AWO Congratulates Johnson on Confirmation as Homeland Security Secretary
The American Waterways Operators, a 350-member trade association representing the country’s tugboat, towboat and barge industry, offered its congratulations to Jeh Johnson on his successful confirmation as President Obama’s Department of Homeland Security Secretary.
“AWO has been a longstanding supporter of the Department’s safety and security missions through our strong partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard and our collaboration with the Transportation Security Administration on a wide range of issues,” said Tom Allegretti, AWO’s President & CEO.
“We share the common goal with the Secretary of continued excellence in assuring the safe and secure movement of the Nation’s commerce up and down our rivers and along our coasts,” Mr. Allegretti continued. “Our members very much look forward to working with Secretary Johnson and his staff and we wish him much success in his new role.”