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2007 Archives

TSA Announces New Office of Global Strategies

Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the creation of the Office of Global Strategies. The mission of this office is to increase security by working proactively with our foreign partners and overseas operations affecting the U.S.

TSA Statement On Information Regarding Remote Control Toys

Press Release
Washington - This notice is to explain why passengers may notice additional security measures related to remote control devices. In view of the period of strategic warning discussed in the National Intelligence Estimate on Homeland Security released in July, TSA is carefully monitoring information developed in the law enforcement and intelligence communities related to methods of possible attack.

TSA Awards Information Technology Contract to IBM

Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has awarded its Information Technology (IT) and software services contract to IBM Global Business Services.

TSA Names John W. Hursey as Federal Security Director for North Dakota

Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named John W. Hursey as federal security director (FSD) for the state of North Dakota. He will assume responsibility for commercial airports in Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, Dickinson, Williston, Jamestown and Devil's Lake.