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public affairs

Those public information, command information, and community relations activities directed toward both the external and internal publics with interest in the Department of Defense. Also called PA. See also command information; community relations; public information.
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The laws are so far from being uniform, that they vary in every State; whilst the public affairs of the Union are spread throughout a very extensive region, and are extremely diversified by the local affairs connected with them, and can with difficulty be correctly learnt in any other place than in the central councils to which a knowledge of them will be brought by the representatives of every part of the empire.
And although the House of Representatives is not immediately to participate in foreign negotiations and arrangements, yet from the necessary connection between the several branches of public affairs, those particular branches will frequently deserve attention in the ordinary course of legislation, and will sometimes demand particular legislative sanction and co-operation.
For although I recognized various difficulties in this undertaking, these were not, however, without remedy, nor once to be compared with such as attend the slightest reformation in public affairs.
Hence it is that I cannot in any degree approve of those restless and busy meddlers who, called neither by birth nor fortune to take part in the management of public affairs, are yet always projecting reforms; and if I thought that this tract contained aught which might justify the suspicion that I was a victim of such folly, I would by no means permit its publication.
The better he knew his brother, the more he noticed that Sergey Ivanovitch, and many other people who worked for the public welfare, were not led by an impulse of the heart to care for the public good, but reasoned from intellectual considerations that it was a right thing to take interest in public affairs, and consequently took interest in them.
We are honored to receive this award that recognizes the power of grassroots within the franchising community," said Matt Hailer, IFA vice president of Public Affairs and chief of staff to IFA President and CEO Steve Caldeira, CFE.
With over 25 years of experience in communications and public affairs, Petroskey served as assistant press secretary in the White House for President Ronald Reagan and later as assistant secretary of Public Affairs at the US Department of Transportation as well as VP for Public Affairs at the National Geographic Society.
Brennan, who moves up from the role of public affairs manager, will be responsible for growing the association's profile and influencing the government, parliament and media communities.
A three-judge panel evaluated entries for public affairs, documentation and production videography on professional excellence, technical quality, originality, creativity within restrictions of the project, and applicability to NASA and its mission.
Prior to joining S4C he was head of public affairs at the UK Atomic Energy Authority following a career that included working assignments in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
In other forms of engagement, since September 11, 2001, the Bureau of Public Affairs has organized over 1,000 digital video conferences between American officials and experts and foreign audiences.
Criss has a background in political campaign consulting and corporate public affairs.

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