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AFSA NEWS

CALENDAR

THE OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE AMERICAN FOREIGN SERVICE ASSOCIATION

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL

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JUNE 2016

51

June 1

12-1:30 p.m.

AFSA Governing

Board Meeting

June 2

2-3:30 p.m.

Discussion: “No Military

Solution: Science

Diplomacy, Globalization

and the New Threat Set”

with former Canadian FSO

Daryl Copeland

June 5-10

AFSA Road Scholar

Program: “U.S. Foreign

Policy for the 21st Century”

Chautauqua, N.Y.

June 6

12-2 p.m.

AFSA/Public Diplomacy

Council: “The British

Council as a Model”

June 23

4-6 p.m.

AFSA Awards Ceremony

July 4

Independence Day:

AFSA Offices Closed

July 6

12-1:30 p.m.

AFSA Governing

Board Meeting

August 2

AFSA/Smithsonian

Associates “Inside the

World of U.S. Diplomacy”

August 3

12-1:30 p.m.

AFSA Governing

Board Meeting

August 31

10th Annual Adair Lecture

American University

September 5

Labor Day:

AFSA Offices Closed

AFSA/SHAWNDORMAN

Secretary of State John Kerry and AFSA President Ambassador Barbara Stephenson preside over the memorial

ceremony on Foreign Service Day. Steven L. Farley’s name was added to the marble plaques in the department’s

C Street lobby. A wreath was laid to honor Farley and all Foreign Service members who are memorialized on the

plaques.

AFSAMemorial Plaque Ceremony

Honors Fallen Colleagues

On May 6, the American For-

eign Service Association held

its annual memorial plaque

ceremony to honor fallen

colleagues. Secretary of State

John F. Kerry and AFSA Presi-

dent Ambassador Barbara

Stephenson presided.

The memorial plaques,

located in the Department of

State’s C Street lobby, date

back to 1933, and the memo-

rial ceremony has become

an integral part of Foreign

Service Day activities.

This year, Steven L.

Farley’s name was inscribed

on the memorial wall, joining

those of 247 other individuals

who have been recognized for

making the ultimate sacrifice

for their country.

Mr. Farley was killed in Iraq

on June 24, 2008, when an

improvised explosive device

detonated just prior to a

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