Welcome to our unaccompanied tours (UT) blog, Foggy Bottom Rambles! We can share information, programs, and resources quickly with you and since blogs are a two way street, we (and the other readers) can hear from you. What's in a name you say? This blog reflects how we (back here in DC, Foggy Bottom area) provide information (rambles) to you. Find websites and information, upcoming webinars, programs and events. FLO does not endorse organizations or companies linked-to in this blog, the views they express, or the products/services they offer. Let us know what you think: contribute to the blog or email us at FLOAskUT@state.gov.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

FLO Website Feature: Foreign Service Life

FLO can provide guidance and assistance to employees and families navigating the challenges and opportunities of the Foreign Service lifestyle. Its Foreign Service Life webpage provides information on a variety of topics including eldercare, divorce, adding a family member to your orders, members of household, foreign-born spouses, long-distance relationships, and more. Email FLOAskSupportServices@state.gov with questions.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Have You Liked FLO on Facebook? 

Stay up to date with Family Liaison Office (FLO) news in the areas of family member employment, education and youth, crisis management, Foreign Service life, unaccompanied tour support, and more. Like us on Facebook and turn on notifications at FB.me/Family Liaison Office.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Introducing FLO Global Podcasts

Welcome to FLO Global Podcastsan audio series that is part of the Family Liaison Office’s advocacy, programs, and services to its clients: U.S. government employees and their families from all agencies who will serve or are serving in our embassies and
consulates overseas. Tune in regularly for new insights and
resources from FLO and its partners. Email questions to FLOGlobalPodcasts@state.gov

Basics of Pre-Deployment Planning and Reintegration (2018)
Listen to two Foreign Service couples discuss the pre-deployment phase and the reintegration process after their unaccompanied tours (with useful tips for couples who are considering an unaccompanied tour).

Go to FLO Global Podcasts  and stay tuned for more podcasts on a variety of Foreign Service life topics. Questions? Email FLOGlobalPodcasts@state.gov