Federal Government Graduates First Class of Homeland Youths


FEMA just graduated its first class of 231 Homeland Youth.

Federal Goverment graduates first class of Homeland Youth.
Whiteout Press reported:

The federal government calls them FEMA Corps. But they conjure up memories of the Hitler Youth of 1930’s Germany. Regardless of their name, the Dept of Homeland Security has just graduated its first class of 231 Homeland Youth. Kids, aged 18-24 and recruited from the President’s AmeriCorp volunteers, they represent the first wave of DHS’s youth corps, designed specifically to create a full time, paid, standing army of FEMA Youth across the country.

On September 13, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security graduated its first class of FEMA Corps first-responders. Image courtesy of DHS.gov. While the idea of having a volunteer force of tens of thousands of volunteers scattered across the country to aid in times of natural disasters sounds great, the details and timing of this new government army is somewhat curious, if not disturbing.

Vicksburg, Miss., Sep. 13, 2012 — FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino gives the keynote address at the Induction Ceremony for the inaugural class of FEMA Corps members. FEMA Corps members assist with disaster preparedness, response, and recovery activities, providing support in areas ranging from working directly with disaster survivors to supporting disaster recovering centers to sharing valuable disaster preparedness and mitigation information with the public. (DHS.gov)

Unlike most local disaster response teams who are volunteers, training periodically and only showing up when there’s a disaster, the FEMA Corps will be a paid, full time, standing army of government youth. FEMA Deputy Administrator Sarino goes on to explain, ‘The new members, who range in age from 18-24 years old, will contribute to a dedicated, trained, and reliable disaster workforce by working full-time for ten months on federal disaster response and recovery efforts.’

In closing his announcement of the first graduating class of FEMA Corps Youth, Sarino describes his and the agency’s vision of the future, one where ‘FEMA Corps sets the foundation for a new generation of emergency managers’.

ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents participate in a rigorous training exercise utilizing armored vehicles designated for Special Response Teams. Exercises like this one prepare special agents for national security events. (Department Homeland Security.gov)

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  • anti-bho

    ♪Take him out at the ball game ♪…….

    No wait… I don’t want the Secret Service at my door….

    That’s, ♪ Take ME out TOO the ball game ♪

    ♪ Take HIM out at the voting booth ♪

    President at the Bat


  • Larkin

    More government employees and union members to stand around and do nothing…until it’s time to intimidate at the polls for dear leader.

    I’d be interested in seeing the racial demographic of this group.

  • Isn’t this what the National Guard is for?

    Or..hey…isn’t there something in the Constitution about “militias?” THOSE would be wonderful for first response….of course, they wouldn’t be under FEDERAL control….

  • anti-bho

    All you need to know about the killing of bin ladin before you vote.

    Feel like crediting obama with this operation? Then give these guys 22 minutes to explain why you SHOULD NOT!


  • Nazi Germany all over again……….

  • Anybody not deeply disturbed by this vile, power-drunk administration simply isn’t paying attention

    We need to stop this madman- enough is enough

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  • Look-Out

    “We must have a civilian national security force just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded”


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  • Economan

    So Obama got his first group of brown-shirts… This has Nazi written all over it, no wonder there was little mention of this. Yet the left’s useful idiots keep calling us Nazi…The should pull their heads put of their asses long enough to see what’s going on.

  • donh

    Yes …Just what I want to see the day after my house gets crushed by a tornado…a pair of 18 year old lesbian rangers with brown khaki shorts, timberland boots, arm bands, clipboards, and wistles bossing me to fill out papers …. ordering me over to the FEMA camp for some bottled water and a can of chunk light tunafish. ..> http://www.digitalmediatree.com/library/image/179/Dempsey_Millan1.jpg

  • SoLongSong

    Now, just WHY do they need guns for “disaster” – which is the key word FEMA Deputy Administrator Rich Serino uses over and over in his address.

