Orienting the Gyroscope
NOV 08, 2019

In advance of Veterans Day, we invited veteran advocate, Outstanding Civilian Service Award and Public Service Medal recipient, and Founder and Board Chair of one of our longtime military charity partners, Vail Veterans Program, to discuss the story of her organization and the important role of community in coming together to support our nation’s veterans.  In this blog feature, Cheryl Jensen discusses the inspiration behind the founding of Vail Veterans Program, shares some stories from a few special participants and reflects on the impact their programs have had over now more than 15 years in operation.   

SEP 27, 2019

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Foundation’s Graduate Fellowship Program. Beginning with an initial class of Graduate Fellows supported throughout the 2009-2010 academic year to today’s nation-wide Fellowship network of 170 Fellows and Advisers, the program has grown and developed over the past decade far beyond original intentions. 

AUG 21, 2019

We asked Meghan Ogilvie, CEO of Dog Tag, Inc., to share some insights on her organization’s work to empower service-disabled veterans, military spouses and caregivers. The Rumsfeld Foundation has been proud to support the unique and important efforts of the Dog Tag Fellowship Program and we are delighted to release this “Service Series” interview offering an inside look into Dog Tag’s mission, operations and more.

MAY 07, 2019

In February 2019, twelve of our Central Asia-Caucasus Fellowship alumni had the opportunity to travel to Singapore to conduct a research visit to learn about the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). ASEAN is a regional intergovernmental organization representing 10 countries in Southeast Asia that works to facilitate regional cooperation, dialogue and partnership across governments, economies, security and to broaden societies across ASEAN member countries.

FEB 27, 2019

We hope you enjoy our second vlog post highlighting a few of the Foundation’s  Graduate Fellows as they reflect on their top takeaways from being involved with our Graduate Fellowship Program, both during their time as graduate students and now as alumni navigating their respective career paths.

DEC 13, 2018

This November the Foundation and our partners at the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute held a celebration honoring the 10th anniversary of the Central Asia-Caucasus Fellowship Program. Joined by many individuals who have supported and been involved with the program over the years, we were pleased to have the opportunity to thank the many friends of the program who have been instrumental to its success. 

NOV 09, 2018

For this Service Series post, we are pleased to share a snapshot of the Conference’s  “Reflections on Leadership” panel discussion by presenting a collection of some of the thoughtful responses from our distinguished panel of public servants.

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