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Former Inspector General John Roth Talks DHS Leadership Vacancies at House Panel Hearing

John Roth, former inspector general at the Department of Homeland Security, said current vacancies in the upper echelon of DHS affect the department’s ability to move forward, CNN reported Wednesday. "This lack of settled leadership contributes to the significant morale problems that are endemic to DHS components," Roth said Wednesday in his written testimony before the House Homeland Security Committee.

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Report: James Mattis Pushes for Munition Funding Increase in Fiscal 2018

Defense Secretary James Mattis directed other Defense Department officials to allocate funds for the full production of six “preferred” munitions as they prepared a fiscal year 2018 budget plan, Defense News reported Tuesday. John Roth, deputy comptroller for program budget at DoD, told reporters Tuesday that the department increased its funding request for selected munitions to $3.5 billion …

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DHS OIG Detects Cyber Vulnerabilities in Dept, Component Networks; John Roth Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s inspector general office has released a new report that identified security vulnerabilities in DHS’ internal systems. DHS’ OIG said Tuesday the vulnerabilities affect the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, National Protection and Programs Directorate and the Secret Service. “While our audit showed improved coordination between DHS components in carrying out …

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State Dept, DHS Nominees Receive Senate Confirmation

The Senate has confirmed Michael Hammer on Thursday as U.S. ambassador to Chile with a unanimous vote, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Colby Itkowitz and Al Kamen write that Hammer, a career foreign service officer and assistant secretary of state for public affairs, will escort Vice President Joe Biden and …

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President Obama Nominates John Roth as DHS Inspector General

President Barack Obama has nominated John Roth as the next inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security, a post that has been vacant since 2011, Federal Times reported Monday. Sean Reilly writes that Roth is slated to succeed interim inspector general Charles Edwards. Richard Skinner retired in early 2011 …

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