Ambassador tours new police facilities in Armenia

Ambassador Lynne M. Tracy (far right) toured police facilities in the northern city of Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, which will soon house new patrol police officers as well as a regional...

Embassy Asunción highlights closing of successful program

Embassy Asunción celebrated the success of the Paraguay Okakuaa (meaning “grows” in the Guarani language) program in an event attended by Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Johanna Villalobos, the Paraguayan minister of labor, and...

U.S. Mission to NATO plays vital coordination role in joint military exercises

U.S. Army soldiers assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment “Iron Rangers,” 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, call in a medical evacuation during a situational training exercise in Cincu,...

CMP guides first steps towards the return to the workplace

Acting Under Secretary for Management Carol Perez announced the launch of the COVID-19 Mitigation Process (CMP), Sept. 28. The CMP replaces Diplomacy Strong as the Department of State’s framework for upholding model safety principles...

OSAC hosts annual flagship event virtually

The Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) helps ensure the safety of U.S. interests overseas through threat alerts, analysis, and peer networking groups. This year, OSAC will host its hallmark annual briefing online, Nov. 16–18....

DSS agents train with NYPD in New York

The Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) protective detail assigned to the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, partners with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) to conduct monthly training for New York field office...

Video highlighting U.S. donation to Algeria goes viral

A video about the U.S.’ donation of a field hospital went viral, garnering 1.9 million views on Embassy Algiers’ social media accounts and 1.3 million views on other Facebook pages. The U.S. military donated...

Forbes Magazine ranks Department as a top employer in 2021

The Office of the Spokesperson announced, Aug. 24, that “Forbes Magazine” in partnership with Statista, has named the Department of State as one of America’s 2021 Best-In-State Employers for both Washington, D.C., and Virginia....

Embassy Bujumbura celebrates successful alum while inaugurating a preschool

In September, Ambassador Melanie Harris Higgins inaugurated a community preschool in Butanuka, Bubanza. In her remarks, Higgins emphasized that good, healthy eating habits start at home and emphasized how Dreaming for Change—a nonprofit founded...

Department highlights employees for Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15–Oct. 15, the Department of State recognized the contributions and important presence of Hispanic and Latin Americans within the workforce by publishing biographies of Hispanic employees who...

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