Archive - November 11, 2009

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Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams Speaks!
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Veterans Day Tribute: Pro Golfers Who Served in WW II
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Looking For An Agent? The “V” List

Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams Speaks!

This is an interview done in South Africa by Andre van Wyk for allAfrica.com that appeared today, November 11. Aaron Williams, the new Peace Corps Director, was on a world tour visiting Peace Corps countries on one of those famous ‘all/see’ trip all PC/W staff take. I thought that you’d like to see what the Director is thinking, two or so months into his new job. The Obama administration earlier this year named a former United States Peace Corps volunteer, Aaron S. Williams, as the program’s new director. The Peace Corps, which will soon celebrate its 50th anniversary, draws thousands of Americans who want to work abroad and under the new administration, it is looking at its areas of focus and how best to continue implementing its programs most effectively. Williams spoke with AllAfrica during a visit to South Africa. Is this your first visit to Africa since your appointment, . . .

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Veterans Day Tribute: Pro Golfers Who Served in WW II

(Pictured: Lloyd Mangrum)  “From the first days of World War II, players put away their sticks and picked up rifles to defend America.”  By John Coyne Special to ARMCHAIR GOLF WORLD WAR II WAS CALLED the last “good” war and Tom Brokaw wrote of the men and women who fought in it as, “America’s greatest generation.” They came of age during the Great Depression and served their country in World War II. Many of this greatest generation were golf professionals. Herb Graffis, founder of Golfing magazine, in his history of the Professional Golf Association (PGA) writes how golf professionals served in combat during WW II, and did a hundred other volunteer jobs relating to golf to help the war effort. From the first days of World War II, players put away their sticks and picked up rifles to defend America. They would not be the first players to fight in . . .

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