Employee Stories

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TSA’s diversity, inclusion efforts go local

October 4, 2021

TSA teams at two of the nation’s largest airports are taking the agency’s diversity and inclusion campaign to the next level.

In August 2020, TSA launched a new Inclusion Action Committee to ensure TSA is a fair…

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Employee Spotlight: Ryan Clay and Jonathan Curzon

September 28, 2021

Domain awareness and the willingness to speak out when something looks out of place is at the core of insider threat awareness messaging.

Transportation Security Inspectors (TSIs) Ryan Clay and Jonathan Curzon…

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Kudos Across America – Atlanta

September 27, 2021

Dear TSA at the Atlanta International Airport,

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Hurricane Ida brings out the best in TSA officers

September 27, 2021

Hurricane Ida was a catastrophic Category 4 storm and became the second-most damaging hurricane in Louisiana history after Katrina in 2005. Countless homes and businesses were either damaged or destroyed by Ida's relentless wind and rain.

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TSA Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

September 21, 2021

TSA honored some of the agency’s outstanding female employees, promoting the advancement of women and equity in the workplace at a ceremony for Women’s Equality Day. The celebration was in keeping with the…

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Kudos Across America – Dillingham, Alaska

September 21, 2021

The entire team at Dillingham was good. However, TSA Officer Ryan [Woichik] stood out in professionalism, customer service and screening.

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Life as a Federal Air Marshal – Krystal Brown

September 20, 2021

From serving on the U.S. Capitol Police to TSA, Krystal Brown has made law enforcement the focus of her professional career. In 2006, Brown stepped down from the Capitol Police…

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Life as a Federal Air Marshal – Allison Pattison

September 15, 2021

Allison Pattison serves in what she calls a “male-dominated field.” However, she said with the culture in TSA’s Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS), being a woman never got in the way of advancing her career.

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Wisconsin Officers help first responders at accident scene

September 15, 2021

It started as just another typical Wednesday drive to work but soon became very different for Lead TSA Officer Eduardo Rivera.

Rivera was driving his Jeep to work at the Dane County Regional Airport, in Madison,…

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First Honor Flight resumes through IAD

September 15, 2021

After nearly two years of COVID protocols, 113 military veterans boarded the first of four, Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) honor flights headed for Washington DC. 

It was to be a day of reflection and…

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TSA officers go for gold at TSA Olympics in Illinois

September 13, 2021

Fresh from the Tokyo Olympics, TSA officers in Illinois competed in their own 2021 Olympic games. However, it wasn’t a physical challenge like the Olympic events you saw on TV.

It was a competition of TSA threat…

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In Your Own Words - FAMS Michael Connors

September 10, 2021

As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, TSA would like to rekindle that national unity and remind the next generation about why we serve. We asked TSA employees to submit a personal essay on how 9/11 impacted…

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In your Own Words - Program Manager Andrew Bewick

September 9, 2021

As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, TSA would like to rekindle that national unity and remind the next generation about why we serve. We asked TSA employees to submit a personal essay on how 9/11 impacted them…

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In Your Own Words - I&A Sharepoint Coordinator Pat LeDonne

September 8, 2021

As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, TSA would like to rekindle that national unity and remind the next generation about why we serve. We asked TSA employees to submit a personal essay on how 9/11 impacted…

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Kudos Across America – Portland, Maine

September 7, 2021

A little about me.

In Your Own Words - TSO Edgar Ramirez reflects on 9/11

In Your Own Words - TSO Edgar Ramirez reflects on 9/11

September 7, 2021

As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, TSA would like to rekindle that national unity and remind the next generation about why we serve. We asked TSA employees to submit a personal essay on how 9/11 impacted…

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In Your Own Words - TSO Justine Waldron reflects on 9/11

September 2, 2021

As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, TSA would like to rekindle that national unity and remind the next generation about why we serve. We asked TSA employees to submit a personal essay on how 9/11…

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In Your Own Words - TSO Rafael Gil Reyes reflects on 9/11

September 1, 2021

As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, TSA would like to rekindle that national unity and remind the next generation about why we serve. We asked TSA employees to submit a personal essay on how 9/11 impacted…

In Your Own Words - Federal Air Marshal J. Bethea reflects on 9/11

In Your Own Words - Federal Air Marshal J. Bethea reflects on 9/11

August 31, 2021

As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11, TSA would like to rekindle that national unity and remind the next generation about why we serve. We asked TSA employees to submit a personal essay on how 9/11 impacted…

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LaGuardia TSOs saves the day

August 31, 2021

August 11 was just another day for New York’s LaGuardia Airport TSA Officer Darrell Taylor until he encountered a passenger who needed support more than he could imagine. 

The passenger approached Taylor and asked him…