Posts Tagged: service to america

Connery got the job done at the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit

In post 9/11 world, securing nuclear materials and safeguarding them from non-governmental actors is as important as ever. In 2010, President Obama hosted 50 world leaders in Washington, DC at the Nuclear Security Summit. The gathering was the largest of world leaders since the creation of the United Nations in 1945. Joyce Connery, the current… Read more »

Trouble Abroad: Who Ya’ Gonna Call? Sammies Finalist Michelle Bernier-Toth!

Being tasked with people’s safety is no small calling, especially when the people are across borders in sometimes hostile countries. When a crisis happens overseas, it’s Michelle Bernier-Toth’s job as managing director of Overseas Citizens Services at the Department of State’s Bureau of Consular
 Affairs to contact US nationals and get them out of the… Read more »