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David Masters: MITRE, DHS, DoD Seek Geophysics Knowledge Through Underground Tunnel Program

MITRE, the Department of Homeland Security and Defense Department are researching ways to improve intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities underground to help border control and security forces detect tunnels, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. Aram Roston reports that the Rapid Reaction Tunnel Detection program of MITRE, U.S. Northern Command and DHS’ science …

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CBP Chief David Aguilar Retiring

David Aguilar, head of Customs and Border Protection, will retire at the end of March after a three-year term as the agency’s acting chief and a 31-year career with U.S. border agencies. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano did not name a successor in announcing Aguilar’s retirement, Government Security News reports. …

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DHS Looking to Place Returning Vets at SW Border

Excess equipment and personnel may be a new resource to the Department of Homeland Security for stateside border control, according to a NextGov report. Customs and Border Protection is seeing the influx of returning veterans as an opportunity to place additional personnel at the southwest border. However timely it may …

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