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I'm interested in working for the State Department as a technical specialist. I've always found politics interesting, and I love traveling and experiencing other cultures. The one drawback I see is the moving every 2-4 years. I'm a military brat, and so am used to it, but that doesn't mean I like it. Do the pros of working for State Department outweigh the one major con I see? Also, someone told me that employees of State Department always travel first class and such. That would be cool, but I don't need it. I was just wondering if there's any truth to the rumour, or is it an urban legend? Military brat - The child or dependant of someone who works for the military. My dad's in the Air Force, so I've been moving all my life.

Asked By: Kat - 7/4/2007
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Foreign Service Officers get to travel business class if the total travel time is more than 14 hours. Otherwise we fly in economy with everybody else unless we are willing to pay the difference personally... More
Answered By: dognhorsemom - 7/5/2007
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just what is a miltary brat
Answered By: johncondo2001 - 7/4/2007
 
It could be
Answered By: Lorne - 7/4/2007
 
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