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  • Cover Image for DHS Remembers: 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks album

    As we mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, DHS honors the memory of those who lost their lives by serving our mission with dedication. We remain committed to working together across every level of government to keep our Nation safe from evolving threats, both foreign and domestic.

    Number of items: 31
    Last Updated: Sep 15, 2021
  • Cover Image for Ground Zero Flag Raising Ceremony album

    Washington, D.C. (September 14, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas joins the U.S. Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard and other DHS employees in raising a flag that had previously been flown over the 9/11 Memorial in New York City on September 11, 2021. After the flag is flown over DHS Headquarters, it will be transported and flown over other DHS locations throughout the country.

    Number of items: 39
    Last Updated: Sep 14, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Participates in NYC 9/11 Memorial Ceremony album

    New York, NY (September 11, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas participates in the 9/11 20th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony at Ground Zero.

    Number of items: 71
    Last Updated: Sep 14, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Travels to New York City album

    New York, NY (September 10, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas travelled to New York City where he received a briefing by the NYPD, participated in a press conference, toured National Special Security Events planning with the United States Secret Service, and toured of a Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Center.

    Number of items: 63
    Last Updated: Sep 14, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Attends Secret Service 9/11 Memorial Event album

    Beltsville, MD (September 10, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas attends a September 11 Memorial Event at the United States Secret Service Training Facility in Beltsville, Maryland.

    Number of items: 31
    Last Updated: Sep 14, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Participates in 9/11 Tree Planting Ceremony album

    Washington, D.C. (September 8, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas participates in a 9/11 Remembrance and Survivor Tree Planting Ceremony on DHS's St. Elizabeths campus in Washington, D.C. During the ceremony Secretary Mayorkas was joined by DHS members who were personally affected by the September 11, 2001 attacks.

    Number of items: 46
    Last Updated: Sep 8, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Briefs Press on Operation Allies Welcome album

    Washington (Sept. 3, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas conducts a press conference to provide updates on Operation Allies Welcome, the department-led effort to resettle Afghan refugees. Bob Fenton, selected by the secretary to oversee the operation, also delivered remarks. (DHS photo by Zachary Hupp)

    Number of items: 16
    Last Updated: Sep 7, 2021
  • Cover Image for Operation Allies Welcome album

    President Biden has directed the Department of Homeland Security to serve as the lead agency coordinating ongoing efforts across the federal government to resettle vulnerable Afghans, including those who worked on behalf of the United States.

    Number of items: 21
    Last Updated: Sep 7, 2021
  • Cover Image for 2014 Secretary's Awards album

    The 2014 Secretary’s Awards honor the work, sacrifice and professional excellence of employees from components all across the Department of Homeland Security.  These colleagues highlighted below have performed above and beyond the call of duty, responding in extraordinary ways to the challenges of protecting the homeland.  These individuals have displayed a special dedication to the mission of homeland security, setting a sterling example for all 240,000 DHS employees who share their commitment to the Department and to the American people.

    Number of items: 55
    Last Updated: Sep 13, 2021
  • Cover Image for September 11th Stock Imagery album

    Photos and images created by the Department of Homeland Security and its components that relate to September 11th. 

    Number of items: 52
    Last Updated: Sep 14, 2021
  • Cover Image for Hurricane Irma album

    On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph (215 km/h). Irma dropped back to Category 3 by the time it made a second Florida landfall on Marco Island.

    This gallery contains imagery featured on DHS.gov and on DHS social media channels.  For additional imagery from Hurricane Irma, please visit FEMA.gov or the DVIDS Hurricane Irma Gallery.

    Number of items: 24
    Last Updated: Aug 31, 2021
  • Cover Image for Hurricane Harvey album

    Hurricane Harvey began to rapidly intensify on August 24, 2017, becoming a hurricane later that day. While the storm moved generally northwest, Harvey's intensification phase stalled slightly overnight from August 24–25; however, Harvey soon resumed strengthening and quickly became a major hurricane and attained Category 4 intensity later that day. Hours later, Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas, at peak intensity. Afterwards, rapid weakening ensued, and Harvey had degraded to a tropical storm as it stalled near the coastline of the state, dropping torrential and unprecedented amounts of rainfall over Texas. On August 28, it emerged back over the Gulf of Mexico, strengthening slightly before making a third and final landfall in Louisiana on August 29.

    This gallery contains imagery featured on DHS.gov and on DHS social media channels.  For additional imagery from Hurricane Harvey, please visit FEMA.gov or the DVIDS Hurricane Harvey Gallery.

    Number of items: 35
    Last Updated: Aug 31, 2021
  • Cover Image for Hurricane Maria album

    On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico as a Category 4 hurricane.  Hurricane Maria was the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, and the worst to strike Puerto Rico since 1928.

    This gallery contains imagery featured on DHS.gov and on DHS social media channels.  For additional imagery from Hurricane Maria, please visit FEMA.gov or the DVIDS Hurricane Maria Gallery.

    Number of items: 62
    Last Updated: Sep 13, 2021
  • Cover Image for Coast Guard and DHS Members Donate Backpacks  album

    Washington (August 26, 2021) Members of the United States Coast Guard, along with the Department of Homeland Security Office of Partnership in Education, donated nearly 300 backpacks to students at Turner Elementary School in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, August 26. (DHS Photos by Zachary Hupp) 

    Number of items: 25
    Last Updated: Aug 30, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Trip to Miami, FL album

    Miami, FL (August 19, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas travelled to Miami, FL where he met with Cuban and Haitian American community leaders, visited the site of the Surfside condo building collapse, and met with the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department to thank the first responders for their efforts.

    Number of items: 105
    Last Updated: Aug 25, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Meets With Israeli Ambassador album

    Washington, D.C. (August 13, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas meets with Israeli Ambassador Gilad Erdan.

    Number of items: 14
    Last Updated: Aug 13, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Travels to South Texas album

    McAllen and Brownsville, TX (August 11-12, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas traveled to McAllen and Brownsville, Texas where he received operational briefings on frontline operations at Border Patrol processing facilities, heard directly from Border Patrol leadership in the Rio Grande Valley, and met with Border Patrol Agents, thanking them for their unwavering dedication to the mission. He also met with border sheriffs, local and federal leaders, and NGOs during the visit, thanking them for their partnership.

    Number of items: 108
    Last Updated: Aug 13, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Deputy Secretary Tien Swears in Robert Silvers album

    Washington, D.C. (August 10, 2021) Homeland Security Deputy Secretary John Tien swears in Robert Silvers as the new DHS Under Secretary for the Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans at DHS Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

    Number of items: 21
    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Deputy Secretary Tien Meets with William McRaven album

    Washington, D.C. (August 9, 2021) Homeland Security Deputy Secretary John Tien meets with retired U.S. Navy Admiral William McRaven, former commander of the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM), at the DHS St. Elizabeths Campus in Washington, D.C. Mr. McRaven also met with Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral Linda Fagan at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters.

    Number of items: 19
    Last Updated: Aug 11, 2021
  • Cover Image for DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Participates in CISA Swearing In Ceremony album

    Arlington, VA (August 9, 2021) Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas participates in the swearing in of new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) director Jen Easterly at CISA Headquarters in Arlington, VA.

    Number of items: 31
    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2021

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