The 2017 First Responder Electronic Jamming Exercise (JamX 17) was hosted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) July 16-22, at the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Representatives from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Coast Guard, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory, joined nearly 300 participants from across the country.
Photo of the Week
Photo Gallery - Highlights of the Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE) platform (hotel environment) and first responders interacting with the technology.
“We are a resilient nation. I still remember on September 12, 2001, the people in Manhattan came to work.” Secretary Johnson opened the 2016 Aspen Security Forum with a candid conversation on the state of our nation’s security, and the impenetrable, unbreakable nature of the American spirit. Official DHS photo by Barry Bahler.
Securing the Democratic National Convention. Secretary Johnson and senior DHS leadership traveled to Philadelphia today to inspect security operations and contingency planning. Just hours after executing an outstanding security plan for the RNC in Cleveland, the Secret Service is ramping up operations for a second National Security Special Event.