To build jQuery, you need to have the latest Node.js/npm and git 1.7 or later. Earlier versions might work, but are not supported. For Windows, you have to download and install git and Node.js. OS X users should install Homebrew. Once Homebrew is installed, run brew install git to install git, and brew install node to install Node.js. Linux/BSD users should use their appropriate package managers to install git and Node.js, or build from source if you swing that way. Easy-peasy. Special builds can be created that exclude subsets of jQuery functionality. This allows for smaller custom builds when the builder is certain that those parts of jQuery are not being used. For example, an app that only used JSONP for $.ajax() and did not need to calculate offsets or positions of elements could exclude the offset and ajax/xhr modules. Any module may be excluded except for core, and selector. To exclude a module, pass its path relative to the src folder (without the .js extension). Some example modules that can be excluded are: Note: Excluding Sizzle will also exclude all jQuery selector extensions (such as effects/animatedSelector and css/hiddenVisibleSelectors). The build process shows a message for each dependent module it excludes or includes. As an option, you can set the module name for jQuery's AMD definition. By default, it is set to "jquery", which plays nicely with plugins and third-party libraries, but there may be cases where you'd like to change this. Simply set the "amd" option: For questions or requests regarding custom builds, please start a thread on the Developing jQuery Core section of the forum. Due to the combinatorics and custom nature of these builds, they are not regularly tested in jQuery's unit test process. The non-Sizzle selector engine currently does not pass unit tests because it is missing too much essential functionality.

Military Women

military_women_coinseals_1Federally Employed Women values you, the Military Woman

  • FEW recognizes the special education and experience your military service represents, and honors your selfless dedication to the defense of our nation.
  • FEW needs your expertise and your voice to advocate women’s issues that affect all of us and to advance our cause in an ever-changing government infrastructure.

Benefits of Membership

  • Membership in an international professional women’s organization dedicated to serving women employed by, or retired from, the federal government, civilian or military.
  • Membership in an international professional women’s organization that plays a leadership role in promoting legislation that is beneficial to its members.
  • Communications and information via the National FEW web site, regular legislative updates, e-mail alerts, and the FEW newsletter News and Views, available via email or special request.

Military Recognition Award

  • FEW’s Military Recognition Award is an annual award given to a maximum of six exceptional military service members, one for each service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard) and one for one member of the National Guard, a valued partner of FEW.
  • The purpose of FEW’s Military Meritorious Service Awards is to recognize outstanding military service members within the Armed Forces who have distinguished themselves with significant contributions to their service and our nation by one or more of the following:
    • Promoting a positive understanding of the armed forces among and between men and women, minority and non-minority members of the military and civilian population.
    • Fostering an innovative and constructive environment between the military and civilian community and men and women of all races and ethnic backgrounds that benefit employees and/or community residents.
    • Displaying exceptional character that distinguishes the individual as an outstanding leader and role model.
    • Supporting and working towards the advancement of women within the armed forces.
  • The Awards open season begins April 8, 2020 and closes May 7, 2020; all award packages must be submitted electronically with documentation no later than May 7, 2020.
  • The awards will be presented virtually during the 2020 Federally Employed Women’s National Virtual Leadership Summit Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. To view nomination guidelines please click here.

For more information contact MSG Tracy Marshall, US Army Reserve, at

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If you are a military service member discharging from the service and looking to be hired by the Federal Government, please review Federal job hunt made easier for outgoing military members, which is a fairly comprehensive overview of VOW, (Veterans Opportunity to Work) .  Click here for more VOW resources.

FEW Wants Your Ideas and Feedback:

  • Federally Employed Women looks forward to your ideas and professional expertise advancing the cause of women working in the military.   To provide information or address a concern, contact our Special Assistant for Military Women, MSG Tracy Marshall, US Army Reserve, at