Hometown Diplomats

By Maura M. Pfeifer When Mia ter Haar spoke to ninth graders at Holmes Junior High, in Davis, Calif., she had hoped to give back...

The Human Dimension

Ambassador Michael G. Kozak represents the United States of America during the opening session of the Warsaw Human Dimension Conference in Warsaw, Sept. 26. Photo by Mahvish S.
Ambassador Michael G. Kozak represents the United States of America during the opening session of the Warsaw Human Dimension Conference in Warsaw, Sept. 26....

Intercountry Adoption

By Marisa Light and Tim Eydelnant Thousands of U.S. citizens were caught up in Russia’s full-scale, unprovoked invasion of Ukraine that began Feb. 24. Among...

Triumph over Terror

Then-Ambassador Donald Blome (right) and Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi of Tunisia (left) rename the street in front of Embassy Tunisia, March 6, 2021, in honor of the late Taoufik Missaoui who died defending the embassy from a suicide bombing attack. During the ceremony they also broke ground for a memorial nearby in honor of the fallen hero. Photo by Zouhair Sfaxi
Then-Ambassador Donald Blome (right) and Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi of Tunisia (left) rename the street in front of Embassy Tunisia, March 6, 2021, in...

Cultivating Success

Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Brian McKeon (center) with Directorate of Cyber and Technology Security (CTS) Deputy Assistant Secretary Gharun Lacy (second from left) and CTS U.S. Digital Corps Fellows (flanking McKeon) at the Harry S Truman Building in Washington. Photo by Ronny Przysucha
Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Brian McKeon (center) meets with Directorate of Cyber and Technology Security (CTS) Deputy Assistant Secretary Gharun...

Diversity Milestones

Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks at an event honoring the anniversaries of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program, Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship, and Foreign Affairs IT Fellowship in Washington, Aug. 17. Photo by Freddie Everett
Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks at an event honoring the anniversaries of the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship, Charles B. Rangel...

Operation London Bridge

U.S. President Joe Biden (right), accompanied by the First Lady Jill Biden (left), signs a book of condolence at Lancaster House in London, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Sept. 18. Photo by Jonathan Hordle
President Joe Biden (right), accompanied by First Lady Jill Biden (left), signs a book of condolence at Lancaster House in London, following the death...

Generational Shift

By Scott B. Winton and Flory Yazmin Ore First-generation college students and Political Officers Scott Winton (far right) and Wesley Collins (far left) stand with...

Beyond Guadalcanal

Ambassador Caroline Kennedy (left) poses with descendants of Solomon Islanders Eroni Kumana (center) and Biuku Gasa (right), to whom she presented medals, Aug. 7....

Equity Equation

An Optelec Traveler HD Electronic Video Magnifier displayed at the Access Center allows users to comfortably read magnified text via its unique slide and read mechanism. Photo by Ron Przysucha
An Optelec Traveler HD Electronic Video Magnifier displayed at the Access Center allows users to comfortably read magnified text via its unique slide and...