A Call to Public Service: the Peace Corps

This May we celebrate both Public Service Recognition Week and the centennial of the birth of a President closely associated with public service: John F. Kennedy.    In Kennedy’s first inaugural address, in 1961, he made his famous call to public service by asking Americans “to ask not what your country can do for you—ask what … Continue reading A Call to Public Service: the Peace Corps

Public Service Recognition Week

This week the National Archives is celebrating Public Service Recognition Week. Today's post comes from Hailey Philbin in the National Archives History Office.  Since 1985, the first full week in May has been set aside to celebrate and thank the men and women who work in local, state, or Federal governments. Public Service Recognition Week … Continue reading Public Service Recognition Week