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Secretary Blinken Tours the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center

Secretary of State Antony Blinken, joined by spouse Evan Ryan, participates in a tour of the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC) in Blackstone, Virginia, on August 11, 2023. [State Department photo by Chuck Kennedy/ Public Domain]

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