60 Years of the State Department Operations Center, On the Front Lines of History, 5/26/21, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET

Join the National Museum of American Diplomacy for a discussion about the State Department’s 24/7 crisis communication hub, the Operations Center, and explore its important role in protecting American interests over the past 60 years. Hear first-hand stories from diplomats who work on “the watch” and crisis management team and learn how they assist in communicating critical messages from around the world to American leaders.

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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