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The Office of the Chief of Protocol is organized into five divisions. You can learn more about these divisions by visiting the links below or reading about specific duties.











Blair House

Photo of Blair House, the Presidents guesthouse in Washington, DC. State Dept photo.



Date: 03/01/2010 Location: Washington, DC Description: Picture of a Ceremonial dinner. - State Dept Image



Diplomatic Affairs


Publication cover: United States Department of State Diplomatic List.





 Date: 11/16/2010 Location: Washington, DC Description: Office of the Chief of Protocol logo. - State Dept Image




Date: 09/25/2009 Description: President Barack Obama and other leaders gather for the official G-20 group photo during the Pittsburgh Summit at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. © Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton



Foreign Consular

Foreign Affairs Consular Book



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