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Plans for the new headquarters building for the U.S. Coast Guard at the DHS headquarters campus in Southeast DC gets their first official endorsement from the Federal government's top planning agency in the region.
The Homeland Security's U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program still is developing recommendations and options for Secretary Janet Napolitano for how to implement the land exit portion of the entry-exit system.
GSA will host an industry day in Washington Oct. 26 for all vendors. Coast Guard's new building is underway.
The Military Health System has launched a new Health.mil website that provides a single point of entry to military health news, information and resources.
Agency plans on adding solar power, heating water through solar thermal processes and restoring the windows so they open. Along with GSA, several other agencies are due for major renovation through the Recovery Act, and all will be more energy efficient. GSA also is applying green requirements to all new major leased buildings starting in January.
The Homeland Security Department remains committed to consolidating its headquarters on the campus of a former mental hospital in Washington despite receiving less construction money than anticipated. Officials from DHS, the Coast Guard and the General Services Administration reaffirmed their plans to a House subcommittee. The Coast Guard plans to move first, in 2013.
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Working with government agencies means working in a political environment. The response, former Coast Guard Admiral and Commandant Thad Allen said, was "as much as a political event as an operational event."
Captain James Cash of the Coast Guard spoke at the AFFIRM panel about the lesson learned from the Gulf Coast oil spill. The panel was moderated by Chris Dorobek.