May 2021 | Digital Archive

In the News Mission Bosnia and Herzegovina establishes Diversity and Inclusion Working Group | By Star HyPublic-private partnership helps the Bahamas respond to COVID-19 | By Ramona Layne Mueller and Daniel DurazoBangladesh hosts Moot Court...

Mission Uganda leader visits with local beekeepers

USAID Mission Director Richard Nelson visited Golden Bees Honey Shop Ltd. located in Nakapiripirit district in northeastern Uganda, March 22. During the visit, he interacted with members of the Muruita Honey Producers and Processors...
Grammy and two-time Latin Grammy Award winner Aymée Nuviola performs a virtual concert at Fort Benning, Ga., Feb. 24. Screenshot courtesy of USAID

Black History Month concert features Grammy Award winner

By Tracey Reavis Music was the highlight of a Black History month event when Grammy and two-time Latin Grammy Award winner Aymée Nuviola performed a virtual concert for an audience of employee action, affinity, and...

The Overseas Development Program

By Nicola A. P. Cullen The purpose of the Overseas Development Program (ODP) is to create a cadre of mid-level Civil Service (CS) employees with first-hand experience and knowledge of the Department of State’s overseas...
Commander Sonia Miller of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (left) greets U.S. Embassy Senior Defense Official, Commander Kevin Self (right), upon receiving $20,000 in equipment to aid in the fight against coronavirus in The Bahamas. Photo by Daniel Durazo

Public-private partnership helps the Bahamas respond to COVID-19

By Ramona Layne Mueller and Daniel Durazo  In late 2020, Embassy Nassau showed what’s possible when government agencies and private companies work together. Working with U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), Regulus Global—a Virginia-based small business—built, integrated,...

Embassy Dhaka joins Bangladesh in celebrating 50 years of independence

Ambassador Earl Miller (front row, fifth from left) joined Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam, March 25, at the opening of “Friendship to All, Malice to...
Ambassador Kathleen Doherty speaks with a One Team classroom on the policy planning process, November 2019. Photo by Caroline Agsten

We Are One Team

Ambassador Kathleen Doherty speaks with a One Team classroom on the policy planning process, November 2019. Photo by Caroline Agsten By John Berry and Hannah Radner   In late 2018, Foreign Service Institute (FSI) staff began developing a course designed to build a...
Ocsi, a 2-year-old, male German Shepherd, trained by the Canine Training and Operations Center, checks parked vehicles for explosives at Embassy Kabul, October 2020. State Department photo

Diplomatic Security’s Best Friend

Ocsi, a 2-year-old, male German Shepherd, trained by the Canine Training and Operations Center, checks parked vehicles for explosives at Embassy Kabul, October 2020. State Department photo By Eric Weiner It turns out that Diplomatic Security's...
Retirements

Retirements | May 2021

Civil Service Bacon, Edward F.Barnett, Nancy L.Bevacqua, Frank L.Chang, HerbertCoffield, Linda M.Diggs, Patricia A.Ellis, Debora L.Emerson, Susan L.Fischer, Melanie R.Frey, Marie A.Gutierrez, DominicaHill, Douglas G.Hooke, Kathleen H.Irving, William S.Johnston, Amy A.Kagalis, LuisKing, Daphne B.Leitner, Rene...

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