The Power of Music

Here is a little-known story from the World War II era about when pianos went to war — the story of Steinway & Sons Victory Verticals. During World War II, the U.S. government shut down the production of musical instruments in order to divert vital resources such as iron, copper and other materials to the … Read more

2020 National Veterans Day Poster Contest

The U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs is holding a poster contest for Veterans’ Day 2020. The theme for Veterans Day 2020 is: “Vision: Veterans in Focus.” The guidelines for the contest are: Be 18” x 24” at 300 dots per inch, scale down submissions to 9”x12.” The design will be used for a 1” x … Read more

Homeless Veterans Holiday Drive

MOS Austin Chapter conducted its first holiday drive since being recognized in October Chapter. The holiday drive was very successful. The chapter was able to collect clothing items, coats, shoes, toiletries for homeless Veterans in the Austin area. The chapter and wishes to thank all of those who were able to contribute in making a … Read more

Veterans’ Day 2019

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On this Veterans’ Day, MOS encourages you to participate in local events in your area, and take advantage of offers for veterans. Service to your nation is something we all share. https://themilitarywallet.com/veterans-day-events/ https://www.military.com/veterans-day/events.html https://militarybenefits.info/local-area-veterans-day-deals-for-veterans/ Or do a google search for “veterans day events near me“. Commissioner Rettig just sent a message to all employees, recognizing … Read more

Atlanta employees celebrate Public Service Recognition Week

During the many Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) activities held at the Atlanta Summit Headquarters, employees from all divisions came together and celebrated. This year’s theme was Honoring our public servants: may we say thank you, and many employees took part in the celebration. The Association for the Improvement of Minorities in IRS, Hispanic Internal … Read more

Memorial Day 2019

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“A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers.” ― John F. Kennedy This Memorial Day Military Outreach for Services would like to thank all the men and women of the armed forces. Today we pay tribute to those that have paid … Read more

Armed Forces Day 2019

While many of our members are veterans, many also have family members currently serving in the armed forces. Some of our members are still currently serving in the reserves or national guard. Armed Forces Day is celebrated this year on Saturday, May 18th. Unlike Memorial Day, which honors our fallen comrades, and Veteran’s Day, which … Read more

Capital Area MOS Celebrates Diversity Month

In April, members of the Capital Area MOS Chapter attended the Diversity Month event at National Headquarters, Washington, DC in lieu of a monthly meeting. They were able to network and listen to Commissioner Rettig share his personal and professional perspective on diversity. The IRS definition of diversity includes culture, languages, race, gender, generations, values, … Read more