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Apr 17

Coast Guard Crews Work Together To Conduct Helicopter Hoists During Operation Orange Flag In The Rhode Island SoundA Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew works with a Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew to conduct hoists during Operation Orange Flag in Rhode Island Sound April 1, 2015. Crews from the Coast Guard, Air National Guard, and Canadian Forces worked together to better understand each other's capabilities for Operation Orange Flag. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jimmy Clay.

Apr 17

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today announced the appointment of five new members to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). The HSAC is comprised of experts from state, local and tribal governments, emergency and first responder communities, academia and the private sector who provide recommendations and advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security on a variety of homeland security issues.

Apr 16

The Department of Homeland Security plays a critical role in enforcing trade laws that protect the public health and safety of American consumers. Every day, DHS personnel serving at our nation’s border facilitate billions of dollars in imports and exports and help ensure that American businesses get the benefit of all the economic opportunities the United States has negotiated over the years. From this unique vantage point, we recognize the importance of comprehensive, enforceable trade agreements to global trade and national economic competitiveness.

Apr 16

Today the Senate confirmed Russell C. Deyo as Under Secretary for Management at the Department of Homeland Security, by a vote of 95-2. As Under Secretary for Management, Russ will be the number three official in this Department, and oversee my continued Unity of Effort initiatives and bring greater effectiveness and efficiency to the manner in which we pursue our homeland security mission for the American people. I have known Russ Deyo going back over ten years, when I was in private practice and he was Vice President for Administration at my client Johnson & Johnson. I am very grateful that Russ agreed to step out of retirement to do this important public service.

Apr 15

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today met with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to underscore the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) important collaboration with the city’s leadership and local law enforcement on a range of homeland security-related priorities and issues.

Apr 15

10 year anniversary coinToday, we commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). DNDO was established through presidential directive on April 15, 2005 with the singular mission to prevent nuclear terrorism through nuclear detection. In 2006, DNDO was tasked with the technical nuclear forensics mission. To accomplish our mission, DNDO collaborates with a wide range of partners and promotes innovative approaches to protect the nation. In fact, the Partnership for Public Service recently ranked DNDO # 2 for Innovation among 314 agency subcomponents, based on results from the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.

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