The Foreign Service Journal, September 2011

C OVER S TORY 16 F O R E I G N S E R V I C E J O U R N A L / S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 1 his month marks the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath. AFSA as an organization is commemorating that solemn anniversary in a variety of ways, with a focus on the sacrifice and service of Foreign Service employees and family members in all foreign affairs agencies. As part of that observance, we used our AFSAnet listserv to invite AFSA members and their families to share their thoughts on how the Foreign Service has evolved over the past decade, posing the following questions as a starting point: T HE F OREIGN S ERVICE A D ECADE AFTER 9/11 AFSA MEMBERS REFLECT ON CHANGES IN THE F OREIGN S ERVICE SINCE , AND BECAUSE OF , THE TERRIBLE EVENTS OF S EPT . 11, 2001. B Y S TEVEN A LAN H ONLEY Ben Fishman T