DoD’s road ahead for DEIA; a veteran in the fight against cancer, a one-year tech anniversary at the TSP


The Defense Department says it considers diversity a “strategic imperative”. But data seems to show diversity hasn’t changed much in the last decade. Brenda Farrell, Director of Defense Capabilities and Management at the Government Accountability Office, tells you what she looked at, and what she found, about diversity in DoD.


A network based at the National Cancer Institute has “changed the way national guidelines for cancer screening are established.” One of the leaders of that network is up for a Service to America Medal. "Rocky" Feuer is Chief of the Statistical Research and Applications Branch in the Surveillance Research Program at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. He’s a finalist for a Service To America Medal in the Volcker Career Achievement category. He reviews his career and work, and what’s ahead for him, and for cancer research.


The Thrift Savings Plan is celebrating year two of the implementation of its Converge system. It’s looking at metrics to gauge how the transition continues, and what it should do next. Kim Weaver, Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, covers what those metrics are, and what year two of Converge will look like for TSP participants.


Photo: NIH’s Rocky Feuer (photo credit: Partnership for Public Service)

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