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Cover
1

Contents
5

Focus on Civ-Mil Relations
19

Working with the U.S. Military: 10 Things the Foreign Service Needs to Know
19

The Dust of Kandahar
25

The Value of Military Training for Diplomats: A Personal Story
32

Executive Order 13518: Veterans Employment Initiative
37

Features
39

A Closer Look at Advancing World Food Security
39

World’s Fairs Today: A Visit to Milan, Lessons for Dubai
44

AFSA News
49

High School Essay Winner in D.C.
49

VP Voice State – Know (and Invoke) Your Rights
50

VP Voice FAS – Esprit de Corps
51

AFSA Governing Board Decisions
51

VP Voice USAID – Foreign Service Limited Appointments
52

AFSPA’s New Location
53

AFSA On the Hill
54

Reforming State’s Performance Management System
55

OPM Data Breach
55

AFSA and Smithsonian Partner
56

Changing of the Guard at Tales
56

Book Notes: Consular History
57

2015-2016 Scholarship Aid
58

New Scholarship Established
58

2015 George F. Kennan Award
59

Family Member Matters: Transfer Trauma
60

Call for Nominations: AFSA Dissent Awards
61

We Want to Hear from You
62

Annual FS Youth Awards
62

TLG Intern Catches the FS Itch
63

Columns
7

President's Views: Setting Our Course
7

Letter from the Editor: Working with the Military
8

Speaking Out: Seeking Parity Between the Civil and Foreign Services
16

Reflections: Positive Energy in a Worldwide Outage
73

Departments
9

Letters
9

Talking Points
12

Books
64

Local Lens
74

Marketplace
66

Classifieds
66

Real Estate
69

Index to Advertisers
72