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Military Service Hearing: Increasing Awareness Among Young Americans and Lessening the Civil-Military Divide

Posted: April 29, 2019
On May 16, 2019, the Commission will host Military Service Hearing: Increasing Awareness among Young Americans and Lessening the Civil-Military Divide. This hearing will explore how the nation can create more awareness of military service, particularly among young Americans, and how to lessen the divide between the military community and society. 

Military Service Hearing: Creating New Pipelines to Service and Fostering Critical Skills

Posted: April 29, 2019
On May 16, 2019, the Commission will host Military Service Hearing: Creating New Pipelines to Service and Fostering Critical Skills. This hearing will address the challenges to recruiting and retaining critical skills and talent under the military’s current personnel management system and discuss options to create new pathways to military service.

Public Service Hearing: Critical Skills and Benefits

Posted: April 29, 2019
On May 15, 2019, the Commission will host two hearings focused on public service—specifically, civilian employment in federal, state, local, and tribal governments. The afternoon hearing, Public Service Hearing: Critical Skills and Benefits, will address special workforce challenges in high-demand fields—such as cybersecurity, IT, health care, and STEM—as well as the competitiveness of employee benefits, and explore options to attract and retain civil servants with critical skills. 

Public Service Hearing: Improving Basic Hiring Processes

Posted: April 29, 2019
On May 15, 2019, the Commission will host two hearings focusing on public service—specifically, civilian employment in federal, state, local, and tribal governments. The morning hearing, Public Service Hearing: Improving Basic Hiring Processes, will address challenges within current civil service personnel systems and discuss options to bring the next generation of talented Americans to public service. 

Selective Service Hearing: Should Registration be Expanded to All Americans? – Arguments for expansion

Posted: April 4, 2019
On April 25, 2019, the Commission will host Should Registration be Expanded to All Americans? – Arguments for Expansion. This hearing will address the potential needs for a voluntary or compulsory mobilization for all Americans.

Selective Service Hearing: How to Meet Potential National Mobilization Needs

Posted: April 4, 2019
On April 24, 2019, the Commission will host Selective Service Hearing: How to Meet Potential National Mobilization Needs. This hearing will address who will be needed to respond to national security emergencies and how we find and integrate them into military organizations and structures.

Selective Service Hearing: Should Registration be Expanded to All Americans? – Arguments against expansion

Posted: April 4, 2019
On April 25, 2019, the Commission will host Selective Service Hearing: Should Registration be Expanded to All Americans? – Arguments against Expansion. This hearing will address the case for continuing to restrict registration to men only.

National Service Hearing: Creating More National Service Opportunities

Posted: March 7, 2019
On March 28, 2019, this hearing will explore the options to support an expansion of national service in America, including requirements for new sources of funding, new program models, systems, infrastructures, and/or partnerships.

National Service Hearing: Improving Current National Service Policies and Processes

Posted: March 7, 2019
On March 28, 2019, this hearing will address the challenges of the current national service system in America and discuss options to improve policies and processes, ensuring access to, awareness of, and aspiration for national service.

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