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By Erin Nelson

Employee spotlight on an AOC elevator mechanic who started as a night shift laborer in the U.S. Capitol and has continued to rise through the ranks.

Paul Miller (left) and Anderson Alleyne (right) are two AOC employees that embody its mission to serve, preserve and inspire.
Russell Jones of the AOC Construction Division demonstrates a cool tool for applying grout to the Olmsted wall.
December 1, 2016
A special tool helps our stone masons repair and replace the mortar in the low stone walls lining Capitol Square.More »
Floor tile at the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building.
June 1, 2018
Awareness of your surroundings can help prevent a slip, trip or fall — you might also spot some amazing things.More »
April 1, 2016
Our approach to sustainability and energy on Capitol Hill is built upon three defining elements... buildings, infrastructure and people.More »
July 9, 2013
"We deal with a lot of history." Those aren't the words of the AOC's Curator office. It's Ron Bailey, shop supervisor of the Library Buildings and Grounds Elevator Division, who runs some of the oldest elevator systems on Capitol Hill, the oldest of which date back to the 1930s. More »
April 12, 2016
The Senate Jurisdiction's emphasis on energy-efficient lighting was integral to meeting our agency-wide energy reduction goal.More »
His Holiness Pope Francis addressing the crowds assembled along the West Front.
October 14, 2015
Multiple jurisdictions worked together to prepare for Pope Francis' historic arrival at the U.S. Capitol last month, treating it much like a rehearsal for the next presidential inauguration. More »
The Snow Rodeo training exercise on a new piece of snow removal equipment, the Ditch Witch SK600 mini skid steer
March 1, 2018
This year's snow removal training exercise included a friendly competition between offices and jurisdictions on a new piece of equipment.More »
July 23, 2015
When Visitor Guide John Claya encountered a guest with a visual disability near the Old Supreme Court Chamber, he used a creative tool to help her "see" the room.More »
AOC Industrial Mechanics Jeff Weiskott and Derek Matthews
October 20, 2011
Keeping the House Office Buildings equipment in excellent shape is the job of the AOC Industrial Mechanics shop.More »
June 7, 2013
Meet the AOC's decorative painters at the Library of Congress who work to preserve the ornate designs of one of the world's most beautiful buildings.More »
June 2, 2016
A 30 percent reduction in energy consumption is a major accomplishment. Take a look back at how we got there, and find out where we're going.More »
June 8, 2012
This AOC employee finds a way to make a meaningful difference through an annual bike-a-thon supporting the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.More »
April 21, 2014
This AOC Tree Surgeon spends his days caring for the trees on the U.S. Capitol Grounds and his evenings are spent in much the same way, helping others in hopes of seeing them live longer, healthier lives.More »
May 18, 2016
This passionate group of AOC employees aims to improve biking conditions around the U.S. Capitol campus.More »
Accessible ramp at Senate Parks near the Senate Underground Garage.
July 22, 2015
The AOC's Facilities Planning and Programming Division incorporates seemingly small improvements into the design of our facilities and their outside environments, helping not only those with disabilities, but each one of us.More »

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