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News Archive

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    Selective Service Ranked First Among Small Agencies in FISMA Report to Congress

    Selective Service does it again, passing the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) audit. The recent FY 2015 FISMA audit determined the agency was in full compliance with FISMA requirements, with no deficiencies reported. In the Office of Management and Budget’s Annual Report to Congress, dated March 18, 2016, on the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, Selective Service...

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    Director Romo Addresses the National Press Club

    On January 29, 2016, the National Press Club, in Washington D.C., hosted Director Lawrence Romo in its Newsmakers appearance. His presentation was covered by NBC News, National Public Radio, McClatchy News Network, Stars & Stripes, Kiplinger newsletter, and PJ Media News, among others. Romo opened his remarks highlighting the role Selective Service plays in the U.S. national security arena, its significance as a...

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    In Memoriam – Keith A. Scragg

    Our beloved Region II Director and friend, Colonel (Retired) Keith A. Scragg, passed away on November 29, 2014. He was a 1972 graduate of the Citadel, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and earned a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U. S. Air Force. His association with the Selective  Service System began in...

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    NOSD Training Region I

    Region I staff conducted New Officer/State Director (NOSD) Training on April 15-18, 2015, at it’s Headquarters in North Chicago, IL. State Directors from Washington, DC, Maryland, Michigan, and New York and thirteen officers from Illinois, Indiana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York City, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin participated in the training. Ms. Violet Moses from National Headquarters...

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    Director Romo’s TV Interview

    NBC Station KCRA3 in Sacramento, CA Director Romo was interviewed by NBC station KCRA3, Sacramento. Mr. Romo answered questions about registration and explained that males that don’t register by age 26 may be denied many federal and state benefits including Pell grants, Stafford Loans or CalGrants for higher education.

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    Selective Service Teams with VA for Vets

    “I am proud that Selective Service and VA have joined together in advancing VA for Vets. VA’s leadership of this effort across government is making it easier for more agencies to hire veterans – this is the right thing to do. I applaud Secretary Shinseki, Assistant Secretary Farrisee, and the entire VA team for their commitment to this important effort,”...

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