Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis R. McDonough announced a new initiative to support our Nation’s noncitizen service members, veterans, and the immediate family members of service members.
The DoD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for Service members to gain valuable civilian work experience with DHS during the last 180 days of service. SkillBridge connects Service members with DHS Components in real-world job experiences.
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intention to hire hundreds of veterans identified at a veterans jobs fair in August 2017.
Many of the missions of the Department of Homeland Security align with the deep sense of service and security that is fundamental to those who serve in our armed forces. We are proud to have more than 54,500 veterans—nearly 28% of our entire workforce—at the Department of Homeland Security.
Memorial Day is a time to recognize and honor those brave men and women of the United States military who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of this nation.
A veteran – whether active duty, discharged, retired, or reserve – is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including his or her life
By Greg Touhill, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity & Communications
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Border Patrol’s Del Rio Sector Honor Guard proudly represents the agency and participates in a Veterans Day parade in Del Rio, Texas. On Veterans Day, we pause to honor the men and women of our nation’s armed forces who courageously defend our freedoms. This includes the more than 53,000 veterans – 17,000 at U.S. Customs and Border Protection alone – who continue to serve as employees of the Department of Homeland Security. Official U.S. Customs and Border Protection photo.
Today is Veterans Day. Please pause to thank a very special group of Americans—the brave men and women of our armed forces who have made the selfless and courageous decision to stand up to protect our country, our families, our rights, and freedoms. We owe each veteran a debt of gratitude and everlasting recognition for their sacrifice.