    To me, disaster means floods and the like – although I realize that’s naive. Maybe it’s for REACTIONS like the ones for hurricane Katrina with the looting and what not.

    Hmm…..Methinks it would not be for THAT, either.

  • Mekan

    18-24 are not kids, children, youths, lads…they are adults. Pretty soon 18-50 year olds will be children too.

  • Adirondack Patriot

    Here’s an idea: Have the kids join their local fire department or national Guard when they turn 18. These kids are not going to be doing any disaster relief at their age. Why is this a federal program at all?

    This is a another “Weed and Seed” failure. Pissing money away.

  • Mama Grizzly

    More than 100 3-man teams of Islamic operatives per state–mostly Iranians or trained by Iranians in Latin America.

    These are not Hitler youth. These are frikkin’ 18-24 year-olds. The same age as our fighting force.

    If you think the TSA is bad, you sin’t seen nothin’ yet…

    Obviously DHS is preparing for something BIG. Something VERY big. Bullets, military training with local police, soviet forces training with our military, bullet-proof check point booths…

    Not good.

    For those who can leave or prep–DO IT!

  • Mama Grizzly

    My point is– with cells stationed everywhere, anything can happen. The government has all the intel, but they’re not sharing it with the people. They’re preparing to use control and force against the people. They’ve been practicing with the TSA. Only the military gets vaccinated against smallpox now, and that’s the number one bio-weapon the Iranians have developed.

    My GUESS is that a coordinated attack will be unleaded in every state, overwhelming local emergency personnel. Which is why…

    Also of interest is Agenda 21–a NWO pearl from the UN.

  • Mama Grizzly

    (correct)… unleashed…

    For those of us who can’t prep or leave, we humbly ask for your prayers.


    ~ Mama Grizzly

  • Redwine

    This is enough of an “October surprise” for me. Just in time for the election. Tell – and warn – everyone you know about this. National Socialist youth they are, indeed.

  • jorje

    ‘My GUESS is that a coordinated attack will be unleaded in every state’

    care to expand and clarify on that?

  • snap boy

    This needs to be defunded before we worry about Big Bird.

  • jorje

    ‘Preview’ button is your friend unless it’s a total of comments Hoft is after.

  • Mama Grizzly #16 & 17 … prayers going up

  • “#13 October 16, 2012 at 9:03 am
    Mekan commented: 18-24 are not kids, children, youths, lads…they are adults. Pretty soon 18-50 year olds will be children too.”

    … I agree completely! I am so SICK of society thinking of adults as children. This is very dangerous ground… when the process is complete, we will all be children under the mighty government parent, from cradle to grave.

  • gwhh

    Like their counterparts in NCCC’s AmeriCorps, FEMACorps members are 18 to 24 (team leaders may be older) and enlist for 10 months with an option for a second term. Members will do at least 1,700 hours of service during their term, receiving a stipend for living expenses and educational benefits of $5,500 that may be used for tuition or to pay off college loans.

  • mg4us

    So these FEMA recruits are paid by Gub-ment. . .were these those funny part time jobs that appeared in September job report to lower unemployment to 7.8%?

    Let’s get a closer look. .YES we Can

    or this

    Scary when even Left Loon Libtard Mad-cow of MSNBC has concerns

    BEWARE. . .BE Very Aware

    VOTE NO. . . NObama in NOvember

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  • Look-Out

    Mama G. — How’d you hear about the 3-man cells, 100 of them, in each state? Have a link?

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  • Tee Dub

    Is this what the DHS is buying 1.5 billion rounds of ammo for? To arm their little “Hitler Youth” group of Brownshirts?

  • Drew

    Reading comprehension. The author implies a connection between FEMA Corps and ICE HSI by showing a picture and a description of the latter at the end of the article, without any explanation as to why he’s included it.


