Repatriation for the final time

Kelly at ‘Well, That Was Different’ talks about going home for the final time during tough political times.

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PCS season is here – tips on cat travel

I’m here for the cookies’ blog has some good tips on traveling with a cat and finer points on getting one to a consulate city in China.

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EFM’s are not a happy bunch these days

Another post about EFM employment, or lack thereof from Diplopundit.

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What do diplomats even do?

A really great post, straight from the heart of a consular officer. At Is It Better Than a Brownie?

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Pros and Cons for Warsaw

Some great pros and cons from Well That Was Different in Warsaw.

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A hot topic – EFM employment

This is an issue that doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. From ABCD Adventure in Kinshasa.

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EFMs should be worried

Well this is something, from Diplopundit. Next, EFMs will be back on their officers’ EER.

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China, what’s not to like?

More pros than cons, from a TDY in China. At Culture Shock.

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An EFM project

Dina  writes about her recent ART SHOW in Ukraine! EFM’s do sometimes figure out big and interesting things to do!

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Another fantastic foreign service vacay

Greg took the kids to the Red Sea aboard a research boat – looking for whale sharks – how cool is that?!

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