BC: . | Read about The Department of Homeland Security, the secretary, and some fun facts.
FC: The Department of Homeland Security
1: Index | Introduction pg.2 The Department of Homeland Security pg.3 The Secretary pg.4-5 Fun Facts pg.6 Sources pg.7
2: Introduction | What is the Department of homeland security? Who runs and works for the department? What are the main jobs,ideas and responsibilities of this department. Lets take a closer look into this department, with its secretary, staff, responsibilities and some fun facts.
3: The department of homeland security was created after the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11-2001. It primary job was to prevent any other terrorist attacks on the U.S and its territories. Another responsibility is to help out in man made or natural disasters here in the United States and in our territories. | The Department of Homeland Security
4: The Secretary | The Secretary of Homeland Security is Rand Beers. There had been only five leader of the Department of Homeland Security. He took office on September 6, 2013 under the presidency of Barack Obama. There are no term limits on his office. Rand Beers is a member of Democratic Party. Beers began his career as a marine officer in Vietnam. He earned bachelor's degree for Dartmouth College and a master degree from the University of Michigan. He is now at the age of 70.
5: The secretary of homeland security, (Rand Beers)
6: 5 Fun Facts | The Secretary of Homeland security is from the District of Columbia. The budget for homeland security (2013) is 60.8 billion. There are 240,000 worker in this department. The President appoints the Secretary of Homeland Security. Headquarters for homeland security is located at Nebraska Avenue Complex Washington, D.C., United States.
7: Sources | http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DHS_WR.gif | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Department_of_Homeland_Security | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:US_Department_of_Homeland_Security_Seal.svg | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_the_United_States | Civics in Practice copyright2009 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company