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Doctor and teacher return to Kodiak from Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed mosque in Abu Dhabi. (Photo bySami Haidar / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT The former medical director at the Kodiak Community Health Center just visited the island after living for about two years in Abu Dhabi working for the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Paul Zimmer moved to the United Arab Emrites to be regional medical officer at the U.S. …

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Career Diplomat Speaking at Kodiak College

Retired U.S. Diplomat Eva Groening on a recent visit to Kodiak. Jay Barrett/KMXT Becoming a diplomat probably doesn’t come up often in career counseling sessions in rural Alaska high schools, but the U.S. Foreign Service is a small but very important branch of the United States government and is always looking for qualified personnel. And though she is retired, and on …

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