Beautiful Young U.S. State Dept Employee Killed In Afghanistan

April 8, 2013

A Chicago woman, Anne Smedinghoff, volunteering for The U.S. State Department was killed in a terror attack in southern Afghanistan, she was 25.Afghanistan Diplomat Killed.JPEG 079b6 Beautiful Young U.S. State Dept Employee Killed In Afghanistan


Smedinghoff, was killed Saturday making her the first American to die on the job since last year’s attack in Benghazi, Libya.


Click Photos To Enter Gallery!

She joined the U.S. Foreign Service right out of college and volunteered for State Dept. missions. “It was a great adventure for her … She loved it,” said her father, Tom Smedinghoff, “She was tailor-made for this job.”

Smedinghoff was an up-and-coming employee of the State Department who garnered praise from the highest ranks. She was to finish her Afghanistan assignment as a press officer in July. Already fluent in Spanish, she was gearing up to learn Arabic, first for a year in the U.S. and then in Cairo, before a two-year assignment in Algeria. WP.

 
Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family at this difficult time.






Philip Seymour Hoffman: And To My KIDS I Leave NOTHING

Philip Seymour Hoffman: And To My KIDS I Leave NOTHING

Philip Seymour Hoffman bequeathed a total of ZERO to his son and two daughters, according to documents filed in Manhatta[View Post]


Philip Seymour Hoffman: And To My KIDS I Leave NOTHING

Philip Seymour Hoffman: And To My KIDS I Leave NOTHING

Philip Seymour Hoffman bequeathed a total of ZERO to his son and two daughters, according to documents filed in Manhattan's Surrogate Court. Hoffman had told his accountant that h... [View Post]

Where In The World Was Abigail Hernandez?

Where In The World Was Abigail Hernandez?

Abigail Hernandez returned home after vanishing for 9 months and now questions are mounting by folks and investigators who are wondering where exactly she was.. Hernandez disapp... [View Post]

REPORT: Beyonce Divorcing Jay Z AFTER 50 Shades Of Grey Soundtrack Drops

REPORT: Beyonce Divorcing Jay Z AFTER 50 Shades Of Grey Soundtrack Drops

Beyoncé is apparently plotting her exit from Ike, we mean Jay-Z, but in the name of commerce, the singer is waiting until after her 50 Shades of Grey soundtrack drops.. The coup... [View Post]

FORE! Tiger Woods CALLED OUT By ESPN Over Bad Tipping Habits

FORE! Tiger Woods CALLED OUT By ESPN Over Bad Tipping Habits

Soon-to-be-retired ESPN columnist Rick Reilly, while promoting his new Tiger Woods' book, "Tiger, Meet My Sister… And Other Things I Probably Shouldn’t Have Said," alluded to Conan... [View Post]

530 Fatties FACEBOOK Page Targeted Obese Residents In CA Area Code

530 Fatties FACEBOOK Page Targeted Obese Residents In CA Area Code

Click "Continue reading" to view video after the jump. ... [View Post]


Up Next:


Tagged , , , , , , ,