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1978: Brian J. Hempstead served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Colombia in Cali & Bogota beginning in 1978
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Brian J. Hempstead can be contacted at briandjdhempsteadaboeingdcom
Country of Service: Colombia
Training Group: June 1978 Special Ed/Special Olympics
Cities you served in: Cali & Bogota
Arrival Year: 1978
Departure Year: 1980
Developed National Special Olympic Games and Coordination w/ Min. of Ed. to identify Special Education programs
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
1980 -85 Ran Washington Special Olympics state programs need ed a retirement program and raises…so I went to Boeing...Im still doing corporate entertainment / Product Rollouts / World Tours of aircraft / for the Boeing Co 23 yrs now …looking to retire in the next couple of years..never married an no kids…my Buy a Boeing jet ill show you a good time... Here is the last party i organized ... http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2007/07/08/215410/picture-boeing-pays-tribute-to-7-series-family-with-special-nine-aircraft-customer.html
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was amazing...the work. the friends the parties...the country..
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any of our group 2008 is 30 yrs...
James W. Rogers / Richard Tracy / Egardo Paez / Ann Mueller / Ken & Jane Cundiff / Kathleen Doherty / kathryn Spangle / Jan Rankin
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Hope life has treated you all well....live an learn or you dont live long...
Originally posted: October 21, 2007
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1978; Peace Corps Colombia; Directory of Colombia RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Colombia RPCVs
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