1973
Helped form the Ponape Transportation Board, later changed to PTA. Helped Ponapeans construct many classrooms, clinics, harbors, wharehouses, bridges, roads & docks.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked construction in Pacific rim countries from 1973-76. Divorced 1978, remarried 1980 w/2 children. Post grad at UC Berkeley. Joined City of Berkeley CA in 76, eventually promoted to Assitant Director Public Works, left in 1986 for Deputy Director PW City of Santa Rosa, Ca. Retired April 06.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Great experience, learned a lot
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any one who sevred in Ponape
Any message for returned volunteers?:
My wife & daughter traveled with me to Ponape in March of 2005. What a great place. I can't recommend the Village Hotel enough, Patty & Bob have a fantastic place.
Originally posted: January 8, 2006
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