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Vincent M. Battle

Born: Aug 13, 2001

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Vincent M. Battle

Date of Birth : Aug 13, 2001
Birth Place : United States of America

Vincent Martin Battle was the United States ambassador to Lebanon from August 13, 2001 to August 16, 2004. The Teaneck, New Jersey native received his Bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and his Master's and Ph.D. from Columbia University. Ambassador Battle joined the Foreign Service in 1977. Prior to entering the Foreign Service, Ambassador Battle worked in Uganda for 10 years, as well as in Pakistan and Libya. After completing entry training, he began his career as a Consular Officer in Manama, Bahrain serving there from 1977 to 1979. He continued with the Bureau of Near East Affairs, serving as a Consular Officer in Damascus, Syria from 1980 to 1983 and as a Political Officer in Muscat, Oman from 1983 to 1985. He speaks Arabic. From 1985 to 1988, Ambassador Battle was head of the Immigrant Visa section in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. From 1987 to 1989, he had his first stint as a Career Development Assignments Officer for Consular Officers. In 1989, he returned to the Middle East as head of the Consular Section in Cairo from 1989 to 1991 and as Deputy Chief of Mission in Beirut, from 1991 to 1994.

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