Newly published OBO Access Guide offers building accessibility guidelines

The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) published the OBO Access Guide on the Whole Building Design Guide portal, Aug. 5. Developed by OBO’s Office of Design and Engineering in their Architecture Division, the...
No stranger to the Arctic and security issues, U.S. Coordinator for the Arctic Region Jim DeHart served as charge d’ affaires at Embassy Oslo. Here he delivers welcoming remarks during a shipboard reception held aboard the destroyer USS Oscar Austin in Oslo, October 2017. Oscar Austin was on a routine deployment supporting U.S. national security interests in Europe. Photo by U.S. Navy MC2 Ryan Utah Kledzik

Department announces new office focused on Arctic Region

By Hillary LeBail The Department of State formally announced that James DeHart would assume the new role of U.S. Coordinator for the Arctic Region, July 29. The announcement comes at a time when the United...
From left: U.S. Navy Reserve Lt. Glenda Palomino-Nuflo stands with U.S. Air Force Capt. Alyssa Armstrong after presenting Armstrong with masks for the Al-Udeid Air Force Base in Doha, Qatar. Photo by Ozzie Hernandez

Embassy community in Qatar produces masks for service members

By Dot Dannenberg and Glenda Palomino-Nuflo
Hunter Treseder (top left), Daniel Stoian (top right), and Jack Anderson (bottom right), who serve as the Bureau of Legislative Affairs’ points of contact for the Bureau’s Summer 2020 Virtual Student Federal Service, lead a WebEx discussion with their eInterns, July 14. Photo courtesy of Hunter Treseder

Virtual internships surge amid pandemic

By Nora Dempsey and Megan L. Kuhn

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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 Kasirat "Bo" Villa. Villa smiles on the right.