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Project Opens to Build Peace Corps Memorial in D.C.

The National Park Service is in the early stages of gathering ideas and comments for a new memorial in Washington that has been proposed to honor the Peace Corps and its founding ideals.


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Virginia Ranks 10th For Peace Corps Volunteering

The Peace Corps says Virginia ranks 10th among states in the number of people who volunteer to serve.


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Not Everything Closed During Government Shutdown

While national parks, many federal offices and museums remain closed, some essential government services continue to operate.


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Peace Corps: Virginia Among Top Volunteer States

Recent sampling shows Virginia is one of the top states in the nation when it comes to contributing to the Peace Corps.


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Jury Deliberates In Peace Corps Rape Trial

A military jury has begun deliberating whether to convict a special warfare sailor accused of raping a Peace Corps volunteer in Uganda multiple times