On May 24, DHS celebrated the second annual “Night at the Nationals.” Over 900 DHS employees, their friends and their families from across the National Capitol Region came together to enjoy the game as one DHS.
A joint-DHS Color Guard featuring U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the Federal Protective Service presented the colors during the National Anthem. (Matt Harmon/DHS)
Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and employees from U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection were publicly recognized on-field with the DHS Spirit Award. (Jetta Disco/DHS)
DHS K9 Unit Officers Dennis Tyree and his partner Coal and Scott Eshelmann and his partner Judge were also recognized during the DHS Spirit Award. (Jetta Disco/DHS)
Secretary Jeh Johnson threw the ceremonial first pitch at Nationals Park to open the game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets. (Jetta Disco/DHS)
Secretary Johnson and Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas pose for a photo with left fielder Jayson Werth. (Jetta Disco/DHS)
Deputy Secretary Mayorkas poses with Washington National’s mascot “Screech” before the game starts. (Jetta Disco/DHS)
Secretary Johnson joins a DHS employee and her family for the game. (Jetta Disco/DHS)
“Night at the Nationals” was a great opportunity to celebrate the hard work of DHS employees. Every day, DHS employees work long hours and carry out difficult missions, making great sacrifices on behalf of themselves and their families to ensure the safety and security of our homeland. Here at DHS, we are committed to honoring the contributions of our hard-working and dedicated workforce.