Sammies

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2021, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, Hickam 15th Medical Group hosts the first COVID-19 mass vaccination on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Military service members must immediately begin to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said in a memo Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, ordering service leaders to “impose ambitious timelines for implementation.” (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)

Just how many vaccine exemptions has the military given out?

In today’s Federal Newscast, we get a look at just how many COVID-19 vaccine exemptions the military is allowing.

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Partnership for Public ServiceService to America Medals awards, Sammies awards

All those Service to America medalists will be in one room this evening

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Pediatric oncologist’s work on NF1 condition earns Sammies nod

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Federal Employees of the Year: Sammies awardees were early architects of COVID vaccines

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Sammies finalist helped craft national survey for gathering childhood health data

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Sammies finalist helped design lucrative spectrum auction process for FCC

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Sammies-recognized USDA engineer extending lives of dams, preventing major disasters

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This Air Force civilian engineer is the brainpower behind an exciting new weather satellite

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(Partnership for Public Service photo)Service to America Medals, Sammies

How one Veterans Affairs employee’s ingenuity took a big bite out of VA’s appeals backlog

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Federal scientists invent a possible new way to disinfect surfaces, without the harmful side effects

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NIST/HigginsCallie Higgins, materials research engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST engineer a finalist in this year’s Sammies for her work in 3D printing

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Partnership for Public Service

Federal doctors are Sammies finalists for work on Ebola vaccines and treatments

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it easy to forget that pandemics happen a lot more often than every 100 years. A case in point is the terrifying Ebola outbreak…

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NOAA Fisheries

Marine mammal research and discoveries earn federal scientist a Sammies nod

Everyone wants to save the whales, but Jay Barlow at the National Marine Fisheries Service has actually done it. For his work, he is a finalist in this…

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Lori Vislocky

Sammies finalist from DHS developed technique for scanning visa applications faster

How can the Department of Homeland Security possibly vet 40,000 people coming to the United States every day to spot the possible security threats?

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