The Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C., has announced that for the third year in a row the third largest federal government department, that serves the people of the United States of America with a 60 billion dollar budget and 230,000 employees, received a clean audit. The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh C. Johnson expressed pride in his department for the amazing achievement. “I salute our Chief Financial Officer Chip Fulghum, the CFO of our components and our entire financial management team for the hard work that went into this achievement,” Johnson said.
The work and customer service provided by many federal employees goes unnoticed by many people. The day in and day out service of the Department of Homeland Security is a case in point. Islamic terrorists did not attack America this Thanksgiving because of the work of law enforcement agencies across the nation.
The recent attack on the beautiful and peaceful city of Paris by Islamic terrorists in France, has once again called attention to the horrible acts of senseless violence and murder that can be inflicted on innocent people. In seven visits to Paris, your customer service journalist experienced excellent customer service and kind and gentle people.
The Department of Homeland Security was created by President George W. Bush after Islamic terrorists murdered over 3,000 innocent Americans on September 11, 2001. Since the Department of Homeland was created there has not been a single Islamic terrorist attack by foreign agents on American soil. As many Americans pray for the unspeakable acts of violence in Paris and Bamako this Thanksgiving season, Homeland Security is increasing its alerts to ensure the safety of the United States of America. The department is asking all Americans to report suspicious activity and breaches of security. Be on alert dishonest computer hackers with IT experience used for evil and criminal behavior.
Though much of the work of the Department of Homeland Security is done quietly in the background, the recent Islamic terrorist attacks on innocent people in Paris, France, and Bamako, Mali, has again called the world’s attention to the need to protect innocent people from acts of violence.
As District of Columbia residents and visitors dined in restaurants across the city on Thanksgiving they were able to eat, laugh, and enjoy themselves without fear of being murdered by terrorists because of the work of law enforcement agencies and the Department of Homeland Security in keeping violent extremists out of the country. It an amazing achievement to protect a nation of 300 million people.
The 22 agencies within the Department of Homeland Security work night and day to ensure the safety of Americans as they work, play, and sleep in the greatest nation on earth. The Department of Homeland Security served the nation well this Thanksgiving holiday.