Julia Pierson Is Sworn In As Director of the US Secret Service
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Yesterday, Julia Pierson, a
highly respected veteran of the Secret Service, was sworn in as the Director of
that agency in a ceremony with President Obama and Vice President Biden in the
Oval Office.As the President said:
As the President said:
"I have to say that Julia's
reputation within the Service is extraordinary.She's come up through the
ranks.She's done just about every job there is to do at the Secret
"Obviously, she's breaking
the mold in terms of directors of the agency, and I think that people are all
extraordinarily proud of her.And we have the greatest confidence in the
wonderful task that lies ahead and very confident that she is going to do a
We invite you to read theWhite Houseblog
and learn more about her swearing-in.
Read President Obama's complete remarkshere.
President Barack Obama watches as Vice President Joe Biden administers the oath of office to incoming U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson during a swearing-in ceremony in the Oval Office, March 27, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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