Diplomatic Couriers

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A Diplomatic Courier is an official of the U.S. Government who is properly trained and credentialed by the U.S. Secretary of State to accompany classified materials across international borders.

The Diplomatic Security Service has approximately 100 Diplomatic Couriers who provide secure and swift delivery of classified and sensitive materials between U.S. diplomatic missions and the U.S. Department of State.

Diplomatic Couriers - History
Historical Timeline of U.S. Diplomatic Couriers