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The U.S. Department of State is the lead institution for the conduct of American diplomacy and the Secretary of State is the President’s principal foreign policy advisor. The Foreign Service is a corps of more than 12,000 employees dedicated to representing America abroad and responding to the needs of American citizens living and traveling around the world. The Department’s Civil Service, totaling more than 9,000 employees, provides continuity and expertise in accomplishing all aspects of the Department’s mission. There are also more than 37,000 Foreign Service NationalStaff at overseas posts.