Sandia National Laboratories researchers, from left, Yuan-Yu Jau, George Burns, Justin Christensen and Ed Bielejec plan to test a future neutron generator for an electric-field imaging system at Sandia’s Ion Beam Laboratory, pictured here. (Courtesy of Sandia Labs by Randy Montoya)

Sandia Imaging Tool for Concealed Detonators Nominated in ‘ASTORS’

At times overshadowed by its electrically charged siblings the proton and the electron, neutrons quietly play important roles in national security. They start nuclear reactions for weapons and power plants. They bombard...
ICE HSI and local law enforcement routinely partner to conduct operations in a continuous effort to reduce the demand that fuels sex trafficking and exploitation of children in our communities. (Courtesy of ICE)

Multi-Agency Mesa Ops Result in 18 Arrested on Prostitutions and More

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), which has been Nominated in the 2021 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, joined the East Valley Human Trafficking...
Approximately 61,130 pounds of seized contraband is staged to be offloaded on board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James at Port Everglades, Florida, Aug. 5, 2021. The James is homeported in Charleston, South Carolina. (Courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Estrada)

Coast Guard Offloads $1.4B in Cocaine, Marijuana at Florida Port

Coast Guard Cutter James' crew offloaded approximately 59,700 pounds of cocaine and 1,430 pounds of marijuana worth more than $1.4 billion last week, at Port Everglades, which is the largest offload...
Sarah Greenert McNichol, Matron of Honor for the pre-commissioning unit (PCU) Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795), christens the ship during a ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard facility in Groton, Conn., July 31, 2021. (Courtesy of the U.S. Navy by Chief Petty Officer Joshua Karsten.)

U.S. Navy Christens Newest Attack Submarine, USS Hyman G. Rickover

The Navy christened one of its newest Virginia-class attack submarines, the future USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 795), in honor of the “Father of the Nuclear Navy" on Saturday, July 31,...
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Stranded Dogs Unite Republicans and Democrats to Lift CDC Canine Ban

By Dana Gentry, Nevada Current A measure designed to shorten the wait for dogs currently banned from entering the U.S. passed the House of Representatives Tuesday night on a bipartisan voice vote....
It is equally crucial for travelers to know that emergency rescue and evacuation membership services are not only for pandemics, rather it's essential for any traveler for any emergency, whether it's due to a natural disaster, civil unrest, or simply needing emergency help when you're traveling.

What The Pandemic Taught Travelers About Insurance (Multi-Video)

Guest OpEd by Jim Sano What did people learn about traveling during a pandemic? Their travel insurance did not provide the protection they expected. Travelers who assumed their trip insurance would reimburse COVID-19-related trip...
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) helps the nation prepare for and respond to critical incidents, such as active shooters and terrorist attacks, by improving capabilities during all stages of response. The Forensic Video Exploitation and Analysis (FOVEA) tool helps first responders quickly analyze video to identify potential suspects by allowing users to tag a person to a left-behind item and reconstruct that individual’s path across multiple camera views.

DHS S&T Forensic Video Exploitation & Analysis Tool Competes in ‘ASTORS’

An action movie opens to a scene on the metro platform where a bag has been left unattended, raising suspicion in the metro’s security control room. Video cameras zero in and, through...
The majority of migrants attempting to get through the gate were men, according to a video recording posted to Twitter amid the commotion. A Border Patrol spokesman from the Del Rio region told The Post that the disorderly incident was brief and the rest of the encounter peaceful despite the early crush to get through the fence. (Courtesy of Twitter and YouTube)

See Hundreds of Migrants Try to Force Way Past Texas Border Agents

July 19, 2021 – In Breaking News – NEW YORK POST Hundreds of migrants in Mexico converged at a gate on the border in Del Rio, Texas, Monday morning, and tried to...
The U.S. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.

CBP Arrest 23 Fugitives, Nabs Cocaine, Fentanyl, Marijuana in Week

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which was recognized in the 2018 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has announced that within the span of a single week CBP Officers at...
AMO Long Beach Marine Unit agents and partners responded to a maritime smuggling event at Mother’s Beach, Alamitos Bay, Long Beach, CA. AMO agents and OFO partners apprehended 10 undocumented non-citizens. (Courtesy of CBP)

San Diego CBP AMO Disrupt Eight Maritime Smuggling Events in 4 Days

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) San Diego Air and Marine Branch crews worked with law enforcement partners to disrupt eight maritime smuggling events in the Southern California...