Listen in to our conversation with recruiter Rachel Hatch, a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Mongolia. In our discussion, we learned about what the Peace Corps does abroad, the lives of Volunteers around the world, and how many go on to careers in diplomacy.
Through an immersive and once-in-a-lifetime experience, Peace Corps Volunteers become global diplomats and enhance American understanding of the world.
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While serving as U.S. Ambassador to Suriname from 1993-1996, Ambassador Roger Gamble successfully advocated for creating and funding a Peace Corps program in the country. The first Peace Corps volunteers arrived in 1995 and made these t-shirts to commemorate their status as “First in Suriname”.