On the Road, From Rangoon to Russia and Back!
e've all seen the familiar movie plot. A strikingly handsome courier with a briefcase chained to his wrist foils repeated attempts to intercept the documents he's been entrusted with. The camera action sweeps to dramatic chase scenes through airport terminals and down highways as the hero applies a combination of skill and savvy to outwit the bad guys. Finally, just before the credit lines roll down the screen, the courier safely delivers the documents to the intended recipient.
||The Peace Corps--Foreign Service Connection|
n estimated one in 10 members of the Foreign Service has served in the Peace Corps--where many of today's foreign policy leaders learned "diplomacy at the grassroots."
Frank Almaguer was fresh out of college with a bachelor of arts degree and an interest in everything around him--especially international issues. Unable to settle on a specific career path and caught up in the excitement about the newly established Peace Corps that swept college campuses during the 1960s, he enthusiastically signed up.
That decision, one he admits he jumped into without much thought, ended up shaping the rest of his life.
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