Apr 04 2013
Jessica Turner is from Payson, Utah, and is a captain in the United States Army. She is fulfilling her dream of becoming a Latin American Foreign Area Officer (FAO) and came to Vanderbilt in January 2013 as part of the military’s FAO training program. Jessica spent the past year living in Panama, working at the U.S. Embassy and traveling throughout Central and South America as well as the Caribbean. She previously lived in Argentina, where her love for Latin America began. She is particularly interested in La Guerra Sucia and the military’s involvement.