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    105th Anniversary of the Selective Service

    On May 18th, 2022, the Selective Service Acting Director Craig Brown laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Selective Service System and honor the life of General Lewis Blaine Hersey. The Selective Service has advanced considerably from its original conception, and the ongoing achievements could not have been sustained and developed without the...

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    The Technology Modernization Fund Announces $9 Million for Transformative Projects to Protect Personal Data, Modernize Key Systems at Two Agencies

    Two newest Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) investments funded by American Rescue Plan boost cybersecurity and public-facing services at small agencies. WASHINGTON - Today, the Technology Modernization Fund announced investments to modernize key systems, transform operations, and safeguard Americans’ personal data at two small federal agencies, the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) and the Selective Service System (SSS). The $9 million...

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    Thomas Cronin Sworn in as Massachusetts State Director

    Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Cronin was recently sworn in as the Massachusetts Selective Service State Director by U.S. Selective Service Acting Director Craig T. Brown. Cronin was nominated by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and appointed by Brown. Director Brown and Major General Gary Keefe, Adjutant General of the Massachusetts National Guard, presided over the ceremony at the...

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    Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) DeWayne Wells Sworn in as the First African American Louisiana Selective Service State Director

    Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) DeWayne Wells was sworn in as the Louisiana Selective Service State Director by U.S. Selective Service Acting Director Craig T. Brown. He is the first African American to serve in this position. Wells was nominated by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and appointed by Brown. Major General Keith Waddell, the Adjutant General for the Louisiana National Guard...

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    Stephen Keim Sworn in as Montana’s State Director

    Stephen M. Keim, Lt. Col. (Ret.) was sworn in on July 22, 2021, as the Montana Selective Service State Director by the Agency’s Region III Director, Steven Kett, Col. (Ret).  He was nominated by Governor Greg Gianforte and appointed by Acting Selective Service Director Craig Brown. Keim replaces former State Director William D. Cooper, Montana Army National Guard Command (MTANG)...

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    Denise Rohan Sworn in as Wisconsin’s First Female State Director

    Denise Rohan was sworn in as Wisconsin’s Selective Service State Director by U.S. Selective Service Acting Director for Operations, Thomas Kenney.  Remarks were made by Brigadier General Joane K. Mathews – Wisconsin’s first female general in the Wisconsin Army National Guard.  Rohan was nominated for this position by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers and was appointed by former Selective Service Director,...

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