White House and Public Service Group Recognize Two Sets of Distinguished Feds

Government Executive: The day after the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service announced the finalists for its 18-year-old Service to America Medals awards, the White House on Monday came out with the first winners of its newly created “Gears of Government President’s Award.”

The Trump administration’s awards to 24 individuals were planned as recognition that “promotes, and rewards the excellence, professionalism, and outstanding achievements of federal employees, teams and programs,” as Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said in a memo last June. “The awards also help recognize and identify effective practices that can be replicated within and across federal agencies.”

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