Michael Ewing

At first glance, Mark Green's office looks like one you might see anywhere in Wisconsin. There's a collection of baseball caps in Packer green and gold, as well as Badger red and Brewers blue. Pencil erasers and coasters made of yellow cheesehead foam sit on his desk. But if you look out the window in January, you'll see tall palm trees and lush green grass. That's because Green is the U.S. ambassador to Tanzania, an East African nation near the equator. more