Secretary of State John Kerry Dedicates Memorial Wall

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will dedicate a memorial honoring personnel who have died while participating in overseas criminal justice and counternarcotics assistance programs on behalf of the United States during a ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, at the U.S. Department of State.

The memorial, on a wall in the State Department’s main 21st Street lobby, bears the names of 87 personnel who died between 1989 and 2013.

The memorial was unveiled last year by William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

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