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Homeland Security

DHS Announces Funding Opportunity For Fiscal Year 2020 Preparedness Grants

WASHINGTON—Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf today announced the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Notices of Funding Opportunity for eight DHS preparedness grant programs totaling nearly $1.8 billion. The grant programs provide funding to state, local, tribal and territorial governments, as well as transportation authorities, nonprofit organizations and the private sector, to improve the nation’s readiness in preventing, protecting… Read more
New law provides eligible Veterans and Primary Family Caregivers with access to DoD and Coast Guard commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare, and recreation retail services.

Commissary, Military Service Exchange, and MWR access extended to more Veterans beginning 2020

More veterans and caregivers to have eligibility The Department of Defense (DoD) is proud to expand commissary, exchange and morale, welfare and recreation retail eligibility to: Purple Heart recipients Former prisoners of war All veterans with service-connected disabilities Individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance… Read more
President Donald J. Trump signs Executive Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Veterans

President Donald J. Trump signs Executive Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Veterans

The Secretaries of Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security will develop a plan to ensure Veterans’ mental health care for the year after separating from service WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order titled, “Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life.” This Executive Order directs the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs… Read more
Department of Homeland Security

DHS Aims to Hire Hundreds of Veterans from Veterans Recruitment Event

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intention to hire hundreds of veterans identified at a veterans jobs fair in August 2017. DHS hosted a two-day, veterans-focused recruitment and hiring event titled “Continue Your Service to America.” The event included informational training sessions and exhibits to showcase the critical missions performed across the department. Participants had the opportunity to… Read more

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 227th Birthday

Check out these businesses owned by Coast Guard Veterans Check out these famous Coast Guard veterans Read a full history of the USCG August 4th, 2017. The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our… Read more

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 226th Birthday

View a list of businesses owned by past and present Coast Guard members Read about the United States Coast Guard (USCG) History Read famous quotes about the U.S. Coast Guard August 6th, 2016. The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since… Read more

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 223rd Birthday

View a list of businesses owned by past and present Coast Guard members Read about the United States Coast Guard (USCG) History Read famous quotes about the U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast… Read more