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2000: Kenneth W. Forrester served in Ukraine in Cherkasy, Simferopol, Zhytomyr, Simferopol (again), Kirovograd beginning in 2000
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Kenneth W. Forrester can be contacted at kwf1958ayahoodcom
Country of Service: Ukraine
Training Group: Group 19
Cities you served in: Cherkasy, Simferopol, Zhytomyr, Simferopol (again), Kirovograd
Arrival Year: 2000
Departure Year: 2003
Trainee, Teacher Recertification Institute in Simferopol, Technical Trainer for Group 23, Pilot Project director in Crimea and Kirovogrod Oblasts, worked with FLEX kids coming to the USA, member of team that prepared and delivered Ukrainian English Olympiad materials
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
I hope to do more countries in the near future
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Taking care of parents, teaching, did 16 months as a Walmart manager then returned to teaching. Also very busy in construction as VP and construction site manager of Habitat for Humanity in my county.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Those three years were more rewarding that the twenty I spent in the USAF. Often I sat at the table of my former enemies and marvelled at how they were just like me. I developed a camraderie with those I met who served in the military of the USSR that only men of arms who meet on peaceful terms can appreciate.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any group 19, 21 or 23 volunteers. Any volunteers from Simferopol 2000-2003.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Well gang try as hard as I might I made it home unmarried and am still that way....maybe I should have showered more often
Originally posted: May 22, 2006
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