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Park Service tackles employee training and development

Like many agencies, National Park Service is facing many challenges during tight budgetary times. Chief among NPS' challenges is how to train its next generation of leaders.

Tags: Kathy Hanson , workforce , training , retirement tsunami , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , Interior Department

Monday - 12/09/2013, 03:52pm EST

Historic buildings throw wrench in agencies real-property efforts

In a new report, the Government Accountability Office found tighter budgets in recent years have constrained agencies' ability to maintain and repair historic buildings and that poor data practices have led to inconsistent and erroneous information on a database designed to track federal properties.

Tags: historic preservation , real property , GAO , GSA , VA , management

Friday - 01/11/2013, 06:31pm EST

Veteran strives to be 'part of something' in federal workforce

Andrew Goodrich, a ranger with the National Park Service, shares his story of being an injured Iraq War veteran finding a new home as a federal employee. He describes some of the challenges he faced and the accommodations his employers provided to to help him achieve success in the workplace.

Tags: Andrew Goodrich , Wounded Warrior Project , DoD , Operation: Warfighter , Veteran Affairs , workforce , hiring , Iraq , Marine Corps , PTSD , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 11:02am EST

Thursday morning federal headlines - Nov. 10, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tags: Federal Drive , FCC , Senate , USPS ,

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 08:43am EST

NPS is working to change the face of the National Mall

The National Park Service plans to blaze new "social trails" on the Mall. Bill Line of the Park Service gives us a sneak peek.

Tags: mngt , Bill Line , National Mall , reflecting pool

Monday - 04/05/2010, 11:08am EDT

Washington Monument remains closed indefinitely

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument remains closed indefinitely to visitors because of damage sustained during last month's earthquake.

Tags: Washington monument , Associated Press , earthquake

Monday - 09/26/2011, 07:30pm EDT
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