coast guard

2 petition

Started 2 months ago

Petition to President of the United States, Donald Trump

Petition the President to nominate Admiral Thad Allen for Secretary of Homeland Security

The Promotion of Retired USMC General John Kelly on 28 July 2017 from the Secretary of Homeland Security to the White House Chief of Staff has left the SEC DHS Position vacant. Admiral Thad Allen served as the 23rd Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, from 2006 to 2010, culminating his 39 years of active service. He served as the Atlantic Area Commander during September 11th, oversaw the transition of the Coast Guard into the newly created DHS in 2002, and as the Coast Guard Chief of Staff, oversaw the Coast Guard's response to Hurricane Katrina. He remained in active service after being relieved by Admiral Robert Papp as Commandant to continue to oversee the nation's response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Admiral Allen was present for and instrumental in the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, and commanded one of the largest organizations within the department. After his retirement, he remains a contributor to the the department as a member of the President's Homeland Security Advisory Council, and has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Public Service by George Washington University. He is widely respected by many Coast Guardsmen who served under his leadership. He was a popular choice to be considered for the position of Secretary of Homeland Security by many in the Coast Guard during the President's initial cabinet selection process, and the President considered him as a potential Secretary of Veteran's Affairs.At a time when the nation needs experienced leaders more than ever, who will put the best interests of the American People first, and a time when the Coast Guard is in critical need of a strong voice in our government, Admiral Allen would be an overwhelmingly qualified, experienced, and appropriate choice for the position of Secretary of Homeland Security.  

John Feniello
2,151 supporters
Started 1 year ago

Petition to Council of the European Union, UN Human rights, Ban Ki-moon (Secretary-General of the United Nations), The UN Refugee Agency

Stop The Boats! Sign the petition to stop illegal immigration and death of innocents!

Stop The Boats! Sign the petition to stop illegal immigration and death of innocents! Thousands of people die each year in attempt to save themselves, their families and children from wars, tyranny, poverty and hunger.Blinded by a dream for a better future for their children and families they sell all they have to pay to criminals who organize illegal immigration. People in the countries and zones famous for illegal immigration should be acknowledged of possible consequences of their actions (consequences of crossing the border illegally, chances to be jailed, cost of living in the country of their destination, chances to get job, etc.). Often staying at home is safer and a better choice.While illegal immigration by statistics leads most of them to death or to be jailed for attempt to cross the border illegally. After that their life is often much worse than their previous life in their home countries.There are professional, skilled people among them, who would be able to immigrate legally, if they were better informed about opportunities which exist. Cases of illegal immigration should be investigated and prevented, to prevent death of innocents, and destabilizing economic and political situation in the world. Legal immigration is always a better choice! There is nothing impossible to him who will try.Alexander the Great The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.Eleanor Roosevelt

Yulia Uzhegova
12 supporters