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Harry J. Gilmore

Director
Graduate
Global Gold Corporation
Afghanistan

Biography

Harry Gilmore is a retired Foreign Service Officer. In his thirty-five year career in the United States Foreign Service, Ambassador Gilmore held a number of senior positions. He served as the first U.S. Ambassador to rhe Republic of Armenia from May, 1993 to July, 1995. His other senior positions included Deputy Commandant for International Affairs, U.S. Army War College (1991-1992) and U.S. Minister and Deputy Commandant of the American Sector, Berlin (1987-1990). As the Chairman Allied Minister the night the Berlin Wall opened, he worked closely with Berlin's Governing Mayor to ensure maximum safety for the thousands of East Berliners crossing through the Wall into West Berlin. Following the reunufication of Germany, he served as Principal Officer of the U.S. Embassy Office, Berlin(1990-1991). Earlier in his Foreign Service career Mr. Gilmore served as Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy, Belgrade (1981-1985) and Director, Office of Central European Affairs, U.S. Department of State. His other overseas postings included Munich, Moscow, Budapest and Ankara. Mr. Gilmore's final assignments as a Foreign Service Officer were devoted to the education and training of Foreign Service and other U.S. Government personnel assigned abroad. He was Dean of the Senior Seminar at the Foreign Service Institute (1996-1997) and Dean of Area Studies (1995-1996). Mr.Gilmore received a B.A. degree from the University of Pitsburgh. He did graduate work in Russian and East European studies at Indiana University and George Washington University. Ambasssador Gilmore is married to Carol Louise Kunz. They are both from Clairton, Pennsylvania. They have three children and five grandchildren.

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Metals and mining

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