Brown-bag lecture focuses on State Department, Foreign Service

The fifth presentation of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for CGSC academic year 2022 was conducted Feb, 23, in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.

Terry D. Mobley, Diplomacy Chair, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, leads the discussion about the U.S. Department of State and Foreign Service Officers during the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture on Feb, 23, 2022, in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.

Terry D. Mobley, Diplomacy Chair, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, leads the discussion about the U.S. Department of State and Foreign Service Officers during the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture on Feb, 23, 2022, in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.

Terry D. Mobley, Diplomacy Chair, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, led a discussion about the U.S. Department of State. He also discussed the career path of a Foreign Service Officer and their various duties and duty stations.

Mobley is a career Foreign Service Officer and has served with the U.S. Department of State for 20 years. He has served in China, Indonesia, Laos, Taiwan, Washington, D.C., and at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. His assignments have ranged from consular, management, political, and law enforcement development to counterterrorism and have included duty as the acting director of the Office of Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation and as the Consular Section Chief in Wuhan, China. He assumed the duties of the Diplomacy Chair at CGSC in 2021.

The InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series is co-hosted by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff School (CGSS) and the CGSC Foundation’s Arthur D. Simons Center for the Study of Ethical Leadership and Interagency Cooperation. The series is an extracurricular, interagency topic-focused series that is intended to help enrich the CGSOC curriculum. Unless otherwise announced, the presentations are scheduled each month from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Arnold Conference Room of the Lewis and Clark Center on Fort Leavenworth.

The CGSC Foundation has received support for all brown-bag lectures in academic year 2022 from First Command Financial Services in Leavenworth, Kansas.

The next lecture is the series is set for March 22, 2022, with a presentation on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Click here for the full schedule.

For more photos, see the CGSC Foundation Flickr album

To view the entire lecture click the video below.


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