#DogTagPivot will be a temporary series highlighting how some Dog Tag alumni are adapting their businesses in light of COVID-19.
“Life doesn’t always go according to plan,” says Dog Tag CEO Meghan Ogilvie, “Often we have to pivot, both personally and professionally, and this unprecedented time is no exception. By design, our Living Business School provides our fellows the unique opportunity to see first-hand how we constantly adapt in order to ensure our mission is the driving force behind all our decisions. We strive to teach and model resilience and perseverance, equipping our fellows and alumni with the tools, resources, and mindset to navigate the changes and curve balls thrown their way.”
George Washington’s Mount Vernon and The Jefferson in Washington, DC will be presenting a series of exclusive teas featuring a lively discussion about civility.
Each tea features a host or hostess from Mount Vernon who shares stories and advice from the past for elegant entertaining today.
On select dates, The Jefferson’s in-house historian, Susan Sullivan Lagon, PhD. will also be on-site to add her own expertise.
These events will take place at The Jefferson on March 22, April 5 and April 26.
In an op-ed for the New York Times, AEI visiting research fellow Frances Tilney Burke highlighted the need for the Defense Department “to ensure consistent oversight of housing contractors.”
In recent years, military families across the country have struggled to deal with maintenance issues in military housing. Unhealthy living conditions they’ve experienced have included mold and rodent infestations.
“Privatized military housing needs to be remedied, and so, too, does the department’s oversight of housing for its most precious commodity: service members.”
Read more: Can the Military Fix Base Housing?