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DHS 10th Anniversary

DHS 10th Anniversary

In 2003, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security began its operations, unifying 22 legacy agencies within a single department with a common mission: to safeguard America and integrate our Nation’s capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from threats and disasters of all kinds.   

America is safer and stronger today than ever before. And DHS stands ready to confront our future challenges.  

During the month of March, and throughout 2013, we will recognize and celebrate the work of DHS employees from across the country and around the world through a number of initiatives, as we re-commit and move forward to the future of the Department. We invite you to learn more about DHS and our mission, and share with us in this celebration of our ten year anniversary

Secretary's Message Secretary's Message
Secretary Napolitano shares a special message on the 10th anniversary of the Department in a post on the DHS blog.
Faces of Homeland Security Faces of Homeland Security: Heroes on the Front Lines
Faces shares some of the remarkable stories of the men and women of DHS who work every day to protect our country and keep our communities safe.
State of Homeland Security State of Homeland Security
Secretary Napolitano delivered the third annual State of Homeland Security address, where she discussed the evolution and the future of Homeland Security.
Presidential Proclamation

Presidential Proclamation
10th Anniversary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

A Day in the Life of DHS
Every day, DHS employees all over the country will work to protect the American public from a range of threats. Learn how DHS helps keep our nation safe by air, land, sea and in cyberspace every day in “A Day in the Life of Homeland Security.”




Twitter: Follow the DHS Twitter account for timely and relevant updates about DHS and its components.
Facebook: Like the DHS Facebook page for information about DHS and component events and resources.
DHS Blog: Read the DHS blog for updates and insight from Secretary Napolitano and other key officials from DHS and our component agencies.


Last Published Date: March 21, 2013
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