Public Service Recognition Week
Last Updated
August 29, 2002
National Military Appreciation Month
NEWS ARTICLES

American Legion Honors
Five Service Members for Volunteer Service


Bush Pitches USA
Freedom Corps Network


DoD Assistive
Technology Program Wins
NAD Excellence Award


Defense Honors Private
Citizens for Pentagon Heroism


Altus Airman Zooms to Top
Spot in Newman's Own
Award Program


DoD Agencies Lauded for Acquisition Innovation

Chain-whipping Robot's a
Mine-Blower in Afghanistan


Air Force Academy Falcon Mascot Fascinates Youngsters

'Students' Day' on National
Mall Fascinates Youth, Adults

People Just Want to
Say, 'Thanks'

Military Spouse Appreciation
Day and National Military Appreciation Month Message From the Chairman

Federal Work Force Is '
Weapon of Democracy,'
OPM Chief Says

Stryker is 'Way of the
Future,' Army NCOs Say

DoD Prepares for Public
Service Recognition Week,
May 9-12

Three federal programs
win public service
excellence awards

Military Installations
Lauded for Excellence

Environmental 'Think
Tank' Announced at DoD Awards Ceremony

Army Honors
Environmentalists,
Eustis Wins DoD Award

DoD Celebrates Public
Service Recognition Week

President Outlines Principles
for Public Service

Strengthening Opportunities
to Serve In America’s Communities

President Promotes Public Service through Freedom
Corps

Fostering a Culture of
Service, Citizenship and Responsibility

President Thanks Armey
for Public Service

Thanks for giving

AFRTS-TV REPORTS
SITES OF INTERESTS
Educational Resource
Information Center


U.S. Fish &
Wildlife Service


Growing Into Public
Service


Office of Personnel
Management


National Institute of
Standards and Technology


American Society for
Public Administration


America's Promise

America's Institute
for Public Serrvice



Young Americans' Call
To Public Service


Privacy & Security Policy

Disclaimer


DoD-National Military Appreciation Month
Armed Forces Day
Defend America
White House
Greetings from President Bush for Public Service Recognition Week
2002
Greetings from President Bush
Full Remarks

President Outlines Principles for Public Service

Klein Auditorium
Bridgeport, Connecticut
— The President: Thank you all very much. I appreciate so very much your warm welcome. I am delighted to be here in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Applause.) I want to spend some time with you today talking about the spirit of our country, the great American spirit which has been tested in recent times.
Full Remarks

Click here to hear audio

Click here to view video

TOP

President Promotes Public Service through Freedom Corps
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — The President: Thank you all very much. Well, Chris, thank you very much. And thank you all for coming.

Full Remarks
TOP

President Thanks Armey for Public Service
The country, the people of Texas, and the Congress have been well served by Congressman Dick Armey. As a fellow Texan, I know his effective leadership first hand.
Full Remarks

TOP

Thanks for giving
The President and Mrs. Bush
are thanking Americans for
giving and encouraging people
to continue to come together
through new public service
announcements (PSAs)
produced by the Ad Council.
Full Remarks

Click here to view video
TOP

U.S.Office of Personnel Management
Public Service
Recognition Week
May 6 - 12, 2002
Full Remarks

Memorandum for
Human Resources
Directors

Full Remarks

2001 Distinguished Executive Award
Winners

List of Winners
TOP

AFRTS Radio & TV Reports
AFRTS-TV Reports
 Community Assessment Tool helps commanders evaluate "State of Youth"
 DoD honors private citizens for Pentagon heroism 
  Recipients selected for 2002 "Newman's Own Awards" 
 Pentagon Honors Charity Work 
 Under Secretary of Defense Aldridge hands out Acquisition Awards
 USD for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics hands out Excellence
Awards
Military flexes its muscle for Public Service Recognition Week 
TOP
Secretary of Defense

DoD Announces Winners of The Commander In Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld today announced the winners of the 2002 Commander in Chief's Annual Award for Installation Excellence.
Full Remarks


Memorandum from the Secretary of Defense on Public Service Recognition Week — 2002 Greetings from President Bush
Full Remarks


Maintenance Awards
Thank you, Diane [Morales, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Material Readiness]. When
Secretary [of Defense Donald] Rumsfeld swore me in for my third tour of duty here in the Pentagon, he said, "We’re going to keep bringing you back until you get it right."
Full Remarks

TOP

Department of Defense Presents Environmental Awards
During a Pentagon ceremony held today, Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics) E. C. "Pete" Aldridge congratulated 10 winners of the Secretary of Defense Environmental Award for their efforts to protect the environment.
Full Remarks

