The difference between the SS and DHS is that the SS actually were elite troops. The DHS on the other hand is like most domestic SWAT teams that dream of being high-speed, low-drag special operators.
You would be amazed by the percentage of former military SpecOps guys currently employed by the federal alphabet agencies in their “Special Response Teams.”
It’s almost a prerequisite for entrance today. USMC MarSoc, SEALs, Rangers, SFs etc.