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TSA Names Art Meinke Federal Security Director at Orlando International Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Art Meinke as the Federal Security Director at Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Florida. Meinke, previously the Deputy Federal Security Director at MCO, will oversee all TSA activities at the airport.

Tampa International Airport Is TSA Test Bed For Explosives Trace Detection Portals

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TAMPA, FL. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it has begun an operational test and evaluation of an explosives trace detection portal at a passenger security checkpoint at Tampa International Airport.

TSA Launches Registered Traveler Pilot Program In Houston

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HOUSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today began the Registered Traveler Pilot Program at George Bush Intercontinental (Houston) Airport (IAH) in conjunction with Continental Airlines. Similar pilots were launched successfully in Minneapolis and Los Angeles in July.

12 TSA Explosives Detection Canine Teams Graduate, Go On Duty To Protect Travelers

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Twelve canines and their handlers graduated today from the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) explosives detection training facility at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. They will now go on duty to protect travelers and mass transportation systems.

TSA Purchases 37 More Explosives Detection Machines From L-3 Communications Corporation

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has purchased 37 eXaminer 6000 Explosives Detection System (EDS) machines from L-3 Communications Corporation of New York, N.Y. These machines will be in addition to the approximately 460 L-3 EDS machines already in use screening checked luggage at the nation's airports.

TSA Names Aaron Batt Federal Security Director At Central Illinois Regional Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Aaron Batt as the Federal Security Director at the Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington. Batt, previously the Deputy Federal Security Director in Fort Wayne, Ind., will oversee all TSA activities at BMI.

TSA Names Daniel Fevold As Federal Security Director At Billings-Logan International Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Daniel P. Fevold as the Federal Security Director (FSD) at Billings-Logan International Airport in Billings, Montana. Mr. Fevold has served as the Assistant Federal Security Director for Screening for nearly two years.

TSA Launches Registered Traveler Pilot Program At LAX

Press Release

LOS ANGELES – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today began the Registered Traveler Pilot Program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in conjunction with United Airlines. A similar pilot was launched successfully in Minneapolis with Northwest Airlines on July 7.

Senate Confirms Admiral Stone As Assistant Secretary Of Homeland Security For TSA

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

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