GENERAL DONALD G. COOK

USAF (Ret)

General Donald G. Cook graduated from Paris American High School in 1965.

He is a graduate of Michigan State University.  From 2001 to 2005 he was Commander, Air Education and Traing Command at Randolph AFB, TX.  General Cook retired on August 1, 2005, and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. of Ft. Worth.  (Updated Nov 2005)

GENERAL NORMAN H. SCHWARZKOPF, USA ret.

COMMANDER IN CHIEF US CENTRAL COMMAND (CINCCENTCOM).

General Schwarzkopf  is an Army Brat and Overseas School Alumnus. He attended Frankfurt American High School from 1948-49. He then moved to Heidelberg American High School where as a junior in 1950-51 he played on the school’s championship football team.

He returned to the United States and graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy in 1952.


GLENN CLOSE

FILM & TELEVISION ACTRESS

Glenn Close is an Overseas School Alumnus. She lived with her father Dr William Close in Kinshasa Zaire for most of the 16 years he worked there.

Close has also stated that she hopes one day to film a movie about the Ebola epidemics in Zaire.

The source for this information is the book “The Coming Plague” by Laurie Garrett.

Glenn Close returned to the United States for high school and graduated in 1965 from Rosemary Hall, in Greenwich, Connecticut.

GREG KINNEAR

ACTOR FILM & TELEVSION

Greg Kinnear is a Foreign Service Brat and an Overseas School Alumnus. His father was an American diplomat.

Kinnear attended elementary school in Beirut relocating to Athens, Greece where he graduated from the Athens Community School as part of the class of 1981.

He is best known for the television program “Talk Soup” and film roles in “Sabrina” and “As Good As It Gets.”

He mentioned his overseas education in a 1998 Parade Magazine and as a guest on the 12/08/98 broadcast of the “David Letterman Show.”

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