Under Secretary for Management hosts town hall

Newly appointed Under Secretary of State for Management (M) Brian J. Bulatao hosted his first town hall in the Dean Acheson Auditorium in Washington, Aug. 8. Bulatao discussed his guiding principles, leadership expectations and...
Consulate General Quebec City staff members gather in front of the consulate building on a beautiful fall afternoon in Vieux Quebec. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco

Québec City

Above: Consulate General Québec City staff members gather in front of the consulate building on a beautiful fall afternoon in Vieux Québec. Photo by Isaac D. Pacheco By Isaac D. Pacheco In 1834, more than three...
Ambassador Thomas Hushek along with members of the regional security office at Embassy Juba and members from contract company Triple Canopy, present an award to Worldwide Protective Services Shift Leader Shawn Meyers (front row, second from right) for his well-planned and executed mission to Boma-Bandingilo National Park in June. Photo courtesy of Embassy Juba

DSS provides support for challenging missions in South Sudan

By James Miller Throughout the past year, the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) regional security office at Embassy Juba has provided security support for more than 40 flyaway missions in South Sudan. These missions enable...

U.S. responds to food insecurity in Zimbabwe

Embassy Zimbabwe and USAID are providing food assistance to an estimated 360,880 rural Zimbabweans in response to the critical food security situation during the upcoming lean season, between October 2019 and March 2020, in...

Built Together

Above: Artist’s rendering of the new chancery building. Image courtesy of the Bureau of Overseas Building Operations By Rob Force This year marks the 70th anniversary of bilateral relations between the United States and Indonesia and...
Personnel assigned to the Diplomatic Security Service joint operations center at Embassy Paris monitor potential threats and security concerns as they watch the U.S. women’s national soccer team match against Chile at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, June 16. State Department photo

DS helps safeguard Women’s World Cup

By Angela French While the United States was cheering on its national soccer team, the Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) special agents and analysts worked behind the scenes to provide security support at...
Appointments

Appointments | September 2019

Lynda Blanchard - U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia Lynda “Lindy” Blanchard of Alabama is the new U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia. Blanchard was previously a senior advisor at B & M...

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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 Pablo Paganini. Paganini smiles on the right.