The Foreign Service Journal, June 2003

ntroducing George Shultz at the May 2002 cere- mony renaming the National Foreign Affairs Training Center as the George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center, Secretary of State Colin Powell observed that, “His is a name that the American people connect with selfless public service and solid integrity, a name that is synonymous with American statesmanship, a name that people all over the world recognize and which they associate with principled international engagement.” Powell went on to note that, “George Shultz is a student of history, and he has made quite a bit of it himself. We have always known George to be a man keenly focused on the future, especially on preparing the rising generation for ser- vice to the country. … It is not we who honor George Shultz by naming this center after him; rather, it is George Shultz who honors us and all who will pass through these halls by J U N E 2 0 0 3 / F O R E I G N S E R V I C E J O U R N A L 47 Steven Alan Honley is the editor of the Journal . B Y S TEVEN A LAN H ONLEY A L IFE OF P UBLIC S ERVICE : G EORGE P. S HULTZ G EORGE P. S HULTZ SERVED AS S ECRETARY OF S TATE FROM 1982 TO 1989, HIS FOURTH JOB OF C ABINET RANK . T HIS MONTH AFSA IS HONORING HIM FOR HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO A MERICAN DIPLOMACY AND A LIFETIME OF PUBLIC SERVICE . I Ben Fishman