Memorial Day 2022

Memorial Day first started as Decoration Day, in honor of the fallen in the civil war. After World War I, it was expanded to recognize all veterans who died in service. More recently, it often is viewed as the start of summer, and a big shopping and barbequing day. Many of our members have friends … Read more

Board Member Featured on IRS Intranet

MOS National Secretary, Marie Judkins, was featured on an employee pride article on the IRS Source intranet. Below is the article republished: IRS employee observes Veterans Day in unique, inspiring way Marie Judkins (SB/SE, Ogden), the national secretary for employee resource group Military Outreach for Service (MOS), observed Veterans Day by hiking up an Ogden … Read more

Information for Federally-Employed Veterans

OPM shared the following message to federal employee veterans, Wednesday evening.  It is a video message from the Secretary of Transportation (and Navy Reserve veteran), Pete Buttigieg and Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough. Additionally, the Interagency Veterans Advisory Council shared its FY21 Annual Report: 2021 Interagency Veterans Annual Report

Veterans Day Honoring All Men and Women Who Have Served

Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate all who have served in the military, either during war or peacetime. It’s different from Memorial Day, when we pay tribute to those who lost their lives during their service to our country, particularly those who died because of combat. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ national Veterans … Read more

Site Update: WordPress 5.8

Background: This is an advisory to our members, that going forward, you should use a modern browser to view our site. In order to maintain web accessibility standards (Section 508) and ensure the security of information on our site; we will be updating the WordPress version that the site runs on. What do I need … Read more

2021 Memorial Day Ceremony

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is hosting a combined virtual and onsite Memorial Day Ceremony. It is scheduled for Thursday, May 27, 2021 (11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST). The HUD 2021 Memorial Day Theme is: ‘Honoring Our Fallen – 30th Anniversary Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm – We Remember and Honor’. You are cordially requested … Read more

Women’s History Month: Honoring the Women Who Served in WWII

During March, Women’s History Month celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout our history. This month we honor the women who served in World War II in the Armed Forces and those that provided support on the home front. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, then Commander of U.S. Forces in Europe, declared, “They (women) … Read more

New National Veterans Memorial Pays tribute to Native Americans

This past Veterans Day marked the dedication of a new veteran memorial in our nation’s capital.  The National Native American Veterans Memorial  was established on the grounds of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. This is the first time a tribute on a national scale has been established to recognize the distinguished service … Read more