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Since the independence of Armenia from the Soviet Union, the United States Peace Corps has been sending volunteers to Armenia to teach English, Health, Business and Environmental issues.
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Jan Sklaroff of Pennsylvania successfully completed two years and three months of service in the Republic of Armenia...in Group 3
 
 
On August 15, 2005, 43 new volunteers were sworn into the American Peace Corps in Armenia. This is the 13th group that has come to Armenia. The even took place at the Armenian Marriott Hotel. US Ambassador to Armenia John Evans state "I am calling upon you to use your knowledge in Armenia as best as you can." during the ceremony. Patrick Hart the Country Director of the Peace Corps Armenia said that the volunteers are in collaboration with the Armenian counterpart organizations in the areas of English language education, business and community development, and health and environmental education.
 
 
 
Peace Corps Armenia was established in 1992 at the invitation of the Armenian government. There have been more than 500 volunteers in the Peace Corps that have served in Armenia. 90 volunteers will be working in schools, universities, NGOs, and health facilities throughout the country of Armenia.
 
 
 
===A13 Group===
 
*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/uyta/43709155/ photo of A13 group]
 
 
 
===A12 Group===
 
The volunteers that arrived in the summer of 2004 are called the "A12"s. ([http://www.flickr.com/photos/uyta/43711730/ photo of A12/A13 groups])
 
 
 
===A12 Group===
 
The volunteers that arrived in the summer of 2004 are called the "A12"s. ([http://www.flickr.com/photos/uyta/43711730/ photo of A12/A13 groups])
 
 
 
*Renee Alleman
 
*Cherie Andreassen
 
*Lars Andreassen
 
*Gina Angelelle
 
*James Applegate
 
*Katherine Bante
 
*Bonnie Barron
 
*Leslie Blanchard
 
*William Bostwich
 
*Eric Bousman
 
*Emily Brittain
 
*Penelope Brunner
 
*Camille Carter-Armorer
 
*Wendy Chang
 
*Corey Chester
 
*Kathleen Chisholm
 
*Catherine Cvengros
 
*William Dickinson
 
*Elizabeth Endris
 
*William Furnish
 
*Arlene Gardner
 
*Nicholas Giammaria
 
*Jillian Guglielmo
 
*Yo-Jung Ha
 
*Nicole Hendrix
 
*Laura Holt
 
*Brett Holt
 
*Charlie Ihrke
 
*Tony Kim
 
*Sashe Koftinow
 
*Donald Kramer
 
*Leslie Long
 
*Andrew Love
 
*Janet Munro
 
*Joshua Olson
 
*Kristi Orendi
 
*Christopher Panzica
 
*Dennis Price
 
*Ryan Ratay
 
*Morgan Ruelle
 
*Tamara Sant
 
*John Sarraf
 
*Kimberly Spigelmiro
 
*Nicholas Spina
 
*Tera Sprague
 
*Jason Sprague
 
*John Tease
 
*Joel White
 
*Susan Wieluns
 
*Robert Wieluns
 
*Allison Young
 
 
 
==A5==
 
*David McFarland
 
 
 
==A3==
 
* Stephanie Brennan - Working at Jermuk natural spring water bottling plant.  Later ran IESC.
 
* Jason Harris-Boundy -Working at Zvartnots International Airport. (Cargo Handling)
 
* Rachel McDevitt - in Yerevan teaching English.
 
* Robert Talbot - Shared a pad with him in Yerevan :-)
 
* Eli
 
* Roy
 
* Andrew
 
* Tony
 
* Rose
 
* Zachary
 
* Leisel Harris-Boundy
 
* Cathy
 
* Veronica
 
* Robert Talbot
 
* Jennifer
 
* Matt
 
* Erika
 
* Bryn
 
* Frank
 
* Rick
 
* Laurel
 
* Dave
 
* Albert - Worked on small loan project in Gyumri with Lynell.
 
* Heather
 
* John Armstrong
 
* Shanon... almost an A3 -Working at Armenian Technology Group in Yerevan.
 
 
 
==A2==
 
* John Perfitt
 
* Denise Talotta
 
* Charles Specht
 
* Melissa
 
* Shay
 
* Mike George
 
* Other Mike
 
* Kent
 
* Lynell
 
* Adam Working at USAID in Yerevan.
 
* Kent Working at Save the Children in Yerevan.
 
* Susan Working at student exchange program in Yerevan.
 
 
 
==A1==
 
* Richard Seltz
 
* Natalie
 
* Denise Chafee
 
* Adam
 
* Natalie Working at USIAAD in Yerevan.
 
* Arminda Working at Fund for Democracy and Development in Yerevan.
 
* Sueko Working at student exchange program in Yerevan.
 
* Chris
 
* Lisa? (?A1) Working at USAID in Yerevan.
 
* Denise Chafee? Working at Quality Schools and AUA in Yerevan.
 
 
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=learn.wherepc.easteurope.armenia Peace Corps Armenia page]
 
*[http://www.peacecorpswiki.org/Armenia Volunteer run Peace Corps wiki - Armenia page]
 

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Jan Sklaroff of Pennsylvania successfully completed two years and three months of service in the Republic of Armenia...in Group 3