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 combat veteran and recipient of the Silver Star, the nation’s third highest award for valor in combat—served as guest speaker. More than 70 attendees joined the virtual event, engaging and sharing resources, opportunities, and programs to support veterans’ careers across the Department. The recorded event can be viewed here.
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