State Magazine is published monthly, except bimonthly in July and August, by the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. State Magazine is published to facilitate communication between management and employees at home and abroad and to acquaint employees with developments that may affect operations or personnel. The magazine is also available to persons interested in working for the Department of State and to the general public.

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