TOP

Strengthening Opportunities to Serve In America’s Communities
During his State of the Union Address, President Bush
called on all Americans to give at least two years of their lives — the equivalent of 4,000 hours — to service to their neighborhoods, communities and Nation.
Full Remarks

TOP

Fostering a Culture of Service, Citizenship and Responsibility
President Bush announced that through the new USA Freedom Corps and its web site, all Americans can keep a journal with their experiences and hours in volunteer service on-line or in a printed journal.
Full Remarks
TOP

Army Honors Environmentalists, Eustis Wins DoD Award
Secretary of the Army Thomas White recognized installations, teams and individuals who have made a difference in Army environmental programs during a ceremony April 30 at the Pentagon.
Full Remarks
TOP


DoD Celebrates Public Service Recognition Week
Honoring Americans who have pursued a career in government, Public Service Recognition Week is slated for May 9 to 12 on the National Mall here.
Full Remarks
TOP

DoD Prepares for Public Service Recognition Week, May 9-12
Hundreds of Defense Department employees are getting ready to man their displays later this week for
Public Service Recognition Week festivities on the National Mall here.
Full Remarks
TOP

Three Federal Programs Win Public Service
Excellence Awards
Three federal agencies took top honors at the 18th annual Public Service Excellence Awards ceremony held Monday on Capitol Hill.
Full Remarks

TOP

Military Installations Lauded for Excellence
Defense Department officials today presented The Commander in Chief's Award for Installation Excellence to representatives of five military posts from around the globe.
Full Remarks
TOP

Environmental 'Think Tank' Announced at DoD Awards Ceremony
A DoD "think tank" of military and private-sector members will be established to develop solutions to present and future environmental challenges, a senior DoD official announced May 1 at
a Pentagon environmental awards ceremony.
Full Remarks
TOP
Federal Work Force Is 'Weapon of Democracy,' OPM Chief Says
America's civil service employees represent a "formidable weapon of democracy" in the war against global terrorism, the government's top personnel official said here today.
Full Remarks
TOP
American Legion Honors Five Service Members for Volunteer Service
Five enlisted members, one from each military service, were honored Aug. 27 for outstanding community volunteer services during the American Legion's 84th national convention in Charlotte, N.C.
Full Remarks

Bush Pitches USA Freedom Corps Network
A new culture of community service has emerged in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, President Bush said July 30 at a White House ceremony marking the six-month anniversary of the USA Freedom Corps.
Full Remarks

DoD Women Get Awards At Government and Technology Conference
Eleven DoD military and civilian women are among the 30 winners to be honored here July 19 at the second annual Women of Color Government and Defense Technology Awards Conference.
Full Remarks

DoD Assistive Technology Program Wins NAD Excellence Award
Department of Defense's Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) received the prestigious Excellence in Employment Award from the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) earlier this week at the 46th Biennial NAD Conference held in Washington, D.C.
Full Remarks

Defense Honors Private Citizens for Pentagon Heroism
The Defense Department honored two private citizens today for their bravery during the terrorist attack on the Pentagon Sept. 11, 2001.
Full Remarks

Altus Airman Zooms to
Top Spot in Newman's Own Award Program

Tech. Sgt. Brian K. Williams' "Pilot for a Day" at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., wins the $10,000 top prize in the 3rd annual Newman's Own Awards for Military Community Excellence competition.
Full Remarks

Military Community Excellence Grants to be Announced
Fifteen volunteer organizations will receive $50,000 in grants for their innovative programs to improve quality of life for servicemembers and their families.
Full Remarks

Secretary Aldredge Presents Packard Awards — Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Pete Aldridge today presented the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award to six Department of Defense teams at a Pentagon ceremony.
Full Remarks

DoD Agencies Lauded for Acquisition Innovation
Six DoD organizations received the David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award in a Pentagon
ceremony today.
Full Remarks

Chain-whipping Robot's a Mine-Blower in Afghanistan
The hard case, dressed in olive drab, sat sullenly on the floor. The nickname, "mini," seems a misnomer; there are stories about chains being whipped about to explosive effect.
Full Remarks
TOP

Air Force Academy Falcon Mascot Fascinates Youngsters
"Where did you get that bird," a preschooler excitedly asked Air Force Academy Cadet 3rd Class Joe Fixemer as she pointed to the falcon sitting on the cadet's hand.
Full Remarks
TOP

'Students' Day' on National Mall Fascinates Youth, Adults
It was "Students' Day" during the Public Service Recognition Week celebration here on the National Mall. Students from across the country stopped by to see what was happening.
Full Remarks
TOP

Stryker is 'Way of the Future,' Army NCOs Say
The Army's new multi-
wheeled, armored vehicle, the Stryker, may be lean compared to an Abrams tank, but it's no lightweight
.
Full Remarks
TOP

Top   Next Page
Public Service Recognition Week