  • valerie

    Because I have a kid who is interested, I am getting an eyeful of Jr. ROTC and Civil Air Patrol. The local chapters of both of these organizations are active and excellent. I’d been watching my active little boy turn into something of an isolated couch potato after a move, and after a year of ROTC I’ve got a much stronger, more ambitious youngster who takes care of all the details of a uniform he wears once a week and who also wants to get to school early.

    Civil Air Patrol is the new thing he wants to add, mainly because of the camps. These camps all have themes, and they are built around acquiring skills: cold weather survival, emergency medical treatment, etc.

    He’s also talking about how he, himself, could manage to pay for his college tuition, although we’ve always had a commitment to pay for it, and have the money.

    Over the last several years, I also watched how the US military took over the functions the UN and the State Department could not do in Iraq, in part by growing their own anthropologist and a whole slew of captains demonstrably capable of acting as mayor of a small town.

    It’s easy to see why somebody like Bill Ayers would want to duplicate aspects of both ROTC and CAP, because overall, the military-related educational system is the best educational system this country has to offer. Of course, all somebody like Bill Ayers would see is the potential for power to indoctrinate, and money for the programs. Money that could go to him, his friends, and his party. Patronage and Community Organizing would be the goals, not education of any real people, just as it was with his version of the Annenberg Challenge.

    I’m sure the ethics training would fly right past him.

    I think the US military should be studied for what we could do to improve our civilian school system. I also think that the Chicago version of the Annenberg Challenge could reasonably be compared to a ROTC or CAP program and compared for outcomes. It strikes me that our money is best spent with people who have a track record for success, and not the failures.

  • valerie

    #30 October 16, 2012 at 10:44 am
    Drew commented:

    Really? You can’t be made to recognize what type of emergency they contemplate?

    Here’s some more news for you.


    We have a President who sees Americans as the enemy, and all his friends back home do, too.

  • Guntoter

    The Democrats are no longer Democrats, they are Communists. They will use the same playbook as all dictators from the past. Divide, agitate, protest loudly and violently, align splinter groups and haters, eliminate religion, take over, then eliminate all oposition. Stalin did it, Mao did it, Hitler did it. Now we’re watching it happen here. The next war will be us against them!!!

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  • aprilnovember811

    This is very sick stuff. DHS needs to be shut down, along with this. Did you see the story about all of the ammunition that’s been ordered by the Obama regime? This just doesn’t have a good feel to it, which means to me it isn’t. President Romney and Vice President Ryan, you need to nip this in the bud, ASAP! We have no use for this in a civilized country.

    We know what this is.

  • jeff stone

    Why would anyone be surprised by the “head scratching moves” of this chaotic administration?
    Of course, they’re gearing up for a rebellion against this administration, it’s what they want.
    Why would you need this group, when you already have the National Guard?
    You have the Red Cross, a God send to the world, taking care of natural disasters….
    What could we possibly need with untrained, inexperienced youth when a “natural disaster” occurs??? what can they possibly do???
    Just vote this corrupt administration out, get rid of them, send Bummer back to Chicago…where he belongs…Keep him there.
    I’d quote a famous line from a very good science fiction movie, but the existing political correctness would surely get me into trouble.

  • rolf e. niebergall

    when Obama took over from Bush (R), the Dow Jones went to 6500, now, after 3 1/2 years it is more than 13 000. How much higher could it go when Romney would take over? Unemployment is always behind the stock market. We had 2 wars when Bush left, only one left. One to many! The wars a draining a lot of money from us, for what? Osama is dead and GM is alive! Things could be better but the (R) congress has to help, too! Congress has the worst rating in his history, why?

  • scituate_tgr

    We must FORCE President Romney to make this inaugural class the final class.

  • John Gabrial

    Didn’t BO talk about wanting to have a domestic army equal to the military. How many of the hollow Point bullets that homeland security and the Social Security admin (SS) got will FEMA get? This is SCARY stuff.

