Public Service Recognition Week
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Marines Praise Versatile Light Armored Vehicle


Military Bug Chasers Help Track Down West Nile Virus

Not Sexy, but Vital, Army Shows off Composite Armor

Civilian Control


Civilians Deploy

Scholarships


USO Honors Heroes

USO Supports Troops

60th Anniversary
Spotlights Troops


Employers Earn Recognition


NAACP Bestows Awards

Public Service Recognition Award Profiles

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American Forces Press Service

Marines Praise Versatile Light Armored Vehicle
Washington
May 10, 2001 — The Marines want people to know about their unusual light armored vehicle that performed distinguished service during the Gulf War.
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Military Bug Chasers Help Track Down West Nile Virus
Fort Detrick Md.
May 10, 2001 — A small team of scientists on this sleepy base north of Washington played a crucial role in tracking down one of the more visible public health threats to hit North America in the past decade. And they're still working to make it easier for public health departments to fight the disease.
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Not Sexy, but Vital, Army Shows off Composite Armor
Washington
May 10, 2001 — It's not sexy building composite armor for the military. It's not the stuff of screaming front-page headlines. But the work is crucial to thousands of American service members whose lives, literally, could depend on the results.
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Why Civilian Control of the Military?
Washington
May 2 , 2001 — Civilian control of the military is so ingrained in America that we hardly give it a second thought. Most Americans don't realize how special this relationship is and how it has contributed to the country.
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DoD Civilians Deploy to Support Warfighters
Washington

May 2, 2001 — Turn on CNN when U.S. troops deploy to some hotspot and you'll see soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines getting off aircraft or coming across the beach.
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Scholarships Offered For Public Service-Minded Students
Washington
Feb. 12, 2001 — Students considering a career in local, state or federal government could earn up to $1,000 for college through the Public Service Scholarship Program.
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Military Heroes at 60th Anniversay Gala
USO Honors Military Heroes
Washington
Feb. 6, 2001 — The United Service Organizations honored six military heroes at its 60th anniversary gala here Feb. 4. "These are true American heroes, the best our nation has," USO President John Tilelli told the audience of about 800. "They ask so little and give so much to simply serve America — to serve us."
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USO Supports Troops, America Supports USO
Washington

Feb. 6, 2001 — USO support for America's troops depends on public support, according to John H. Tilelli Jr., United Service Organizations president.
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60th Anniversay Gala Spotlights Troops
USO 60th Anniversary Spotlights Troops
Washington
Feb. 6, 2001 — The night was dedicated to the United Service Organizations, but the true stars of the evening were America's men and women in uniform.
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Employers Earn National Recognition for Support of National Guard and Reserve
Washington

Nov. 2, 2000 — Employers of National Guard and Reserve members received the Defense Department's highest employer support award, the National Employer Support Freedom Award, today during a ceremony conducted by senior Department of Defense leaders.
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profiles page

Public Service Recognition Award Profiles
that feature military people such as Army Maj. Gen. Robert L. Nabors and Navy Dr. (Cmdr.) Linda A. Murakata.
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Army Maj. Gen. Robert L. Nabors
NAACP Bestows Awards on DoD, Coast Guard Personnel
Washington
July 25, 2000 — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People presented top service awards to eight uniformed members and two civilians recently at its 25th annual Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Awards dinner in Baltimore.
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The White House
Photo-Envirnmental Youth Award Winners With President Bush
Environmental Youth Award Winners
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. It's my honor to be here. First, Christie Todd, you're doing a great job. I knew I was going to pick — I knew she was going to do a great job when I picked her. I didn't realize how good. And she really is — I'm proud to have her on my team.
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Gen. Shelton shakes hand of  Petty Officer 1st class Tuliau at USO Gala
Army Gen. Henry Shelton, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, congratulates U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st class Kenneth Tuliau on being named USO Sailor of the Year at the USO 60th Anniversary Gala Feb. 4, 2001.
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AFRTS-TV Reports

Public Service Week recognizes the sacrifices of public servants

Giving Back: Public Service Week Recognizes the Sacrifices of Military and Public Servants

Americorps

President Bush Enlists Corporation for National Service in Faith-Based and Community Initiative
(Washington, D.C.) — President Bush this week unveiled a major effort to renew communities and meet social needs by tapping faith-based and nonprofit organizations, giving an important role to the Corporation for National Service and its large network of service and volunteer programs.
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National Institute of Standards and Technology
President Bush, Commerce Secretary Evans and Transportation Secretary Mineta Recognize Excellence in Business Performance at 2000 Baldrige Award Ceremony
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Photos from 2000 Baldrige Award Ceremony
In a ceremony on April 6, 2001, President George W. Bush and Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta presented the 2000 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award to four companies. (Mineta, a former Commerce Department Secretary, stood in for Commerce Secretary Donald L. Evans who was traveling from trade meetings in Latin America.)

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William H. Taft's Boyhood Home
Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans
This lesson can be used with units on early 20th-century presidents. It will help students understand the role that education, family values, and respect for civic duty played in forming the leadership skills of the Taft family.
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Educational Resources Information Center
Public Service in Higher Education: Practices and Priorities
Service has long been a distinctive part of higher education in the United States.
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American Society for Public Administration
American Society for Public Administration
With a diverse membership composed of over 10,000 scholars, practitioners, teachers and students, ASPA is the largest and most prominent professional association in the field of public administration.

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Public Employees Roundtable
Public Employees Roundtable
The National celebration of Public Service Recognition Week will occur on May 10-13, 2001. For four days, over 100 government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies will exhibit and celebrate the innovation and quality of work performed by public employees.
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Public Service Excellence Award Winners
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Search for Public Service Recognition Week events in your state!
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Army CPOL Permiss
The National Public Service Award is sponsored by the American Society for Public Administration and the National Academy of Public Administration.
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Lakenheath NCO Earns Air Force Exceptional Innovator of the Year Award
03/26/01 - Randolph Air Force Base, Texas (AFPN) — An NCO assigned to Royal Air Force Lakenheath, U.K., was recently selected as the Air Force Exceptional Innovator of the Year for an Innovative Development through Employee Awareness...
Air Force active duty, Reservists, Guardsmen, civilian employees, and contractors, as individuals or groups, are eligible for the award.
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Air Forcre in Europe
Ramstein airman gets 2001 USO 'Spirit of Hope' nomination
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U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Coast Guard
For over 60 years, tens-of-thousands of men and women of the Coast Guard Auxiliary have spent millions of volunteer hours helping the Coast Guard carry out its missions. Auxiliarists are probably best known for educating the public through their boating safety classes and Vessel Safety Checks. Yet, they do much more and have been doing even more since the passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1996.
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National Science Board
The National Science Board (NSB)
established the Public Service Award in November 1996. The annual award recognizes people and organizations who have increased the public understanding of science
and engineering.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Healthy communities depend on volunteers - like you!
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National Park Service

Volunteers-In-Parks
Volunteering is an American tradition that over the years has made an immeasurable contribution to communities, organizations and individuals throughout the country. A recent poll found that over one-third of the American public has been or is now a volunteer.
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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Volunteer Spend Time With Us
It's one of our goals that "citizens and guests have the opportunity to understand and participate in the conservation and uses of fish and wildlife resources.”
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