What a unique experience! We loved getting an opportunity to visit and learn more about the Fairfax Urban Search and Rescue. Many times, we take our public safety services for granted and don't even realize the work that is happening within our community and how member...

March 7, 2017

Women in Homeland Security (WHS)’s  Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) initiative is excited to announce an opportunity for students to bring their ideas, innovations, and out of the box thinking to the border security mission.  WHS is now accepting applicat...

A group of Academy of Information Technology students from Damascus High School, including myself, had the opportunity to visit the Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the National Infrastructure Co...

October 26, 2016

WHS STEM is proud to be partnering with schools to help shape and roll out their homeland security curriculums!  At the Montgomery County Public School's (MCPS) Homeland Security Pathway Open House we presented alongside school administrators to share with students and...

October 6, 2016

The new STEM EXPO at the 6th annual WHS BBQ at US Coast Guard TISCOM Alexandria was a huge success! 

Kids traveled from all across the National Capital Region to see, handle, and immerse themselves in STEM up close! The line up of homeland security assets was impressive...

September 24, 2016

October 1 we will gather in Alexandria, VA for the very first WHS STEM Expo!  Our amazing STEM team has gathered some of the "coolest" technology, engineering etc in the vehicles used by homeland security agencies.  We need our STEM Ambassadors to volunteer!...

August 25, 2016

On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016, students from Ideaventions Academy went to the Lorton Training Site at the Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue. They first went inside to ask questions and meet one of the many K-9s used for finding people in rubble.There was a lot of q...

June 16, 2016

I believe that learning through field trips is important because you get a first hand experience on the topic the field trip is centered on, you learn a lot of interesting information on the topic that the teacher may not be able to provide and some fun facts. It gives...

 A group of freshman and sophomore students from Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) visited ICE on another successful Women in Homeland Security (WHS) STEM field trip. Students enrolled in several PGCPS pathway tracks including IT Networking (Cybersecurity),...

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