The Foreign Service Journal - October 2017

60 OCTOBER 2017 | THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL AFSA NEWS FSJ Wins Two Silvers at AMP The Foreign Service Journal won two awards in this year’s Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards competition. The awards, which recognize excellence and leadership in nonprofit association media, publishing, marketing and com- munications, are conferred each year during the AMP annual meeting. At a gala event on June 26, FSJ Editor-in-Chief Shawn Dorman, Art Director Caryn Suko Smith and Publications Manager Jennifer (Jay) Mason accepted the silver award in the “Magazines: Single Topic Issue” category for the Decem- ber 2016 edition of The Journal , “The New Russia at 25.” The Journal also received a silver award in the “Journals: General Excellence” category. n Dog Days and Cat’s Cradles Traveling around the world with a pet can be an exhaust- ing, but ultimately rewarding experience.We know that our members love the dogs, cats and even more unusual pets they take with them to every clime and place, and we invite readers to submit photos of their animals at post. When submitting your high-resolution images, please include your name, the name of your animal, where the photo was taken and the ori- gin of your pet (we know there are a lot of rescue animals out there!). Send your images to, subject line: Pets. The best photos will be published in a future issue of the Journal . n Editor-in-Chief Shawn Dorman (far left) with FSJ creative and editorial team members (left to right), Jay Mason, Caryn Smith, Dmitry Filipoff and Susan Maitra at the Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards Gala, with two silver awards won by the Foreign Service Journal. CARYNSMITH CC0CREATIVECOMMONSVIAPIXABAY.COM