  • Jerry C

    @ #37 rolf e. niebergall-“when Obama took over from Bush (R), the Dow Jones went to 6500, now, after 3 1/2 years it is more than 13 000. How much higher could it go when Romney would take over? Unemployment is always behind the stock market. We had 2 wars when Bush left, only one left. One to many! The wars a draining a lot of money from us, for what? Osama is dead and GM is alive! Things could be better but the (R) congress has to help, too! Congress has the worst rating in his history, why?”

    Are you serious? Do you actually believe the stock market #s? The #s coming out of Washington, D.C.? Only one war left?! Afganistan, Libya and now Syria; not including Iraq & soon-to-be Iran. GM is alive?! It’s green energy car is a complete loss & disaster. Things could be better but the (R) Congress?! You’re drinking WAY too much of the kool-aid. It’s the Senate under DemonRat control who hasn’t passed a budget since before your messiah and the (R) House is the only thing keeping the U.S. afloat.

    Really rolf, you’re a big douche. Sorry, but words fail me under such intentional stupidity coming from you.

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  • Related.

    ‘A report from Paul Joseph Watson at Infowars indicates that the Department of Homeland Security has redacted their most recent purchase order for ammunition. With DHS having purchased over one billion rounds of ammunition in just the last year and an outcry across alternative media web sites and blogs, it seems they are now looking to hide their activities, even though the only legal reasons for redacting government related documents is through a Congressional mandate or a national security issue.

    The Department of Homeland Security has redacted information relating to the quantity of bullets it is buying following a controversy concerning the agency’s purchase of over a billion rounds of ammo, which many fear is a sign the federal government is preparing for civil unrest in the United States.

    Despite the fact that documents are only supposed to be redacted if authorized by Congress or for national security reasons, a solicitation posted on the FedBizOpps website yesterday concerning ammunition purchases made by the DHS on behalf of Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) contains numerous blacked out sections.’

    Ammo? What Ammo? DHS Takes Unprecedented Step of Redacting Mass Ammunition Purchase

  • solgreatman

    Kill em,take their guns,gear etc.

  • Gee Goredon Liddy

    I’m going to print this article immediately so I have something worthy of wiping my ass on.

  • dba_vagabond_trader

    “Kids, 18-24?” Give me a flippin’ break!

  • Travis William

    I am voting to ungraduate these misguided punks so as not to shoot them when they arrive on scene to take away our guns and food. This is purely a humanitarian gesture.

  • dusel1

    buck farack!

  • aQuanet

    #44 October 16, 2012 at 1:58 pm
    Gee Goredon Liddy commented:

    Maybe it’s your ass that should be reading the article.

  • dikwid al-fuqwad

    Did they play the Horst Wessel March at the graduation ceremony?

  • dikwid al-fuqwad

    The big question: Will Romney derail this programme if elected?


    I am sooo proud of my government.

  • mg4us

    Romney needs to win BY A SUBSTANTIAL MARGIN otherwise one can expect a very terrible environment being created. .

    Remember Gore and the Hanging chad in 2000? Lasted til mid December before he agreed he lost. . . .

    Imagine a scenario where ballots mysteriously show up while others go missing? That if race is close, the left pull out all stops to win as they did with Senator Al Franken. . .finding ballots that mysteriously showed up with enough votes to put him over the top. .

    Or what occurred in CT Governors race with ballots from Bridgeport showing up last and en-mass to ensure a D victory

    If it is close on November 6, I expect Obama and his team to DO WHATEVER IT TAKES to win. . .

    Including Black Mob Violence that we have witnessed last year en mass. . .The reason not so much this year is because they think they were winning. .but wait and see. . .

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  • It is more peace corp hippie liberal crapola . The kids working here are collecting a paycheck. Indoctrination is far worse in public school.

    All of this will stop when the socialist funding stops, which is coming real soon. Truth is we can’t continue to fund the socialism. France is learning that, Germany is learning that, Greece refuses to learn it and will die in place.


  • Sick. I don’t see anything positive about this. Americorps – or is it Obamacorps – do not represent me or the nation as a whole. Just one more gov’ment group that I want to avoid.

