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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.

Mar 27

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson shares a hug with TSA supervisor Carol Richel and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Heather Sylve during a visit to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International AirportSecretary of Homeland Security Jeh C. Johnson shares a hug with TSA supervisor Carol Richel and Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Heather Sylve during a visit to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. When a deranged man attacked TSA officers and wounded Officer Richel last Friday, Lieutenant Heather Sylve took the attacker down and saved Officer Richel’s life. The bravery and dedication of these women, and our TSA workforce at this airport and at airports across the country, is an inspiration.

Mar 27

Today I visited with our Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel in New Orleans, including three who were at the scene of the attack, last Friday night, by a deranged man with a machete and other dangerous items.

Mar 26

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson meets with Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Al-Mashnouq to discuss a variety of homeland security related prioritiesOn March 26, 2015, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Al-Mashnouq to discuss a variety of homeland security related priorities, and reiterate the commitment of the United States to work collaboratively with its international partners to share information and combat common threats.

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