What is Department of State?

  • (noun): The federal department in the UnitedStates that sets and maintains foreign policies.
    Example: "The Department of State was created in 1789"
    Synonyms: State Department, State, DoS

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Michael A. Sheehan - Department of State
... with the rank and status of Ambassador-at-Large at the United States Department of State and was confirmed by the United States Senate for this position in 1999 ... Following an assignment as Assistant-Secretary-General at the United Nations in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (2001 to 2003), Sheehan served as Deputy Commissioner of Counter Terrorism for the ...
List Of Military Officers Who Have Led Divisions Of A Civil Service - United States - Department of State
... GOA George Marshall, Secretary of State, 1947–1949 GEN Colin Powell, US Army (Ret) Secretary of State, 2001–2005 ...

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