The famous quote, “The Marines have landed and have the situation well in hand" was popularized by the late nineteenth-century journalist Richard Harding Davis, and today it is how Axel Davila’s arrival at U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) could be best described. Davila, who recently retired from the U.S. Marine Corps as a Master Gunnery Sergeant, reached out to the CBP national Veterans Employment Program Manager, Jeffrey Jack during his last active-duty assignment in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Yolanda Lazo puts great weight in her faith and her dreams. Currently serving as an executive assistant with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), she took the time to reflect on her career journey that led her to D.C. and CBP’s Office of Chief Counsel (OCC).
The 30 Percent or More Disabled hiring authority enables CBP to appoint an eligible candidate to any position for which he or she is qualified, without competition. Unlike the Veterans Recruitment Appointment, there is no grade-level limitation. Initial appointments are time-limited, but must last more than 60 days; however, positions can be converted to permanent status at any time during the time-limited appointment.
You are eligible if you:
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) partners with the Department of Defense (DoD), SkillBridge internship program to provide transitioning servicemembers the opportunity to transition into permanent CBP positions at no cost to the agency.
CBP’s Philadelphia Area Port Recognized for Outstanding Support to our Employees who also Serve in our Nation’s Military National Guard and Reserve
PHILADELPHIA – Joseph Martella, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Area Port Director in Philadelphia, accepted the Seven Seals Award presented to him by the Department of Defense’s Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on August 10 in Indiantown Gap, Pa.
CBP is committed to supporting the military and their families. Military leave is absence from duty from the employee’s civilian position without loss of pay (including pay for regularly scheduled overtime) to perform military duty. Employees who are a member of an Armed Forces Reserve component are entitled to:
CBP is proud to be an authorized organization with the Department of Defense SkillBridge Program and ranked a Best Employer for Veterans by Monster.com. Our SkillBridge Program affords transitioning, eligible, and qualified service-members the ability to participate in non-law enforcement internships nationally during their last 180 days of active-duty service to our great country.
The path to becoming a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) attaché is rarely conventional. As CBP Attaché Paul Posner put it, “Being an attaché requires a specific combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities.” However, each attaché has a unique journey to success.