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November 17, 2008 - Secretary Chertoff (left) sign an agreement with Irish Minister of Transport Noel Dempsey (right) that will increase preclearance security at two major airports in Ireland.
November 17, 2008 - Secretary Chertoff (left) delivers remarks on strengthening aviation security at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
November 6, 2008 - Secretary Chertoff presents a gift to Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Nayif (left) and shares morning coffee (right).
November 3, 2008 - Secretary Chertoff and Romanian Ambassador Adrian Vierita sign the Visa Waiver Program interim declaration Romania's progress on the path toward visa-free travel to the U.S., and possible designation as a VWP member.
October 22, 2008 - Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff speaks at a press conference for secure flight as Transportation Security Administration, Administrator Kip Hawley stands next to him at Reagan National Airport.
Imperial Sand Dunes, west of Yuma, Ariz. - A stretch of border fence directly south of where Border Patrol Agent Luis Aguilar was murdered by drug traffickers in January 2008. Agent Aguilar was killed by the driver of a drug load vehicle that drove unhindered into the U.S. across the Imperial Sand Dunes. The Department of Homeland Security has now constructed fence along 359 miles of the nation's Southwest border. (Yuma Sector Border Patrol photo/Vik)
October 8, 2008 - Secretary Chertoff and Justice Department Deputy Attorney General Filip signed an agreement with Slovak Republic Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Robert Kali?�k on enhancing cooperation to prevent and combat crime.
September 29, 2008 - U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Matthew Friedrich signed an agreement on Enhancing Cooperation in Preventing and Combating Serious Crime (the PCSC Agreement) with Estonian Minister of Interior J�ri Pihl and the Minister of Justice Rein Lang.
Left Photo: Secretary Chertoff and Estonian Minister of Interior Juri Pihl at the Ronald Reagan Bldg sign an agreement on enhancing cooperation in preventing and combating serious crime with the republic of Estonia. (DHS Photo/Lutz)
Right Photo: Secretary Chertoff and Estonian Minister of Justice Rein Lang, and U.S. Department of Justice Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Matthew Friedrich. (DHS Photo/Lutz)
September 17, 2008 - Secretary Chertoff traveled to Texas to observe recovery efforts in Houston and Galveston, viewing hurricane damage and meeting with evacuees.
Left Photo: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff talks with a young lady at the Lindale Assembly Church in Houston, Sept. 17. The Church is acting as a shelter for people who are victims of Hurricane Ike. (DHS Photo/Lutz)
Right Photo: Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and Houston Mayor Bill White talk with people waiting in line at a POD in Houston after the city was hit by Hurricane Ike, Sept. 17. (DHS Photo/Lutz)
August 12, 2008 (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Secretary Michael Chertoff visits Los Angeles International Airport to inspect new improvements to security systems and customs facilities.
Left Photo: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaks with Rep. Jane Harman, (D-Venice) and Secretary Michael Chertoff.
Right Photo: Rep. Jane Harman, (D-Venice), airport commission President Alan Rothenberg, and airport Executive Director Gina Marie Lindsey meeting with Secretary Michael Chertoff.
August 5, 2008 (Mountain View, Calif.) - Left Photo: Secretary Michael Chertoff tours the Google business complex.
Right Photo: Secretary Michael Chertoff and Assistant Secretary Stewart Baker met with Eric Schmidt, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Google and other Google staff members to discuss the Department's cybersecurity efforts. (Photos courtesy Google)
August 4, 2008 (Alameda, Calif.) - Left Photo: The crew of the USCG Cutter Bertholf man the rails during the commissioning ceremony on Coast Guard Island. The Bertholf is the first of the Coast Guard's Legend Class of cutters, which will enhance the Coast Guard's long-range operational capabilities. (Coast Guard photo/Eng)
Right Photo: Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Bertholf rush to man the rails following orders from Meryl Chertoff, the cutter's sponsor, to do so. Bertholf is the lead ship in the new Legend Class of cutters designed to be the flagship of the Coast Guard fleet. (Coast Guard photo/Leshak)
July 18, 2008 (Mexico City) - Left Photo: Secretary Michael Chertoff met with Mexican Secretary of Government Juan Camilo Mouriño to discuss ongoing cooperation on regional security issues with the government of Mexico.
Right Photo: Secretary Michael Chertoff met with Secretary of Government Juan Camilo Mouriño, Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa, Attorney General Eduardo Medina Mora, Secretary of National Defense Guillermo Galvan Galvan, Secretary of the Navy Mariano Francisco Saynez Mendoza, Secretary of Public Security Genaro Garcia Luna as well as other key leaders within the Mexican Government.
March 17, 2008 - Secretary Michael Chertoff met with Lithuanian Ambassador Audrius Bruzga to sign a Memoranda Of Understanding on the Visa Waiver Program. (DHS Photo/Bahler)
March 17, 2008 - Secretary Michael Chertoff met with Hungarian Ambassador Ferenc Somogyi to sign a Memoranda Of Understanding on the Visa Waiver Program. (DHS Photo/Bahler)
March 17, 2008 - Secretary Michael Chertoff met with Minister of the Interior of the Slovak Republic Robert Kaliňák to sign a Memoranda Of Understanding on the Visa Waiver Program. (DHS Photo/Bahler)
November 28, 2007 - Acting Deputy Secretary Schneider and Assistant Secretary Baker met with Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip to discuss the new visa waiver program legislation and cooperation on cybersecurity. (DHS Photo/Bahler)
November 13, 2007 - Secretary Chertoff and British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith meet in person for the first time in London.
October 10, 2007 - Paying tribute to those who have given their lives in the line of duty. Pictured are Peter Keisler, Acting Attorney General; Martha Wood, Law Enforcement Survivors Representative; Secretary Chertoff. (DHS Photo/Bahler)
October 4, 2007 -- Secretary Michael Chertoff met with members of the Delegation for Relations with the U.S. Pictured is Secretary Chertoff with MEP Jonathan Evans, United Kingdom, Chairman of the Delegation. (DHS Photo/Bahler)
September 24, 2007 - Secretary Michael Chertoff with Wolfgang Schäuble, the German Government's Minister of the Interior. (DHS Photo/Bahler)
August 28, 2007 (Mobile, Ala.) - Left Photo: Secretary Chertoff speaking to Coast Guard members and press at a demonstration by the Coast Guard's Deployable Operations Group. With him from left to right: Senator Jeff Sessions; Walter S. Dickerson, Director, Mobile County Emergency Management Agency; Martha Rainville, Counselor to FEMA Administrator and Deputy Administrator; and Governor Bob Riley.
Right Photo: Alabama Governor Bob Riley and Secretary Michael Chertoff at demonstration of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System. (TSA Photos/Allen)
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