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myDHS shines a light on you, the employees, DHS’ most valuable resource. In this series, you will hear from your colleagues on what makes them proud, the challenges they face day-to day and how the work they do safeguards the American people, our homeland and our values.

Latest Episodes

TSA on the Job: Aviation Transportation Security Inspector

As a TSA Transportation Security Inspector for aviation at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Horace Anderson conducts inspections, assessments and investigations of airlines and individuals to determine how well they comply with regulations as well as identifying areas of potential vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.

1 min2018 AUG 22
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TSA on the Job: Aviation Transportation Security Inspector

Conversation with the Andy Neal, Chief Actuary of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program

FEMA’s own Andy Neal (and team) from the National Flood Insurance Program, was chosen as one of the 27 finalists for the Management Excellence Category of the Samuel J Heyman Service to America Medal – the “Sammie”. On this episode of the FEMA Podcast we talk with Andy Neal about the process of diversifying the NFIP’s risk through reinsurance, and what the Sammie Nomination has meant for his program.

21 min2018 JUN 23
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Conversation with the Andy Neal, Chief Actuary of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program

Opportunities

Scott Santoro, Acting Deputy Assistant Director – Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Washington, D.C. Office, discusses the many great opportunities to not just train law enforcement but to save lives.

4 min2018 JUN 5
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Opportunities

The Toughest Job I’ve Ever Loved

Leslie Hope, Information Technology Field Services Chief, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), talks about the joys and challenges of merging 22 components into one functional agency.

11 min2018 MAY 23
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The Toughest Job I’ve Ever Loved

National Police Week – Paying Tribute to the Men and Women of the Secret Service

United States Secret Service (USSS) Public Affairs Specialist Sam Reed and USSS archivist Jason Kendrick discuss the USSS’ “Moments in History” and the stories of those that sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

6 min2018 MAY 17
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National Police Week – Paying Tribute to the Men and Women of the Secret Service

What Keeps Me Motivated

Patrick Orender, Assistant Port Director, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), shares what drives him to work day in and day out to accomplish the DHS mission. His hope is that the critical role of DHS is never forgotten.

3 min2018 MAY 10
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What Keeps Me Motivated

How FEMA’s Focus is Shifting

FEMA Administrator Brock Long gives listeners insight into FEMA’s mission, vision and the role of emergency management. Administrator Long also talks about his first 8 months on the job, FEMA’s large-scale response to the historic 2017 hurricane season and FEMA’s strategic goals to more effectively serve the American public before, during and after a disaster.

29 min2018 MAY 3
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How FEMA’s Focus is Shifting

We Stand Ready

Ronald Rowe, Deputy Assistant Director, United States Secret Service (USSS), describes how the USSS stands ready to protect the President, its protectees and America’s youth by following up on every threat. Learn how the USSS keeps the homeland safe by safeguarding National Special Security events and combating active shooters, online child exploitations and cyber bullying.

4 min2018 APR 27
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We Stand Ready

A Fatherly Instinct – How It and Hugo’s CBP Training Saved A Baby’s Life

Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Hugo Gonzalez, Imperial Beach Station, San Ysidro, Calif, discusses a defining moment on what started as a typical day. He never imagined that he would end up saving a baby’s life. “My purpose for that day, if not for my lifetime, was to make sure that baby made it back safe.”

6 min2018 APR 19
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A Fatherly Instinct – How It and Hugo’s CBP Training Saved A Baby’s Life

Do the Right Thing

Kathleen Fox, FEMA Acting Assistant Administrator, National Preparedness Directorate, talks about why her work sustains her. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Fox shares how she felt a “sense of urgency and incredible sense of duty to do the right thing for those that suffered so dearly.”

2 min2018 APR 12
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Do the Right Thing

Latest Episodes

TSA on the Job: Aviation Transportation Security Inspector

As a TSA Transportation Security Inspector for aviation at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Horace Anderson conducts inspections, assessments and investigations of airlines and individuals to determine how well they comply with regulations as well as identifying areas of potential vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.

1 min2018 AUG 22
Comments
TSA on the Job: Aviation Transportation Security Inspector

Conversation with the Andy Neal, Chief Actuary of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program

FEMA’s own Andy Neal (and team) from the National Flood Insurance Program, was chosen as one of the 27 finalists for the Management Excellence Category of the Samuel J Heyman Service to America Medal – the “Sammie”. On this episode of the FEMA Podcast we talk with Andy Neal about the process of diversifying the NFIP’s risk through reinsurance, and what the Sammie Nomination has meant for his program.

21 min2018 JUN 23
Comments
Conversation with the Andy Neal, Chief Actuary of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program

Opportunities

Scott Santoro, Acting Deputy Assistant Director – Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Washington, D.C. Office, discusses the many great opportunities to not just train law enforcement but to save lives.

4 min2018 JUN 5
Comments
Opportunities

The Toughest Job I’ve Ever Loved

Leslie Hope, Information Technology Field Services Chief, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), talks about the joys and challenges of merging 22 components into one functional agency.

11 min2018 MAY 23
Comments
The Toughest Job I’ve Ever Loved

National Police Week – Paying Tribute to the Men and Women of the Secret Service

United States Secret Service (USSS) Public Affairs Specialist Sam Reed and USSS archivist Jason Kendrick discuss the USSS’ “Moments in History” and the stories of those that sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.

6 min2018 MAY 17
Comments
National Police Week – Paying Tribute to the Men and Women of the Secret Service

What Keeps Me Motivated

Patrick Orender, Assistant Port Director, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), shares what drives him to work day in and day out to accomplish the DHS mission. His hope is that the critical role of DHS is never forgotten.

3 min2018 MAY 10
Comments
What Keeps Me Motivated

How FEMA’s Focus is Shifting

FEMA Administrator Brock Long gives listeners insight into FEMA’s mission, vision and the role of emergency management. Administrator Long also talks about his first 8 months on the job, FEMA’s large-scale response to the historic 2017 hurricane season and FEMA’s strategic goals to more effectively serve the American public before, during and after a disaster.

29 min2018 MAY 3
Comments
How FEMA’s Focus is Shifting

We Stand Ready

Ronald Rowe, Deputy Assistant Director, United States Secret Service (USSS), describes how the USSS stands ready to protect the President, its protectees and America’s youth by following up on every threat. Learn how the USSS keeps the homeland safe by safeguarding National Special Security events and combating active shooters, online child exploitations and cyber bullying.

4 min2018 APR 27
Comments
We Stand Ready

A Fatherly Instinct – How It and Hugo’s CBP Training Saved A Baby’s Life

Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Hugo Gonzalez, Imperial Beach Station, San Ysidro, Calif, discusses a defining moment on what started as a typical day. He never imagined that he would end up saving a baby’s life. “My purpose for that day, if not for my lifetime, was to make sure that baby made it back safe.”

6 min2018 APR 19
Comments
A Fatherly Instinct – How It and Hugo’s CBP Training Saved A Baby’s Life

Do the Right Thing

Kathleen Fox, FEMA Acting Assistant Administrator, National Preparedness Directorate, talks about why her work sustains her. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Fox shares how she felt a “sense of urgency and incredible sense of duty to do the right thing for those that suffered so dearly.”

2 min2018 APR 12
Comments
Do the Right Thing
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