Since the Peace Corps began in 1961, nearly 200,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in 139 countries. Honored here are the 296 volunteers who died while in service to their country.
Click on any underlined name below to learn more about a fallen volunteer. If you know of a name that is missing from the list or if you are a friend or family member of a fallen PCV and would like to contribute a picture, a story, or something different, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
(An asterisk denotes that the volunteer died very shortly following close of service, in-country, and/or of service-related causes)