How to request congratulatory letters for your Eagle Scout (Updated Feb. 19, 2013) Earning the Eagle Scout Award is something to write home about — literally. Politicians, astronauts, celebrities, and other recognizable figures have been sending hand-signed letters to new Eagle Scouts for, well, 100 years. The very first congratulatory letter was sent in 1912 when the first Eagle Scout, Arthur R. FBI Nat. Press room At a hearing before a House Appropriations Subcommittee this morning, FBI Director James B. Comey laid out the Bureau’s budget request for fiscal year 2015 and summarized the various efforts this funding supports. Also this morning, FBI Criminal Investigative Division Acting Assistant Director Michael T. Harpster briefed a House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Bureau’s efforts to combat child sex trafficking. Comey touched on national security matters of concern to the FBI—including counterterrorism, counterintelligence, weapons of mass destruction, intelligence, and cyber—as well as priority criminal issues such as public corruption, financial crimes, gangs and violent crime, transnational organized crime, crimes against children, and Indian country crime. He also highlighted our responsibilities in the areas of science and technology, critical incident response, victim assistance, information technology, international offices, training, and leadership development.
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Eagle Congratulation Letters When sending notes to people asking for letters of commendation, please include: The Scout's FULL NAME (not just "Sparky" or "Jimmy" but "Samuel James Jackson" or "James Ray Morrison") The Scout's TROOP NUMBER AND COUNCIL NAME (the Troop number is that white number on the red background on his left shoulder; the Council; the Council name appears on that patch right above it), and A SHORT DESCRIPTION of the Eagle Scout Service Project. It is also courteous to include a self addressed stamped envelope when writing to private individuals or organizations.
Opinions from the U.S. Supreme Court What's New The Chief Justice’s 2013 Year-End Report. A new exhibition, Capturing Justice: Judicial Portraits by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, has been installed on the ground floor. The Court has adopted a revised version of the Rules of the Court to take effect July 1, 2013. NSU Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences M.S. in National Security Affairs Program Description The 33-credit M.S. in National Security Affairs in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies is designed to provide students with theoretical, research, and applied skills in the emerging academic field of national security affairs. Students in this program will build a core understanding of critical issues informing the field of national security today, including the assessment and analysis of the threat of terrorism in the US and beyond and the analysis of intelligence collection. The M.S. in National Security Affairs is offered online worldwide.
Fish and Wildlife Service Social Media in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service We are the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the premiere federal agency charged with protecting and enhancing America's treasured fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats. We work for the perpetuation of diverse and abundant wildlife because biodiversity is essential to maintaining the health of our environment, our families, and our economy. We maintain a network of more than 150 million acres of public land. Welcome to the Eagle Scout Resource Center at EagleScout.Org! Journal of the U.S. Supreme Court What's New The Chief Justice’s 2013 Year-End Report. A new exhibition, Capturing Justice: Judicial Portraits by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, has been installed on the ground floor. The Court has adopted a revised version of the Rules of the Court to take effect July 1, 2013. Members of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the U. S. should inform the Court immediately of any address, name or other status changes by forwarding a letter that includes counsel’s name and date-of-birth to:
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Home page World Wildlife Fund *If you choose to receive a thank-you gift with your donation via WWF's Gift Center, we will ship it for free to anywhere the United States Postal Service (USPS) delivers. Improving ESA Implementation For more than 35 years, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) has prevented the probable extinction of hundreds of species across the Nation and contributed to the recovery of many others. Although we have made significant progress in safeguarding imperiled species and their ecosystems, we face continuing challenges. Ensuring that imperiled species continue to be protected and recovered requires an ongoing commitment to implementing a strong, effective ESA—one that is responsive to both the needs of species and to the ideas and concerns of our citizens. The Endangered Species Program's commitment to excellence in carrying out our responsibilities under the ESA will guide our efforts to continually enhance our conservation success. To better fulfill the purposes of the ESA and achieve our conservation goals, we will put increasing emphasis on the following principles: Vision Document [Online View: 3.38MB] Vision Document Pamphlet [For Printing: 3.18MB]