Kathleen M. Shannon

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There were 21 who swore in and 20 who COS'd, one was medevac'd. We were first training group in years whose whole group swore in, due to the prolonged training we received including the 4 weeks in Fort Valley, Georgia. We were the last group in Mauritania to have motorcycles!

After completing my Peace Corps Volunteer service, I worked as Staff in the following positions: 1984-Fiscal Services Clerk in charge of DOS Statements, Director: Yvonne Vaughn; 1985-Fiscal Services Travel Voucher Examiner, Director: Vivian Ritter; 1986-Africa Region Country Desk Assistant, Director: Bill Perrin; 1986-Management Analyst in charge of Vehicle Fleet and Space Allocation, Director: Whitey Lilly; 1987-TDY AO for PC/Niger to fill in for Mike Kidd on vacation, Director: Lyn Gray; 1987-1988-TDY AO for PC/Chad to support re-entry, Director: Cheryl Barton; 1988-1991-AO for PC/Mauritania until evacuated due to first Gulf War, Directors: David Gressly, Mary Pecaut; 1991-AO for PC/Romania to support new country entry, Director: Nancy Geyer; 1996-COS Training Coordinator for PC/Niger, Director: Patrick Dumont; 1999-2004-AO for PC/Mauritania, Directors: Carla Hunt, Kateri Clement, Obie Shaw