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Cincinnati Port Workers Begin Enrollment for Federal Port Security Credential

Press Release
CINCINNATI – Today, port workers, longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Cincinnati will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a security threat.

Sault Sainte Marie Port Workers Begin Enrollment for Federal Port Security Credential

Press Release
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Sault Sainte Marie today will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a security threat.

Lorain Port Workers Begin Enrollment for Federal Port Security Credential

Press Release
LORAIN, Ohio – Today, port workers, longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Lorain will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a security threat.

DHS Agencies Announce Enrollment Dates for TWIC in Six Ports

Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced that enrollment in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program will begin at six more locations in the coming weeks. This program ensures that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a known security threat.

Port of Portland Workers Begin Enrollment for Federal Security Credential

Press Release
PORTLAND, Maine – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Portland began enrolling this week in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a security threat.

La Plata Port Workers Begin Enrollment for Federal Port Security Credential

Press Release
LA PLATA, Md. – Today, port workers, longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of La Plata will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a security threat.

TSA to Pilot Airport Employee Screening at Seven Airports

Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the seven airports that will take part in airport employee screening pilots as a requirement of the Omnibus Appropriations Act passed by Congress in January 2008. TSA will pilot various screening techniques for 90 days at each airport. The legislation mandates 100 percent employee screening be evaluated at three airports and alternative employee screening at four other airports.

Muskegon Workers Begin Enrollment for Federal Port Security Credential

Press Release
MUSKEGON, Mich. - Today, port workers, long shore workers, truckers and others working at the Port of Muskegon will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a security threat.

Port of Miami Workers Begin Enrollment for Federal Port Security Credential

Press Release
MIAMI - Port and long shore workers, truckers and others at the port of Miami today will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that any individual who has unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities and vessels has received a thorough background check and is not a security threat.

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