On November 10, 2015, the DHS Office of Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) Strategic Sourcing Program Office (SSPO) held its first major Industry Outreach Event at the Walter E.
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Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, joined by Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Department of Homeland Security component leadership, today presented the DHS Secretary’s Award to 329 DHS employees from across the country for their extraordinary service and outstanding contributions to the Department and the Nation. Secretary Johnson resumed these awards last year to appropriately recognize the achievements and selfless service of DHS personnel who preserve our freedoms and protect the homeland with integrity, vigilance, and respect.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today announced the appointment of 28 new members to the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC). The HSSTAC provides scientific and technical advice to the Secretary and senior department leadership on matters related to the expansion of technological capabilities across the homeland security enterprise.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson was in Mexico City today and yesterday, where he met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Secretary of Interior Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, and Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu, to discuss our shared security and commercial interests.
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) Director Connie Patrick addresses FLETC’s capabilities and participation in the Administration’s due-diligence of the State Department’s overseas security training facility.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Under Secretary Dr. Reginald Brothers, Office of Health Affairs (OHA) Assistant Secretary and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kathryn Brinsfield, and Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Director Dr. Huban Gowadia address DHS’ work to strengthen departmental unity of effort with regard to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive threats to the nation.
DHS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the General Services Administration (GSA) to use One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) and OASIS Small Business (OASIS SB) to procure professional services. OASIS and OASIS SB are multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts that provide mission support across many areas of expertise and multiple professional service disciplines.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Policy (PLCY) Office of Strategy, Planning, Analysis & Risk Acting Assistant Secretary Thomas Smith addresses PLCY’s efforts to assess climate change as a risk within the 2014 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review.
The DHS-wide Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) for Medical Supplies simplifies purchasing of medical items at prices that leverage the purchase volume of the entire Department. These medical supplies are used by personnel to train for and perform medical treatments, tests, and operations. The supplies are those used in a pre-hospital, emergency medical services context, and oftentimes in an austere, remote environment.