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TSA Announces Two More Airports Now In Access Control Pilot Program

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rear Adm. David Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced that two additional airports have been selected to participate in TSA's Access Control Pilot Program in addition to the eight airports selected in April.

TSA to Evaluate Explosives Detection Technologies to Enhance Air Cargo Security

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to enhance inspection of break-bulk air cargo, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), this week began an Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) of explosives detection devices at several commercial air cargo-handling facilities.

TSA Extends Boeing Contract For Aviation Security Equipment

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it has extended its contract with the Boeing Company for the deployment, installation and maintenance of aviation security equipment to December 31, 2004.

TSA to Require Boarding Passes at Security Checkpoints at San Jose Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SAN JOSE, CALIF. – Beginning on Saturday, August 21, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will require passengers to have a boarding pass and a government-issued identification (ID) to go through the security checkpoints at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport.

Three Information Technology Employees Cited For Excellence

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), is pleased to announce that three of TSA's Information Technology employees, Rebel McFetridge, Ramona Bush and Heather Wood, have been recognized by the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Technology Service (FTS).

TSA Takes Pulse Of Work Force

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Results Reflect Stress from Rapid Start-Up; State of Changes Hold Promise for Future WASHINGTON, D.C. – A survey of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees nationwide reflects the belief that air travelers are receiving world-class security and customer service and predictably reveals stresses resulting from the agency's rapid start-up.

TSA to Test New ID Card for Transportation Workers

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Seven-month prototype the next step in program to protect secure areas from potential threats

TSA To Require Boarding Passes At The Security Checkpoint At Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GULFPORT, Miss. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will require passengers to have a boarding pass and a government-issued identification (ID) at the screening checkpoint at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport starting Wednesday, August 11, 2004.

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