Foreign Service

State Department officer fights his way back from disease that left him permanently disabled

Collin Walsh was fully abled until one day, he wasn’t. After a difficult two-year process of reinvention, he’s now on his way to becoming a commissioned…

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We check with a new State Department bureau that’s only been open eight weeks

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

State Dept. IG raises ‘favoritism’ concerns within Foreign Service promotion boards

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USAID’s first DEI director starting with demographic data for recruits, promotions

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How one big State Department bureau is updating its approach to cybersecurity

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

An inside look at the State Department during a war in Europe

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‘Model diplomats’: State Dept. honors Foreign Service families’ volunteer work overseas

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DoD looking into what happens if the most important briefcase in the world goes missing

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department Inspector General is undergoing an evaluation to find out how the Pentagon would respond if the “nuclear…

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State Department seeks largest hiring surge in a decade under Biden budget

The State Department would add 500 new Foreign and Civil Service positions to its ranks, if it gets the outlined $58.5 billion budget.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

‘Every day is different’ — State Dept. IT fellows get unique start to Foreign Service careers

The State Department’s Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship is focused on supplying in-demand tech talent to the Foreign Service and diversifying its ranks.

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