Pillars of Diplomacy – Text only

Click to switch to interactive version By Amanda J. Richard Each and every day, Foreign Service nationals (FSNs) provide invaluable support to U.S. diplomatic missions around the world. Their institutional knowledge and contributions are a significant...
Retirements

Retirements | January 2021

Civil Service Alexander, Ronald H.Cox, Peggy A.Dye, JacquelineEdwards, Roger L.Gatlin, Kevin A.Hargrove, Phillip D.Ice, Olwyn B.Lavens, MarkLuong, Huynh T. D.Norris, Russell J.Perkins, Patrice D.Pfeiffer, Leo J.Robrahn, Daniel W. Foreign Service Adams-Boston, QuinetteAdamson, Gregory J.Arreaga-Rodas, Luis E.Bassi, RaymondBurford...

Encouraging higher education in Mali

As part of International Education Week, Nov. 16-20, Embassy Bamako’s American Center hosted an information session for local students on the steps to take to pursue dreams of university study in the United States....

Department hosts Veterans Day event

Department of State employee affinity group, Veterans@State, and the Office of Civil Rights hosted a Veterans Day event, Nov. 30. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo provided remarks, and Ambassador Matthew Klimow from Embassy Turkmenistan—a...

New embassy housing complex bolsters Kenyan economy

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new housing complex in Nairobi, Nov. 18. The future compound, called Rosslyn Grove, will allow for shorter commutes and a safer living...

Innovative Access Center opens in Foggy Bottom

The Bureau of Global Talent Management’s Office of Accessibility and Accommodations (OAA) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the Department’s new state-of-the-art Access Center, Dec. 3. Held on International Day of Persons...

Unwavering Appreciation

By Amanda J. Richard  Recognizing the Department of State’s amazing employees who serve bravely and selflessly worldwide is typically done during an elegant ceremony held in the Harry S. Truman Building’s exquisite Benjamin Franklin room....

Pillars of Diplomacy

Click here to read the accessible text only version of this article By Amanda J. Richard Each and every day, Foreign Service nationals (FSNs) provide invaluable support to U.S. diplomatic missions around the world. Their...
A diver re-plants recently cultivated coral on the reefs in a coral nursery at Oracabessa Bay. Photo by Kadir van Lohuizen/NOOR

Coral Cultivation

By Katherine Judd Years ago, Oracabessa, Jamaica, provided a pristine beach backdrop for Ian Fleming to author his legendary James Bond novels. Today, it is the site of the Oracabessa Marine Trust, a partnership between...

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Making a Statement

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