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Mar 31

I regret that Chairman Chaffetz and his staff have taken the unprecedented and unnecessary step of subpoenaing two members of the U.S. Secret Service with the responsibility for the protection of the President, his family and the White House complex. Chairman Chaffetz’s assertion that this Department has been “uncooperative” is simply wrong.

Mar 31

On April 1, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will travel with U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., to attend the memorial service for two U.S. Coast Guard Cadets who passed away earlier this month.

Mar 31

Earlier this month, federal, state, and local law enforcement along with first responder agencies in San Diego participated in simulated radiological and nuclear threat situations associated with small maritime vessels. Deploying protocols and procedures that would occur in a real incident, law enforcement were able to practice detecting and identifying radiological and nuclear material using human portable handheld and backpack detection equipment.

Mar 30

For almost half a century, Rand Beers has devoted himself to the service of his country and the American people, from commanding a Marine Corps rifle company in Vietnam to serving as a top adviser in the Obama White House. And earlier this month, officials throughout the U.S. Government came together in honor of Rand’s retirement and to recognize his distinguished career in public service.

Mar 30

March 31 - Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas will travel to North Dakota where he will join U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp to visit U.S. Customs and Border Protection operations, tour a public safety training facility for local law enforcement and first responders, and meet with local firefighters to discuss the important collaboration with first responders on a wide range of homeland security priorities.

Mar 27

The Department of Homeland Security is proud that three of our social media accounts have been recognized among Government Executive’s top accounts in government. DHS utilizes social media to communicate with the public in dynamic and innovative ways, and strives to provide more information in more places in ways.

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