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Lewis G. Zirkle, MD, Receives Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, Presented by Secretary of Defense James Mattis

Dr. Lewis G. Zirkle has been awarded the US Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service. This is the highest honorary award presented by the Secretary of Defense to non-career Federal employees, private citizens, and foreign nationals. United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis, a native of Richland, presented the medal to Dr. Zirkle at a ceremony on February 26 in Richland, WA.

“Dr. Lewis G. Zirkle is recognized for distinguished public service for his continuing dedication to provide the injured poor around the world with the ability and the freedom to walk again. While serving the Nation during Read More “Lewis G. Zirkle, MD, Receives Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, Presented by Secretary of Defense James Mattis”

International Rescue Committee Announces Job Training Program for Refugees in Germany

$1 million investment will train refugees in tech and in-demand sectors; supporting integration into the German labor market

New York, NY, February 7, 2018 — The International Rescue Committee (IRC) announced a major collaboration with the Intel Foundation that will provide 1,000 refugees in Germany with skills training and employment services. Titled Project CORE: Creating Opportunities for Refugee Employment, the program will equip individuals in Germany with critical skills in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and other in-demand sectors of the German economy.

“It is exciting and encouraging to see that opportunities are being extended to refugees living in the Read More “International Rescue Committee Announces Job Training Program for Refugees in Germany”