Homeland Security Department employees are leaving their desk jobs to serve in the Surge Capacity Force to help with Hurricane Harvey response.
The Homeland Security Department isn't the only agency working on rescue and response to Hurricane Harvey. Other agencies are doing their part to help impacted victims in Texas in Louisiana.
While the House passed its $696 billion version of the 2018 defense spending bill last week, one branch of the armed services — the U.S. Coast Guard — won't receive a windfall in defense spending. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft says the service is still a branch of the armed services, and should be funded as such.
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Military leaders converged this week on National Harbor, Maryland for Sea-Air-Space: The Navy League’s Global Maritime Exposition.
The Coast Guard almost faced a $1 billion cut to its funding in President Donald Trump's 2018 budget. The service avoided that peril, but there are plenty of other things for the Coast Guard to work on. Adm. Paul Zukunft, the Coast Guard commandant, spoke with Federal News Radio's Scott Maucione on Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the Sea Air Space Symposium in National Harbor, Maryland.
Federal Drive with Tom Temin interviews military commanders and agency leaders at the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Expo.
The Coast Guard is midway through its biggest capital overhaul in a half century. But it will need the right people to man the new ships and carry out its 21st century missions. Adm. Paul Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the Sea Air Space expo at the Gaylord National Convention Center, in National Harbor, Maryland, to discuss the new Coast Guard human capital plan.
Now that Congress has funded the Coast Guard's largest acquisition budget ever, Adm. Paul Zukunft, the Coast Guard commandant, said the barometer is rising and the storms have abated.
Adm. Paul Zukunft says he’s highly optimistic that more money is coming to help recapitalize his fleet. The House and Senate have yet to agree to a 2016 appropriations bill for the Department of Homeland Security, but he said his discussions with leaders of both parties from the two congressional appropriations committees suggest his service will get a robust plus-up.
Even state of the art cyber protection can\'t prevent employee error. The insider threat is at the nucleus of the Coast Guard\'s newly revised cyber security strategy. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to review what else the strategy encompasses and how cyber impacts the Coast Guard.
Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard, released a new cyber strategy for his command. He says that the weakest link an agency faces in protecting its IT systems is poor cyber hygiene by employees.
Should an appropriations lapse occur, Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft said the Coast Guard's workforce, acquisition programs and daily operations would be "adversely affected."
He vows, "We will not do more with less. Those days are over." With the shadow of shutdown looming, the Commandant gave his State of the Coast Guard address this week. He said aging platforms and crumbling infrastructure threaten mission success. He also vowed to take decisive action to alleviate the strain. Adm. Paul Zukunft is the 25th Commandant of the Coast Guard, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to review the state of the Coast Guard.