Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf gives featured remarks at the 2020 DHS Veterans Day Ceremony. Alongside Deputy Under Secretary for Management Randolph D. “Tex" Alles and other DHS representatives, Acting Secretary Wolf thanks the 56,000 veterans who make up the DHS workforce, and the 19 million Americans who have proudly served our country in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard.
On November 10, the U.S. Marine Corps celebrates its 245th birthday. Following featured guests and the traditional cake cutting ceremony, watch Deputy Under Secretary for Management Randolph D. Alles (MajGen, USMC Ret.) speak to this momentous occasion.
In recognition of outstanding teamwork for refining and improving the Arrival and Departure System (ADIS) consolidating electronic entry, exit and status information into a single data repository.
In recognition of extraordinary teamwork in designing, planning, and implementing a department-wide Women in Law Enforcement hiring event that epitomizes a successful unity of effort across DHS.
For leadership in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, in coordination with the Department of Defense, and for developing and implementing a GeoSuite application to aid aircraft commanders in tracking persons in distress all across the Gulf Coast.
For swiftly convening a multi-disciplinary team to develop the strategy for this complex, fast-paced and high-visibility project to build a wall on our southwest border to gain and maintain operational control of the border.
In recognition of extraordinary collaboration in establishing a revolutionary process in deploying aircraft, crews, and technicians to Central America, and USCG cutters and allied warships in the Caribbean and Western Pacific.
In recognition of the joint DHS and Panama initiatives to address border security vulnerabilities that pose threats via air, land and sea.
For demonstrating outstanding leadership in managing the DHS Surge Capacity Force Program, particularly during the unprecedented 2017 Hurricane Season.