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29-year-old NASA engineer going where no one has gone before

The Partnership for Public Service recognized Manan Vyas, 29, for his work in aeronautical research by naming him a Call to Service Medal finalist.

Tags: Manan Vyas , Sammies 2013 , people , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 11:16am EDT
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NOAA meteorologist helps save lives one storm at a time

For his three decades of work in developing severe weather forecasting models, the Partnership for Public Service has named Mark DeMaria a finalist for a Service to America Medal.

Tags: Mark DeMaria , Sammies 2013 , people , Michael OConnell , NOAA

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 12:00pm EDT
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Kevin Geiss leads Air Force toward energy efficiency

The Partnership for Public Service nominated Kevin Geiss, the Air Force's deputy assistant secretary for energy, for a 2013 Service to America Medal. Geiss' planning helped the service find $1 billion in savings through more efficient fuel usage.

Tags: Kevin Geiss , Air Force , DoD , Partnership for Public Service , Sammies 2013 , people

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 05:56am EDT
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Celebrating public service

Jenny Mattingley will host a roundtable discussion of the events during Public Service Recognition Week.
April 26, 2013

Tags: Public Employees Roundtable , Public Service Recognition Week , workforce , Jenny Mattingley , Bill Bransford , Jim Seymour , Partnership for Pubic Service , Robyn Kehoe , federal employees education and assistance fund , YouTube , PERoundtable , Twitter , Facebook , Fed Talk

Friday - 04/26/2013, 06:03pm EDT
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Honoring Sammies Awards winners

Jim Seymour of the Partnership for Public sevice, and several Service to America medal winners join host Debra Roth on today's program.
September 21, 2012

Tags: workforce , Service to America Awards , Debra Roth , Jim Seymour , PPS

Friday - 09/21/2012, 08:48pm EDT
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VA redoubles effort to combat homelessness

The Veterans Affairs Department is giving $100 million in grants to help community organizations support at-risk veterans so they have stable housing. Leaders of the homeless veteran initiative at the VA and Department of Housing and Urban Development are among the Service to America Medal finalists for their work on the problem.

Tags: VA , HUD , homelessness , veterans , Mark Johnston , Federal Drive , management , Esther Carey

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 04:22pm EDT
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Sammies finalist uses new media to foster collaboration at State

Richard Boly, the director of the State Department's Office of eDiplomacy, is a finalist for the Service to America Medal.

Tags: Richard Boly , State Department , eDiplomacy , technology , collaboration , best practices , management , In Depth

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 03:39pm EDT
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In Depth interviews - July 9

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Lynne Mofenson , NIH , Gregory Conti , West Point , Brian Lepore , GAO , BRAC

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 01:32am EDT

FEMA official leverages private sector in recovery efforts

When disaster strikes, various levels of government jump into action. But sometimes, work can be doubled up or logistics can be lost because of a lack of integration with the private sector. Dan Stoneking, the director of the private sector in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Office of External Affairs is working to change that.

Tags: Dan Stoneking , Sammies , FEMA

Tuesday - 07/03/2012, 11:24am EDT
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Sammies finalists helping to prevent medical errors

Heidi King of the Defense Department and Dr. James Battles at the Agency for Health care Research and Quality, has revolutionized the way the medical personnel behave in hospitals.

Tags: Heidi King , James Battles , DoD , HHS , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 09:04am EDT
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