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1965: Ira H. Gibel served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama in Panama City beginning in 1965
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Ira H. Gibel can be contacted at pinetr32ahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Panama
Training Group: Group 9
Cities you served in: Panama City
Arrival Year: 1965
Departure Year: 1967
AB Generalist, wrestling coach, p.e. and art teacher activities director at Panama City kids camp.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Panama 9 - Trained in Arecibo, PR
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Married 38 years to Roselyn. Two sons. One is 37 and married with two daughters (another on the way) JAG attorney for the Navy - stationed in Jacksonville, Fl. Youngest son is 34, married to a S. Korean lady named Hyunhee, currently he is stationed in Seoul, S. Korea as a State Dept. Diplomatic Official. Roz and I are currently living in Pine, Az. I am the vice-commander and safety officer of our local Search and Rescue squad and am president of a local civic group - Take Pride Project in Pine and Strawberry.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
One of the greatest experiences of my life that helped develop my personality, give background and substance to my 32 years of teaching and coaching high school students.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Julie Gevedon, John and Bonnie Ulrich and a bunch of others!
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Hang in there! Remember...change comes slowly.
Originally posted: August 30, 2006
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