1969: Marlene Durliat Newman served in Micronesia, Kosrae Island in Malem, Kosrae beginning in 1969

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1969: Marlene Durliat Newman served in Micronesia, Kosrae Island in Malem, Kosrae beginning in 1969

1969: Marlene Durliat Newman served in Micronesia, Kosrae Island in Malem, Kosrae beginning in 1969

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Marlene Durliat Newman can be contacted at mnewmanaolypendcom

Country of Service: Micronesia, Kosrae Island

Training Group: Micro 8

Cities you served in: Malem, Kosrae

Arrival Year: 1969

Departure Year: 1971

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

I went back to Micronesia in 1975 on a Naval Academy Research Grant. Served 21 years as a Naval Officer. Retired to Port Townsend, WA. Own a jewelry business and seel through a four women coop in a store we call "Gypsy Moon"

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

Peace Corps, Navy, plane crash = most significant, formative events in my life.

Originally posted: March 30, 2006

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By tolenna,justin (vict-cache2.iraq.centcom.mil - on Saturday, May 13, 2006 - 11:10 pm: Edit Post

This message is for Marlene Durliat Newman.I couldn't get to your contact site,hopefully somebody will relay this message to you. I was born and raised in Malem,Kosrae.The pix that you posted really took my attention,,made me wonder if you have anymore left that you can share.I was born in 1974, 3 years after you departed from the island.I wanna see what the old Malem looked like in the past.Anyways,I'm in the Army,currently stationed here in Baghdad,Iraq.Please write me(justin.tolenna@us.army.mil) when time allows.Thank you very much.Kulo ma lulap

By myrel timothy (152-132-10-71.dal.net.va.gov - on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 - 6:19 am: Edit Post

hey, marlene
hope you get this, just wish you and your family happy holidays. I'm a younger bro of Arue Cuffle and i was a student of yours. spent 10 yrs in the army, working as a va police in portland, oregon. im living in vancouver, wa. (360)254-2678. hope to hear from you.
myrel timothy

By Ellen Moreau (ip65-44-65-130.z65-44-65.customer.algx.net - on Sunday, March 30, 2008 - 6:42 pm: Edit Post

Hey Skipper,

This is Ellen Moreau. I served with you at the PSD in San Antonio when you were the CO at Pensacola. I'm living in Nacogdoches, TX. Working as a Human Resources Manager for a successful company. Would love to hear from you. email is moreau20@juno.com

By mareth warren (c-24-18-208-226.hsd1.mn.comcast.net - on Monday, May 05, 2008 - 6:38 pm: Edit Post

Hi Marlene
My husband Don and I were in Micro 8 and were in Sekere, Sohkes. We are planning a return trip in the fall of this year. WE live in Seattle. Are you in touch with anyone else in micro 8 in pohnpei district?

Don and Mareth Warren

By inpeahmite ( on Sunday, November 16, 2008 - 5:09 am: Edit Post

hi marlene,
boy it's hard to believe it's really you.i think i was in the fourth grade when you left the island.i do remember you and your blond hair.
Oh,sorry,my name is arnie and i'm from malem.i remember you used to stay at mutenpal,by the municipal office,right? it's great to know you're still around .if you want,you can contact me at atimmy01@msn.com and i'll tell you all you wanna know.till then,take care.

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