Retirements | December 2020

Civil Service Bailey, Carlton D.Bero, Ellen Y.Bradford, Kathleen C.Caul, Patricia T.D’auria, Vincent P.Edwards, Roger L.Glee, Jamie A.Krooswyk, Linda J.Martin, Barbara H.Otto, Robert C.Raynes, Sandra Thomas, Willie J. Foreign Service Coley, Theodore R.Demars, Caron M.Doyle, Kevin M.Favret, Thomas R.Feldman,...
Missions worldwide celebrated LE Staff/FSN Recognition Day in unique ways, Nov. 18. Photo by State Magazine

LE staff/FSNs honored around the world

By Daniele Schoenauer Locally Employed (LE) staff represent two-thirds of all Department of State employees; they are the institutional knowledge and backbone of every Mission. Held in 2019, the inaugural LE Staff/Foreign Service National (FSN)...
From left: Management Officer Amber Conway, Deputy Chief of Mission Pamela Hack, Staff Sergeant Elizabeth Dollinger, Public Affairs Officer Tanya Brothen, Ambassador Lucy Tamlyn, Office Management Specialist Liliana Carlson, and Political/Economic/Consular Officer Emily Hennell from Embassy Bangui celebrate International Women’s Day, Oct. 6. Photo courtesy of Embassy Bangui

Embassy Bangui celebrates Women’s Day

By Tanya Brothen When Embassy Bangui made plans to celebrate International Women’s Day—recognized worldwide on March 8—they did not know it would be disrupted by a global pandemic and post’s subsequent ordered departure. Bangui—along with...

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