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2016 Peace Corps/Arkadaslar Reunion
Washington, DC

Walk for Peace
Sept. 24, 2016


Walk toward the capitol in Arkadaşlar shirts, L to R: Bob Staab (T-9), Eph Frankel (T-9), Sylva Telford Staab (T-9), Joyce Harper (T-8)


In front of the White House L to R: person not in our group, Sarah O’Connell Seybold (T-3), Jack (husband to Sarah), Eph Frankel (T-9), Joyce Harper (T-8), Jordan Scepanski (T-4), Zafer Parlak (Friend of Turkey), Bob Staab (T-9), Doug Shifflet (T-5), Sylva Telford Staab (T-9), Allan Gall (T-1)


Later group in front of the White House. 
L to R:
Donna Chmara (T-13), Linda Scheffer (T-8), Alice Austin Antwine (T-10), Sandy Comstock Anderson (T-13), Sue (McHenry) Holm (T-13)


Along the walk facing camera L to R:  Pat Corcoran behind camera (T-8), Lea Wells (wife of Jordan Scepanski), Zafer Parlak (Friend of Turkey)


Flags of the United States, Turkey, and the District of Columbia are flown at the Turkish Festival


Welcome to the Turkish Festival L to R: Tony Carey (T-13), Beverly Ausfahl (T-13)


Fortunes being read at Turkish Festival


L to R: Donna Chmara (T-13) and Linda Scheffer (T-8) drinking their Turkish coffee in order to have their fortunes told


F to R: Fortune teller reading coffee grounds for Donna Chmara (T-13)


I believe this is the decorated kıç (derriere) of a Belly Dancer


Arriving at the capitol, front row L to R:  Eph Frankel (T-9), Zafer Parlak (Friend of Turkey)


Returned Peace Corps Volunteers gather for group photo at the capitol.  Arkadaşlar are on the far left where Eph Frankel (T-9) can be seen on the edge in his blue Arkadaşlar shirt

 

2016 Reunion Photos

Welcome Thumbnails Page 1 Page 2 Page 3    
Plenary Session Thumbnails Page 1 Page 2 Page 3    
Embassy Reception Thumbnails Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5
Walk for Peace   Page 1        
Group Photos (by group number) 1-4 5-10 10-12 13-17