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Remembering our past, securing our future

November 15, 2021

On November 19, TSA will celebrate its 20th anniversary. To recognize this milestone, we asked TSA employees to share their memories from the past 20 years.

In my thirteen years at…

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TSA saves wallet, baby at Bradley International

November 15, 2021

The compassion and caring spirit is alive and well at Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport (BDL).

Two BDL TSA officers put their sense of humanity to action in completely separate ways, both making a big…

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Remembering our past, securing our future

November 12, 2021

On November 19, TSA will celebrate its 20th anniversary. To recognize this milestone, we asked TSA employees to share their memories from the past 20 years.

My personal TSA memory was at Florida’s Jacksonville International…

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Remembering our past, securing our future

November 10, 2021

On November 19, TSA will celebrate its 20th anniversary. To recognize this milestone, we asked TSA employees to share their memories from the past 20 years.

When the terrorist attacks on America happened…

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Remembering our past, securing our future

November 10, 2021

On November 19, TSA will celebrate its 20th anniversary. To recognize this milestone, we asked TSA employees to share their memories from the past 20 years.

During my 19+ years with the Department of…

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For veterans, working for TSA great fit, smooth transition

November 10, 2021

Veterans working for the Transportation Security Administration bring invaluable skills like teamwork, character and a great work ethic – all qualities necessary to achieve the agency’s mission.

TSA is fortunate…

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TSA assists veterans as Honor Flights resume

November 10, 2021

After more than a year pause because of the pandemic, Honor Flights are starting up again at airports around the country, and TSA is making sure the veterans involved have a smooth screening experience before departures.

Honor Flights take…

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Iowa TSA officer donates kidney to stranger, changes two lives

November 9, 2021

By donating a kidney to an anonymous pediatric patient, a lead TSA officer at Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids selflessly offered a child hope for a normal life.

They’ve never met and don’t even know each…

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Remembering our past; securing our future

November 2, 2021

On November 19, TSA will celebrate its 20th anniversary. To recognize this milestone, we asked TSA employees to share their memories from the past 20 years.

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Feds Feed Families empowers TSA officers to give back

November 2, 2021

A successful workplace giving program can boost employee morale, improve team building and help employees feel more connected to TSA’s core values – integrity, respect and commitment.

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Austin, Texas resumes honor flights for veterans

November 1, 2021

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (Texas) TSA receives congressional certificate for Honor Flight

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Employee Spotlight: Christina Marks

October 27, 2021

In a year when the number of unruly passengers and gun catches have broken all records and upended civility, Austin-Bergstrom (Texas) International Airport TSA Officer Christina Marks is doing her job exceedingly well.…

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Kudos Across America - Omaha, Nebraska

October 25, 2021

I wanted to give a big SHOUT OUT and thank you to Lead TSA Officer Mindi York at the Omaha, Nebraska airport [Eppley Airfield]. She was kind, professional and extremely efficient at a time when my husband's anxiety and…

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San Francisco screening officer prevents huge fire, possible airport shutdown

October 21, 2021

It was an unexpected start to the day at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) for Robert Reclus.

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Kudos Across America – Denver

October 19, 2021

My wife and I arrived for our departure flight at Denver [International Airport] on a Sunday about two and a half hours early; plenty of time for screening, so we thought.

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Spotlight on Puerto Rico – Living the mission with tradition

October 15, 2021

As Hispanics, we represent TSA Puerto Rico, united and committed to serving our nation’s transportation system from our beautiful island. In Puerto Rico, we have three airports on the island: Luis Muñoz Marín…

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Kudos Across America – Chicago

October 13, 2021

As I was going through TSA PreCheck® at O’Hare International Airport, I realized that I had forgotten my entire wallet at home, 1 1/2 hours away. The agent [Officer] directed me to another line to speak to a supervisor…

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Maine TSA officer aids fallen passenger

October 6, 2021

It was just another weekend shift at Maine’s Portland International Jetport (PWM) for TSA Officer Nichole Greenwood, but that quickly changed.

While working the X-ray, Greenwood heard a fellow TSA officer call out to a supervisor, “Quick,…

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Kudos Across America – Casper, Wyoming

October 6, 2021

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Employee Spotlight: Jesse Sanchez

October 5, 2021

The sound of a pager going off is a 9/11 trigger for New Mexico Federal Security Director Jesse Sanchez.

 “I was working for Gateway Computers, and when we weren’t training, I would lend the computer lab out to local law enforcement.” That…