SOURCE: Homeland Security Group International

January 18, 2007 06:00 ET

Homeland Security Group International Briefs Key Congressional Representatives and Military Leadership on Latest Business Initatives

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 18, 2007 -- Homeland Security Group International (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) announced today that the company has completed a successful briefing trip to Washington DC. HMSG was accompanied on the trip by top officials from FEDCOMM USA and Freedom Is Not Free Foundation. During the meetings HMSG outlined technology advancements designed to enhance the safety, security and lethality of deployed forces. The company also outlined its plans to kickoff a nationwide fundraising drive to assist wounded troops and the families of service members killed in combat.

"This visit was a follow up from our last trip where we briefed house leadership on alternative compounds and technologies available to help better protect our troops and their mechanized transport equipment from the threat of high velocity rounds. We definitely got the attention of military leadership and they requested follow on meetings to be scheduled immediately," commented Mark Wilson, Chief Operating Officer of HMSG.

HMSG will also be assisting the "Freedom Is Not Free" organization kick off their inaugural "Breakfast With Heroes" fund raising event in Washington DC. The fund raising event has received wide support from both the Senate and House of Representatives and the military.

"We are encouraged by the attention we received during this trip," commented Colonel Jeffrey Powers, USMC (Ret) CEO of HMSG. "We have started the new year with high momentum and we will continue to press leadership to get our technology and lifesaving equipment immediately deployed to the troops and first responders that need it the most," concluded Powers.

ABOUT HOMELAND SECURITY GROUP INTERNATIONAL

Homeland Security Group International, Inc. (HMSG), (PINKSHEETS: HMSG) is a technology-based company with corporate headquarters in north county San Diego. HMSG's mission is to develop and commercialize technology focused on providing increased security for both civilian and military personnel throughout the world. Under the leadership of Colonel Jeffrey A. Powers, USMC (Retired), HMSG has assembled a portfolio of technology and services through alliances with established defense-related companies and through internal development that can be brought to market in a cost-efficient and timely manner. The Company has also entered into an alliance with Recon Mountaineer, LLC, (an Oceanside, CA-based designer and manufacturer of military combat gear for the United States Armed Forces). HMSG has also aligned itself with leading security firms to design and market surveillance systems for homeland defense security applications.

This press release contains forward-looking statements pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include risks and uncertainties that may cause the company's plans to change and are in no way intended to guarantee that the company will be successful in executing its plans. HMSG's common stock currently trades on the over-the-counter "Pink Sheets" under the symbol "HMSG." This press release in no way constitutes any recommendation regarding the securities of HMSG or its affiliates. Any person reading this press release is advised that this release should be considered in light of all facts and circumstances regarding the business and financial condition and prospects of HMSG, and no inference is made in this release contains all such information.

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