Government Executive Vol. 36 No.17
October 1, 2004
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Eight men and women who epitomize the spirit and challenge of government work in the civil and foreign service are honored.
Service to America Medals
An $850 million disability system makeover could burnish Social Security's reputation as a technology leader-or ruin it. Do or Die
By Denise Kersten
Meet the new face of the armed forces in Iraq: a security contractor. Buck Private
By Katherine McIntire Peters
Revelations of misconduct put federal air marshals under a microscope. Sky Cop Scrutiny By Beth Dickey
Daniel Sutherland focuses DHS on preserving freedoms. Defending Liberties By Shawn Zeller
The Corps creates a workforce to gain clout in weapons purchases. Million-Dollar Marines By George Cahlink
Can State's new chief of Iraq reconstruction get the effort back on track? Changing Course By Shane Harris
Moving toward the day when military equipment supplies itself. Just-in-Time War By George Cahlink
Innovative teaching reaches down through the ranks for the biggest lessons. When Leaders Listen By Shawn Zeller
SAFECOM helps agencies communicate better. Straight Talk By Karen D. Schwartz
It may be second nature, but that doesn't mean it's right. Playing Favorites By Brian Friel
Seeking a diverse workforce can lead managers to discriminate. The Gender Trap By William N. Rudman
By hammering the government in films, Hollywood gives comfort to the party it wants to throw out. Tinseltown's Potshots By Charles Mahtesian
Health care and governance: Big issues, practical responses. Curing Health Care By Mary Jane England, M.D.
IN EVERY ISSUE
On journalism's problems and the fascination of covering government and its people.
Buying green, dropping per diems, hiring help and getting well.
A new feature will help agencies find the perfect match for top positions.
Hollywood gets over its obsession with bureaucratic ineptitude and corruption. Outlook By Tom Shoop
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