We the Partnership

Partnership joins VA and Carry the Load for National Day of Service

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on our nation, the Partnership teamed up with the VA’s National Cemetery Administration and the nonprofit Carry the Load as part of a national day of service on Sept. 10, 2021. Partnership CEO and President Max Stier joined VA Secretary Denis McDonough at a Quantico National Cemetery event, and other Partnership staff volunteered at an event at Alexandria National Cemetery.

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Two decades later: How lessons from the 9/11 Commission Report can help us improve the political appointment process and protect our national security

The 9/11 Commission Report revealed our country’s flawed political appointment process and showed how slow Senate confirmations can imperil our national security. In the aftermath of 9/11, new laws were passed to address the report’s recommendations, but improvements can still be made to create a more efficient Senate confirmation process.

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