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May 7, 1997
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10th Annual Federal Quality Conference

Get more information on this special conference and download a brochure and registration forms from our special conference section.

U.S. Navy International Logistics Symposium

Secretary of the Navy John H. Dalton will be a guest speaker at a three-day International Logistics Symposium sponsored by the Navy International Programs Office in conjunction with the American Society of Naval Engineers, July 14-16, 1997, at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Crystal City, VA. Representatives from government, industry and foreign nations will meet to exchange ideas and review exhibits on a variety of logistics topics related to the Navy's Foreign Military Sales program. For program information contact NAVSEA (703) 602-9000.

20th Annual May Training Program

Third Annual Performance Management Conference

May 13-14, 1997, in McLean, VA, at the McLean Hilton Hotel. This conference is designed to provide practical, cutting-edge information on a wide variety of topics related to performance appraisals and awards. To receive a brochure, call (202) 606-2720, or fax a request to (202) 606-2395. For additional conference information, call Digna Carballosa at (202) 606-1778 or E-Mail dmcarbal@opm.gov.


The following news summaries are from OPM AM, the daily newsletter of the Office of Personnel Management. OPM AM is available on OPM Mainstreet, the agency's electronic bulletin board, at 202-606-4800.


THE FEDERAL DIARY--"The dramatic 69 percent cumulative return in the C-fund (stock index) during the last two years is break-out-the-champagne news for federal workers who have invested in it." (The Washington Post, B2).

LEAVE--Unpaid leave is not an entitlement, OPM says. (Federal Employees News Digest).

MCVEIGH TRIAL--Timothy McVeigh's sister said the FBI pressured her to cooperate (Associated Press).

ABERDEEN CASE--"An army dril sergeant who faced life in prison for raping six trainees was sentenced yesterday to 25 years in a case that led to investigations of sexual misconduct at U.S. military bases worldwide." (The Washington Times).

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