U.S. and Georgia Bolster Defense Cooperation

STUTTGART, Germany – Brig. Gen. Edward Vaughan, EUCOM’s Deputy Director for Partnering, Security Cooperation, and Space Capabilities, met with Georgian counterparts today in Tbilisi, Georgia to cap off the Georgia Defense Readiness Program (GDRP) and begin the transition to the Georgia Defense and Deterrence Enhancement Initiative (GDDEI). GDRP, the first U.S. security cooperation effort to focus specifically on Georgia’s ... Read More»

What Memorial Day means to Americans

What Memorial Day means to Americans   Memorial Day honors America’s military men and women who lost their lives in service to their country. The holiday is observed on the last Monday of May, a time of year when weather is turning warmer and schools and universities are adjourning for summer break. To Americans, Memorial ... Read More»

President’s Day 2021

Presidents memorialized By  Mark Trainer Americans honor their presidents in many ways, but few presidential monuments are as big as Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota (see above). The monument depicts four presidents for their roles in the country’s history: (from left) George Washington for the country’s birth, Thomas Jefferson for helping the young ... Read More»

Meet America’s new secretary of state: Antony Blinken

By Leigh Hartman For Antony Blinken, America’s new top diplomat, returning to the U.S. Department of State brings the opportunity to continue both professional and family traditions. Blinken, whom the U.S. Senate confirmed as secretary of state January 26, will lead the State Department, where he served during the Clinton and Obama administrations. His career in public ... Read More»

Ambassador Kelly meets with FLEX exchange program alumni

Ambassador Kelly welcomed 80 Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program alumni who spent the past year at high schools across the U.S. and living with American families. The FLEX program, implemented in Georgia by American Councils, sent more than 1,000 Georgian high school students to the United States over the past 23 years. FLEX alumni have ... Read More»
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