The 44th President of the United States

The Presidency of Barack Obama The presidency of Barack Obama began at noon EST on January 20, 2009, when Obama became the 44th President of the United States. Obama, a Democrat, was a United States […]

Lodge Members Part of a Historic Recovery Effort

  2297 Members Participate In Past Noteworthy Achievement A cold and dangerous place that is…. D-59 A field repair team left from the Naval Aviation Depot at Cherry Point on Nov.14, 1987, set up their […]

An Important Tradition Continues….

WE SALUTE “TOYS FOR TOTS”  In 1995, the Secretary of Defense approved Toys for Tots as an official activity of the U. S. Marine Corps and an official mission of the Marine Corps Reserve. In […]

IAM Salutes Retiring NFFE National President

William “Bill” Dougan, National President of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE-IAM) retires. His last day on the job was December 15, 2016. We. the members of Local Lodge 2297 along with others throughout […]

Obama Speaks “One Last Time” to America’s Federal Workforce

All articles appearing via 44 The Commander and Chief acknowledges the importance of federal employees in this nation and takes a few moments to express his gratitude before leaving office…more here…federaltimes…author Aaron Boyd How […]

Union Members “R” Dancing in the Street

We’re not sad to announce the unexpected but greatly appreciated death of the…TPP Labor Union for the 21st Century – GOIAM ….Hundreds of union members rallied in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the legislative death of […]

A True Act of Terror

WE REMEMBER DECEMBER 7, 1941 “A Date Which Will Live In Infamy” On December 7, 1941, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, killing more than 2,300 Americans. The […]