Whether it’s standing up an emergency medicine program in Mozambique or developing a love for reading in the children of Mexico, the men and women who travel alongside their spouses in the Foreign Service often find themselves serving in pivotal roles overseas.
President Donald Trump, and other officials, visit Paris to commemorate the 100 years that have passed since the end of World War I.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has chosen career ambassador Daniel Smith as the new director of the Foreign Service Institute, the State Department’s premier training bureau.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo overturned the agency’s hiring freeze less than a month into his tenure, and has brought hundreds of career employees on board, but he still faces an uphill battle staffing up an agency the Trump administration seeks to shrink.
The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the president of the Nation Border Patrol Council tells the LA Times deploying the National Guard to the U.S. southern border has been a waste of time this go around.
Less than a month into his new role, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is walking back concerns that the Trump administration would once again seek to cut the agency’s budget by nearly 30 percent.
The State Department says a U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure
Gina Haspel becomes the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has lifted the unpopular hiring freeze that had been in place at the State Department for more than a year