Department task force monitors Russian invasion of Ukraine

Working in three, 8-hour shifts, seven days a week, employees from across the Department of State have been monitoring the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine as part of the Ukraine Task Force. From a...

Flashback: April 2011

State Magazine’s April 2011 cover showcased the beauty of the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, located near Belmopan, as a teaser for the issue's post of the month feature on the U.S. Embassy in Belize.  State...

Tour the Department’s Access Center

The Department of State’s Office of Accessibility and Accommodations (OAA) welcomes all Department employees to tour the Access Center—a multipurpose, multifunctional space for everyone committed to creating and supporting a more diverse, inclusive, and...

Secretary Blinken recognizes State Magazine milestone

On the occasion of State Magazine’s 75th Anniversary, I extend heartfelt congratulations to the publication’s editorial team, and sincere thanks for your ongoing coverage of the Department’s workforce on behalf of your State Department...

Assistant Secretary prepares local cuisine with world renowned chef

Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu (second from left) prepares plov—a rice dish—with world-renowned Uzbek chef Bahriddin Chustiy (far right) during his visit to Tashkent for the Strategic Partnership Dialogue,...

Newest ambassador to U.N. Agencies in Rome presents credentials

The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome Cindy Hensley McCain (left) presents her diplomatic credentials to the Director-General of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Dr. Qu Dongyu (right),...

Youth ambassadors meet with senior Department official at Expo 2020 Dubai

Senior Official for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Jennifer Hall Godfrey (right) met with USA Pavilion youth ambassadors last November at Expo 2020 Dubai, the first World’s Fair ever held in the Middle East,...

Mission Vietnam participates in excavation of missing persons

Mission Vietnam’s Defense Attaché Colonel Thomas Stevenson (left) and Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Chief Officer Holly Thomas (center) participate in excavation activities during the 145th Joint Field Activity, Nov. 28, 2021. This activity...

Pan-African STEM program entertains and educates African youth

In 2020, U.S. NGO Peripheral Vision International (PVI) launched the pan-African science, technology, engineering, and mathematics show, N*Gen, in response to school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show’s goal of inspiring young people...

Embassy Port of Spain brings football to at-risk youth for Diwali

The public affairs section at Embassy Port of Spain brought visiting Department of Homeland Security Investigations Special Agents Damón Foreman (center, black shirt) and Randal Hill (far center, white shirt) to teach the fundamentals...

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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, Jordan Hall. Hall smiles on the right.