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Thomas Hart Armbruster

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U.S. Ambassador to Marshall Islands
Term of Appointment: 08/16/2012 to present

Thomas Hart Armbruster, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, currently serves as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

Prior to this assignment, he served as a Diplomat-in-Residence at City College in New York. Previously, from 2007 to 2010, he was the Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Vladivostok, Russia. From 2004 to 2006, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Other overseas assignments include: Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico (2000-2003); Political Affairs Officer (1999-2000) and Nuclear Affairs Officer (1997-1999) at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia; and Vice Consul at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba (1991-1993).

Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he was a reporter for the CBS affiliate KGMB-TV in Hawaii. Mr. Armbruster holds a B.A. from McDaniel College, an M.A. from St. Mary’s University, and an M.S. from the Naval War College.


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