    What really bothers me is that this is the only place I read about this story. I am diligent in trying to keep up with police state events. Not sure how I missed this one. Thanks for posting it.

  • Oslamic Bastard

    Yes my team of yoots will be training for the new forthcoming disasters. Not how to prevent them, but you know it’s how I roll to keep control…

  • Flintstone F.

    #39 John Gabriel

    See #8 Look-Out. You are right. I know the date and place of that speech like my own birthday. July 2, 2008, Colorado Springs Colorado.

    (Knock? We don’t need to knock).

  • Dave In Arizona

    Yikes! I think they’re at the door now!

  • Scarpia

    As a German American, I find this article’s comparison to the Hitler Youth rather insulting, the ranks of the Hitler-Jugend were far more intelligent than this gender confused dumb-down ghetto rabble !!!!!!!

  • Scarpia

    Regarding Previous Comment > Also much better looking >

  • Look-Out

    Mark Levin (“Liberty and Tyranny”) says BHO’s civilian national security force “scares the hell out of him”…”what’s this guy talking about?”…and more:


  • When the economy collapses it’s going to be like Zombieland in our urban cities, so let’s give the 20,000 Homeland Security agents, which cost us $125 billion a year, the benefit of the doubt. It may be all that keeps you from being eaten. mensunion org

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  • Jack P

    The Nazi SS has been reborn by the Obama administration. This group started with small numbers in the early 1930’s and grew to millions by the time Hitler took control of Germany.

  • Bill O’Rights

    I’d hate to have to KILL our own young people. But, they’d better realize that’s just what will happen if they show on people’s doorsteps seeking to take our FREEDOM!

  • Several years ago I saw videos online (they since have disappeared & admittedly they may have been contrived–who knows?) of FEMA 1st responders being trained & they seemed pretty militant. Also, is this the only group in training @ the moment? Haven’t they been recruited & trained all over the US? Wouldn’t that mean that there are a whole lot more than these 231 very preppy-looking recruits all over the place? And that each group would be a demographic reflection of the area they’ve been recruited from?) I was leery of this when I first heard Obama’s description of these–let’s call them what they are–militias (ask anyone from a Communist country about their militias) & now that I’ve seen this purported 1st graduating class, it looks more like a cosmetic attempt to keep the fear level down in this country. By the way, are they trained in firearms? Maybe that’s the reason for all those hollow-tip bullets the govt. has been purchasing lately.

  • Bob Robertson

    The Red (white and blue) Brigade.

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  • DockyWocky

    Gee, I guess brown shirts are associated with the regular Nazis, while these blue shirts are going to be in the running Obama chores, just the same as the Hitler Youth.

    Creating a group of paid federal bozos that are at the beck and call of Napolitano and Obama just smells to high heaven of exactly what Adolph and his boys did.

    Since they are all pliable, fat, and happy, if it was up to me. I would volunteer every last one of them to be the first inductees into the new drafted military.

  • DockyWocky


    Don’t they all have to be recommended to this newly formed para-military organization by local block commissar…er!…local Democrat neighborhood organizers?

  • Bo

    The age restriction is especially telling; why wouldn’t you train any age and all comers if this was about disaster relief? What do you want to bet that its ranks are full of reform school and young gang types that can be eqsily severed from a family (if there is one) or a community?

    It’s about a pliable standing force that’s Indoctrinated and mentally separate from the the populace.

  • trueactivist666

    Tens of thousands? Where has the government stated that? Look up the FEMA corps on a non conspiracy theory website it clearly states 1600 will be full strength. Also they are not kids, you can join the military at 17 and those “kids” are brainwashed to kill and no one is hiding that, but that is old news I guess. I am Not saying the government isn’t doing shady things, but make sure you get the real facts before you start spreading fear.

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  • Christopher H Fromme

    Send them all to the border to stop the disaster of illegals from entering the USA