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Mission and Values

FY 2005 Performance Summary (The Plan)
Bureau of Resource Management
February 2004

Mission and Values



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Create a more secure, democratic, and prosperous world for the
benefit of the American people and the international community.


Loyalty: Commitment to the United States and the American people.

Character: Maintenance of high ethical standards and integrity.

Service: Excellence in the formulation of policy and management
practices with room for creative dissent. Implementation of
policy and management practices, regardless of personal views.

Accountability: Responsibility for achieving United States foreign
policy goals while meeting the highest performance standards.

Community: Dedication to teamwork, professionalism, and the
customer perspective.

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