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Homeland Security Enterprise

The Department of Homeland Security was formed in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as part of a determined national effort to safeguard the United States against terrorism. The Department became the third-largest federal department, bringing together 22 different federal agencies, each with a role in this effort. Since the Department's creation, the goal is simple: one DHS, one enterprise, a shared vision, with integrated results-based operations. 

Last Published Date: March 27, 2018

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May 15

Men and women in uniform put their lives at risk every day. This week, National Police Week, we thank them for their service and recognize ­­­the sacrifice of fallen officers.

May 14

Every year the Coast Guard awards a chief petty officer the MCPO Angela M. McShan Inspirational Leadership Award.  This year’s distinguished active duty recipient is Chief Petty Officer Brynn Simonetti, who notably spearheaded the 2017 Inaugural National Capital Region Mentoring Project.

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