Raising the Standard: DHS’s Efforts to Improve Aviation Security Around the Globe

September 26, 2017 10:00 AM | HOUSE CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER (HVC) ROOM 210

The purpose of this hearing is to assess existing security capabilities and capacity-building efforts of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in order to enhance security at last point of departure (LPD) airports—those airports with direct flights to the United States—and raise the global aviation security standard.

Opening Statements

Rep. John Katko (R-NY), Subcommittee Chairman

Opening Statement

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Mr. Craig Lynes
Director of Global Compliance Office of Global Strategies
Transportation Security Administration
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Mr. Todd C. Owen
Executive Assistant
Commissioner Office of Field Operations Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Testimony

Ms. Jennifer Grover
Homeland Security and Justice
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Witness Testimony