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Getting to the Point: The Kennedy Legacy and the Call to Service

Posted: May 27, 2020
Join the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, and the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service for a discussion on how building a culture of service can strengthen our communities and our democracy.

Webinar: Inspired to serve – The future of public service

Posted: April 29, 2020
On May 4, in honor of Public Service Recognition Week, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings, in partnership with the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service, will host a webinar to highlight the critical role of service.

Inspired to Serve: A Path Forward - Postponed until June 25

Posted: February 12, 2020
Inspired to Serve: A Path Forward postponed until June 25th. We invite you to join us on March 26, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. as we discuss our findings and recommendations and the path forward to for this bold vision and comprehensive plan for the military selective service process and strengthening military, national, and public service in America. 

Creating an Expectation of Service Hearing: An Infrastructure to Serve America

Posted: May 30, 2019
On June 20, 2019, the Commission will host Creating an Expectation of Service Hearing: An Infrastructure to Serve America. This hearing will explore how the government can develop or encourage an expectation of service in America, through a federally-run system designed to connect them with military, national, and public service organizations and opportunities.

Creating an Expectation of Service Hearing: Civic Education and Service in Schools

Posted: May 30, 2019
On June 20, 2019, the Commission will host Creating an Expectation of Service Hearing: Civic Education and Service in Schools. This hearing will explore creating a culture of service through expanding and enhancing civic education across the country and including service in school curriculum. 

Military Service Hearing: Increasing Awareness Among Young Americans and Lessening the Civil-Military Divide

Posted: April 29, 2019
On May 16, 2019, the Commission will host Military Service Hearing: Increasing Awareness among Young Americans and Lessening the Civil-Military Divide. This hearing will explore how the nation can create more awareness of military service, particularly among young Americans, and how to lessen the divide between the military community and society. 

Military Service Hearing: Creating New Pipelines to Service and Fostering Critical Skills

Posted: April 29, 2019
On May 16, 2019, the Commission will host Military Service Hearing: Creating New Pipelines to Service and Fostering Critical Skills. This hearing will address the challenges to recruiting and retaining critical skills and talent under the military’s current personnel management system and discuss options to create new pathways to military service.