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Press Releases for 2011

TSA Administrator John Pistole to retire from TSA

WASHINGTON – John S. Pistole, the Transportation Security Administration’s longest serving administrator, today announced his retirement from public service, effective Dec. 31, 2014, following more than 31 years in the federal government, including four and a half years at TSA and 26 years at the FBI.

In the coming weeks, Administrator Pistole is expected to be named to a position in academia beginning in early 2015.