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More than 200,000 men and women leave the military every year.
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EPA scientist changed the face of testing, and worked with agencies and the private sector to get results.
When there are major technological breakthroughs for air traffic control at airports, Katharine Lee and her team at NASA are usually behind it.
Natasha de Marcken has helped reshape the way USAID manages its $800 million annual investment in 140 basic education programs in more than 40 countries.
Ed Ramotowski is deputy assistant secretary for visa services.
The game-changing laser weapons system project was led by Peter Morrison from the Office of Naval Research.
Hogan has played a pivotal role in defending the federal government’s interstate air pollution policies.
Feely has done pioneering research demonstrating the ecological damage to the oceans and sea life from carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere from human activity.
Rob Thayer with the U.S. Agency for International Development leads a Syria emergency food assistance team.
Chittick is chief pilot for the U.S. Park Police, in one of the country’s few urban national parks.
Vasquez will arrive in Southern China later this summer to provide services to U.S. and local citizens.
When disaster strikes in America’s coal mines, Kevin Stricklin and his team at the Mine Safety and Health Administration race to the scene to lead dangerous rescue and recovery operations.
Steven LaFountain is the dean of NSA’s College of Cyber.
Kristin Hannan, a fisheries biologist, helps keep watch over the health of the shark population for the National Marine Fisheries Services.
Kevin Hannes is FEMA assistant director.
While the military has been protecting the nation’s security, Charles Milam has been improving the lives of military members, including their families.
She is a park ranger at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif.
The Patent for Humanities program designed by Elliott recognizes and rewards businesses, nonprofits, universities and inventors..
Evans is one of the nation’s leading scientists focused on identifying the causes of a prolonged die-off of the nation’s honeybees.
Anna Dozier is a senior investigator with the Department of Labor.
John Price is a program manager with the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security.
Rosenberg is developing life-saving treatments for millions of cancer patients by pioneering the use of the body’s immune system and genetically engineering anti-tumor cells to fight the disease.
Nathan Bland works on a head-spinning number of political, economic and law enforcement issues at the U.S. embassy in Belize.
Jay Austin—known by some people at HUD as “chief idea implementer”—manages Switchboard.
Megan Moloney heads the VA’s digital media team.
As a research soil scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Doolittle works with ground-penetrating radar and electromagnetic induction.
Konyndyk is director of the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance at the USAID.
Southerland’s office at the EPA produces the research that the agency uses to set water-pollution limits.
Frank S. Borris II has been the director of NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation since 2011.
John Golder manages ATF’s Certified Fire Investigator program and teaches the science of fire.
She helps manage two major HUD grant programs that provide funds to communities.
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