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A Security Engineering Officer Testing a X-Ray Machine

July 25, 2005


A security officier manning a x-ray machine

June 30, 2005
A State Department Facility

To protect U.S. embassies, consulates, and other diplomatic missions against bombings, Diplomatic Security security engineering officers are posted worldwide to develop and maintain state-of-the-art systems that keep intruders out while protecting Department of State employees. Here, a security engineering officer tests an x-ray machine used to scan items entering diplomatic missions.

Photo credit: U.S. Department of State
Released July 25, 2005


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