On Friday, June 4, at 8:45am, Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas raised the LGBTQ+ Pride flag for the first time in DHS history. On the St. Elizabeths campus in the District of Columbia, the Secretary and DHS staff proudly gathered in front of the ceremonial entrance for this momentous occasion.
These first seven days of May mark Public Service Recognition Week. During this week, we take a moment to recognize and express the Nation’s appreciation for what you and others in public service do for the American people.
In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, we wanted to highlight the women inventors working for DHS, both federal employees and contractors. To date, DHS has a total of eight women inventors who hold six patents. In addition, more than 20 inventions by DHS women are currently awaiting approval by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO).
In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, we wanted to highlight the women of DHS who are inventors. To date, DHS has a total of eight women inventors who hold six patents. In addition, more than 20 inventions by DHS women are currently awaiting approval by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO).
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.