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Aug. 7, 2018

Mattis Comments on DoD Role in Election Security, Space as Warfighting Domain

The Defense Department will provide all support necessary to the Department of Homeland Security and law enforcement agencies to protect U.S. elections from Russian interference and other bad actors, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.

April 16, 2018

DoD, DHS Outline National Guard Role in Securing Border

National Guard troops are deploying to the southern U.S. border to work in operational support missions for the Department of Homeland Security, officials from the departments of Defense and Homeland Security told reporters in Washington.

April 7, 2018

National Guard Troops Deploy to Southern U.S. Border

The first of up to 4,000 National Guard troops Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has authorized to support the Department of Homeland Security’s mission along the southern U.S. border have deployed.

April 5, 2018

DoD Enhances Support for U.S. Border Security Mission, Spokesperson Says

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis agrees border security is national security and is working closely with the Homeland Security secretary to enhance Defense Department support, said Dana W. White, the chief Pentagon spokesperson.

Jan. 31, 2017

Face of Defense: Coast Guard Reservist Succeeds Through Hard Work, Dedication

Coast Guard reservist Petty Officer 3rd Class Casondra Minifield has achieved success and admiration from her supervisors and peers through hard work and dedication. A multi-sport athlete and community volunteer, Minifield said she pushes herself for a reason: She has a sense of duty to set a good example.

Oct. 19, 2016

Carter Presents Public Service Award to Homeland Security Secretary

Defense Secretary Ash Carter honored Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, formerly the Pentagon’s top legal official, with the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Award, the department’s highest civilian honor.

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