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Leadership Development Council holds summit
March 11, 2019 - Leadership Development Council Leadership Summit was held Jan. 23 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The catered, lunch event featured dynamic speakers - each providing their leadership thoughts on one chosen letter of the word L-E-A-D-E-R.

Pentagon Spokesman Discusses Variety of Topics With Reporters
Charles E. Summers Jr., acting assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs, speaks to reporters at the Pentagon, March 8, 2019. DOD photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Angelita M. Lawrence
March 8, 2019 - Chief Pentagon spokesman Charles E. Summers Jr. discussed a variety of topics with reporters at the Pentagon, including Turkey's plans to buy a Russian anti-aircraft missile system, the U.S. Space Force and building alliances.

Proper Eating Increases Health Benefits, Readiness
March 1, 2019 - An Air Force veteran of 18 years and dietitian said the food in military dining facilities has improved dramatically in terms of nutritional value and healthy eating choices.

For first time, Pentagon budget will contain reform investments
Pentagon budget will contain reform investments
Feb. 8, 2019 - Aaron Mehta -- https://www.defensenews.com/congress/budget/2019/02/08/for-first-time-pentagon-budget-will-contain-reform-investments/

Disabled Military Veterans will now get a Reduced Fare
Metro transit
Feb. 1, 2019 - Disabled military veterans will now get a reduced fare to ride local Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia transit. Veterans with a VA disability rating of 60% or greater can reduce transit cost by as much as 50%.

WHS Hits CFC Goals
Jan. 11, 2019 - Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) employees lived up to the 2018 Combined Federal Campaign

Shanahan: Former Defense Secretary Brown Shaped U.S. Military for Decades
Harold Brown, who served in President Jimmy Carter’s administration as the 14th secretary of defense, died Jan. 4, 2019. DOD photo
Jan. 6, 2019 - Harold Brown, 91, the 14th secretary of defense and the first scientist to hold the position, died at his home in Ranch Santa Fe, California.

DoD Recognizes Outstanding Administrative Civilians
U.S. Department of Defense civilians attend the 2018 Department of Defense David O. Cooke Excellence in Public Administration and Distinguished Civilian Service Award Ceremony in the Hall of Heroes in the Pentaogn, Arlington, Va., Nov 15, 2018. (L to R, Lisa Hershman, Acting Chief Management Officer; Phyllis Toor, Martin Drake, Daniel Burke, Thomas Jones, Samantha Sumner, Michael Buckley, James Stevens, Carl Tierney, Michael Rhodes, Director of Administration, Office of the Chief Management Officer (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Trevor Wiegel)
Nov. 29, 2018 - DoD recognizes its 2018 David O Cooke Excellence in Public Administration awardee and seven Distinguished Service Awardee 15 November 2018 in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.

WHS Implements FY19-23 Business Plan
Cover for the Washington Headquarters Group Business Plan 2019-2023
Nov. 9, 2018 - Over a series of strategic offsites taking a critical look at the way Washington Headquarters