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    National Commission Multi-Year Study Affirms the Nation Needs to Maintain the Selective Service

    On the morning of Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service released its final report.  The 255-page document containing 49 recommendations recapped the Commission’s efforts from the past two and a half-year analysis studying the Selective Service, registration, and methods of generating greater interest in military, national and public service.  The Commission stated that...

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    Covid-19 Outbreak Agency Protocols

    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Selective Service has been placed in telework status.  The call center will be available, however, please expect delays in the processing of your calls.  There will also be delays in the processing of mail. Online Registration and Verification will still be available.  If you have any questions or comments, please e-mail information@sss.gov, call 1-847-688-6888,...

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    Featured Board Member of the Month – September 2019

    Matthew Medina Region III Matthew Medina has been a Selective Service local board member for nearly three years. He stated, “It is an honor to be nominated as a featured board member of the month.” A graduate from the University of Arizona, Mr. Medina is currently employed at Dun & Bradstreet as a contact center leader in Tucson, AZ. He...

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    Michigan Guardsman Shows Dedication to Selective Service

    Selective Service Reserve Force Officer and Michigan Detachment Commander, Lt. Col. Daniel Allen, is recognized with numerous awards for his service. As a detachment commander he is responsible for 55 of Michigan’s 83 counties, of which his area has 100 percent coverage of local board members. These board members have been recruited and trained for readiness. In Lt. Col. Allen’s...

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    Showing Some Love

    The 2017 Combined Federal Campaign’s (CFC’s) theme, “Show Some Love,” is a unified theme kicking off the season of workplace giving. Selective Service National Headquarters’ employees gathered on November 20, to show some support to the agency’s participation in this successful nation-wide campaign. Last year Selective Service exceeded its goal by 40 percent. We are aiming to beat the goal...

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    Message from the Director: Honoring Veterans Across America

    Each year on November 11th we recognize Veterans Day to honor all the men and women who’ve served our country in uniform. We honor and celebrate veterans from generations past and present. It’s a time for reflection and recognition of all those who have served and sacrificed. Many, many patriots have given their lives so we may continue to enjoy...

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