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1969: Mikeal Jones served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chile in Santiago beginning in 1969
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mikeal Jones can be contacted at franajonesamcsidnet
Country of Service: Chile
Training Group: 1969 Forestry
Cities you served in: Santiago
Arrival Year: 1969
Departure Year: 1972
Watershed Management and Hydrology work for the Servicio Agricola y Ganadero (agriculture and livestock service), built small stream gauges
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Married to Patricia and one child Michelle in Peace Corps, divorced 1974, Hydrologist Shawnee National Forest 1974, married Constance Frana 1979, Hydrologist Umpqua National Forest 1979 until now (2008).
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Chile has been through a hard time from democracy in 1972 through dictatorship until a return to democracy today. I spent 2 weeks in Santiago and the central valley in April 2008 and so many things have changed in 40 years. But the difference between people who have a lot and those who don't still remains, and is still a great challenge. I spent three years in Chile, I didn't keep up with it's trials and I'll never know if anything I did or didn't do changed anything, but it changed me.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I'm looking for Don Matlin RCPV Chile 1969. Email me at email@example.com 541-673-1859 826 SE Brockway, Oregon 97470.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Returned volunteers, your friends in Chile might remember you and enjoy talking to you again.
Originally posted: August 8, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1969; Peace Corps Chile; Directory of Chile RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Chile RPCVs
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