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TSA, Aviation Industry Unite To Help U.S. 'Prepare For Summer Takeoff'

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Public can help reduce wait times by using checklist while packing

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. aviation leaders today unveiled an aggressive national program for secure and convenient summer air travel as passenger traffic returns to pre-9/11 levels.

TSA Names Shannon Garcia-Hamilton As Acting Federal Security Directory At Lihue Airport, Hawaii

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Tuesday that Shannon Garcia-Hamilton, a top manager for TSA at Los Angeles International Airport, has been named Acting Federal Security Director (FSD) at Lihue Airport in Hawaii.

TSA Names Jack Kelley As Acting Federal Security Director At Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- John C. "Jack" Kelley, Jr., the former Deputy Federal Security Director at San Diego International Airport, has been named Acting Federal Security Director (FSD) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Tuesday.

TSA Marks Six Months Of Airport Security Operations At Capped Level of 45,000 Screeners

Press Release

Washington, DC -- The TSA today released the revised allocation of federal screener resources to the nation's commercial airports. Unlike the rightsizing of last year, today's announcement reflects modest adjustments to a workforce that has already functioned for the last six months at the congressionally mandated cap of 45,000 full-time equivalents. No layoffs are anticipated as any reductions can be achieved through normal attrition.

TSA Takes Another Step to Protect At-Risk Air Cargo

Press Release

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) implemented another important element of its Air Cargo Strategic Plan today by moving to enhance the agency's Known Shipper database. The agency is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) to industry experts so that TSA can evaluate the latest techniques and technologies available for identifying at-risk cargo.

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