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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala

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GSN Awards 2012

Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.

The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.

GSN 2012 Homeland Security Awards program open for entries

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The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.

T3 Motion

Gary Joubert, VP of Sales and Marketing, reports that T3 provides electric vehicles for law enforcement that are used in almost every police department in the U.S., as well as in government agencies around the world. Other markets for the made-in-the-USA T3 series include the military, general transport and the private security business. Recent improvements have been well received, and business is great!

Obama seeks three percent hike in discretionary budget at DHS

Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.

Telephonics awarded contract to supply Common Terminal Digitizer systems for FAA program

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Farmingdale, NY-based Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (GFF), has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Common Terminal Digitizer (CTD) system, supporting the FAA’s initiative to upgrade Airport Surveillance Radar-8 (ASR-8) throughout the U.S.

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FBI Special Agent Mike Finnegan’s relentless pursuit of terrorist bomber Khalid Al-Jawary

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Michael Finnegan

This article focuses on the incredible determination of former FBI Special Agent Michael Finnegan, who spent five-plus years of his life studying the activities of Palestinian terrorist Khalid Al-Jawary, tracking him down from country to country through Europe and the Middle East and finally arresting him in Italy, transporting him to the U.S. for trial, and then providing evidence and testimony in court that assured his conviction.

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Newport News Shipbuilding christens submarine John Warner (SSN 785)

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With her husband at one side and a massive submarine bow on the other, Jeanne Warner christened John Warner (SSN 785) last week, the 12th Virginia-class submarine and the only one in the class to be named after a person. The christening took place at Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division during an evening ceremony that ended with fireworks and a laser light show.

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Rochester man indicted on charges of attempting to provide material support to ISIS and to kill U.S. soldiers

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Mufid Elfgeeh

A federal grand jury in Rochester, NY has returned a seven-count indictment charging Mufid A. Elfgeeh, 30, of Rochester, with three counts of attempting to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), aka the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.

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ASIS International selects 2014 Accolades winners

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ASIS International, the preeminent organization for security professionals worldwide, has selected its 2014 ASIS Accolades Award winners. ASIS Accolades is an awards competition that recognizes the security industry’s most innovative new products, services, and/or solutions.

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