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TSA Awards $1.62 Million Grant For Research And Development Of Port Security Technology

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Acting Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced TSA has awarded the Regional Maritime Security Coalition (RMSC), of Portland, Ore., $1.62 million for research and development of port security enhancements in the Northwest.

TSA Begins Third Phase of Rail Security Experiment

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Pilot Marks First Ever Passenger and Baggage Explosives Screening in a Moving Railcar

San Diego 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

SAN DIEGO – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it will begin an operational test and evaluation of an explosives trace detection portal at a passenger security checkpoint at San Diego International Airport, Lindbergh Field.

TSA Deputy Administrator Departs After 23 Years of Federal Service

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Deputy Administrator Stephen McHale will step down from his post later this month after 23 years of federal service.

TSA Announces Start of Registered Traveler Pilot Program

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Transportation Security Administration today kicked off the Registered Traveler Pilot Program at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in conjunction with Northwest Airlines.

TSA Pledges $3 Million For Explosives Detection System At Greensboro, N.C. Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Acting Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced TSA has signed a contract with the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority for $3 million to help offset costs of modifying airport facilities to accommodate a checked baggage screening system featuring new Explosives Detection System (EDS) machines.

TSA Names Peter Iovino Director Of Legislative Affairs

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of Peter Iovino to be Director of the agency's Office of Legislative Affairs. Since May 10, Iovino has acted as TSA's chief liaison with Members of the House and Senate and Congressional staff, coordinating TSA's legislative activities.

TSA Names Thomas Charlson Federal Security Director at Myrtle Beach International Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Thomas L. Charlson as the new Federal Security Director (FSD) for Myrtle Beach (S.C.) International Airport. Charlson, who has served as the Deputy Federal Security Director for the past year and a half, will assume leadership of all TSA activities in Myrtle Beach.

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