Seeds of Diplomacy

Lt. Col. Robert C. Perry (center, blue shirt) and Defense Attaché Office Coordinator Meri Perisić (left) receive seeds and potato slips being prepared for distribution in Berane, Montenegro. Photo courtesy of Jelena Krivčević
Lt. Col. Robert C. Perry (center, blue shirt) and Defense Attaché Office Coordinator Meri Perisić (left) receive seeds and potato slips...

Rapid Adjustment

By Timothy Phares The onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic had an immediate impact on the Bureau of Overseas...

Tapping Potential

OBO Project Director Matt Roy, Project Manager Jamison Taylor, and EPAP FM Gillian Regal (top, left) host an All Hands Meeting to restart a project at Embassy Nairobi. Photo courtesy of OBO
OBO Project Director Matt Roy, Project Manager Jamison Taylor, and EPAP FM Gillian Regal (top, left) host an All Hands Meeting...

Making History

A delegation from the UAE arrives in Israel to participate in the signing ceremony of four agreements relating to investment, scientific cooperation, civil aviation, and visa exemptions as part of the Abraham Accords, Oct. 20. Photo by Matty Stern
By Kristin Stewart, Karin Ehlert, and Latoya Belle The Abraham Accords—the recent peace agreements between Israel and the United...

Unique Experiences

By Yolanda F. Williams and Peter Brown Every November, Veteran’s Day is a time...

Driving Success

The three high-speed driving tracks at the Diplomatic Security Service’s (DSS’) FASTC allow for DSS special agents to learn, practice, and apply defensive and counterterrorism driving maneuvers, Nov. 13, 2019. State Department photo
The three high-speed driving tracks at the Diplomatic Security Service’s (DSS’) FASTC allow for DSS special agents to learn, practice, and...

One Mission

Illustration by Elisabeth Schettle
By Chris Meade, Merlyn Schultz, Fany Colon de Hayes, and Clarece Polke  Videos courtesy of the Operations Center's Office of Crisis...

Email Service Management

By Trey Jammes and Robert Choy The introduction of email and instant messaging (IM) services brought welcome enhancements to...

Achieving Balance

A deserted West Lake Mall area and Pine Street in downtown Seattle during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, April 22. Photo by Michael J. Magee
A nearly deserted West Lake Mall area and Pine Street in downtown Seattle during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, April 22. Photo by...

Accessibility and Diplomacy

By Ron Tomasso, FAIA  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which celebrated its 30th anniversary in July, takes the...