Flashback: September 1972

Ambassador J. Raymond Ylitalo (back row, second from left) and Asunción Bi-National Conference (BNC) Director Wallace Keiderling (back left) appeared on the September 1972 cover of the Department of State’s Newsletter with a team...

Ambassador participates in historic visit

In a landmark first visit by an American ambassador to the Garma Festival of Traditional Cultures, and her own first visit to the Northern Territory of Australia, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy (right) traveled to remote...

U.N. breakfast celebrates International Youth Day

U.S. Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield hosted a breakfast meeting to celebrate International Youth Day at the chief of mission’s residence in New York, Aug. 12. Guests included the U.N. Secretary-General’s...

Suriname Speaker’s Program hosts NASA engineer

The public diplomacy section at Embassy Paramaribo hosted NASA Engineer Z. Nagin Cox as part of a Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Speaker’s Program, Aug. 8-12. This event supported the section’s programming on...

Embassy Prague mailroom clerk honored for 50 years of service

Embassy Prague honored locally employed staff member Miroslav Bartunek (left) with a Certificate of Appreciation for 50 years of service presented by Ambassador Michael J. Dodman (right), chargé d’affaires to U.S. Embassy Prague, during...

Director General welcomes combined Foreign Service class

Director General of the Foreign Service Marcia Bernicat (right) leads the combined 166/212 Foreign Service class through the oath of office during a ceremony at the Harry S Truman Building in Washington, Sept. 11....

Flashback: October 1966

The October 1966 issue highlighted the burgeoning role of computers in foreign affairs statistical analysis. The feature article examined the Department of State’s potential adoption of then-cutting edge hardware into its workflow, encouraging agencies...

2022 Federal Benefits Open Season

The Federal Benefits Open Season runs Nov. 14-Dec. 12, offering eligible employees an opportunity to enroll, change plans or plan options, change enrollment type, or cancel their enrollment for the following: Federal Employees Health...

Mission New Zealand connects with entrepreneurs

The U.S. Mission to New Zealand hosted a reception, Sept. 7, for more than 40 local entrepreneurs, creative sector founders, business advisors, startup founders, and venture capitalists—many with U.S. business ties or looking to...

Ambassador joins Filipino partners to celebrate relaunch of Baguio Museum

U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines MaryKay Carlson (center, right of artwork) attends the unveiling of Ernesto Dul-Yang’s wood carving, “The Surrender of General Tomoyuki Yamashita,” at the Baguio Museum during her first visit to...

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Making a Statement

The image is split down the middle with the "Making a Statement" logo in white on a blue background on the left, followed by the name Michael Cunningham. Cunningham smiles on the right.