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Blog Posts for July 2010

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  • July 26, 2010 | 76 (# of comments)
    Whether you fly twice a month or a few times a year, if you get injured on vacation, lose your ID, or pick up a special souvenir on a trip, you might need information to help you get through the security checkpoint. We know that sometimes those...
  • July 21, 2010 | 50 (# of comments)
    As part of a blog series at DoD Live, I have written my second post titled: Some Things Just Shouldn’t Be Taken on a Plane. Especially Grenades. The image you see below shows items from just one year at one airport. Read more about it over at DoD...
  • July 16, 2010 | 263 (# of comments)
    What better way to start my first blog post than to let you know I am very interested in what the public has to say. My top priorities include improving TSA's counterterrorism focus through intelligence and cutting edge technology, supporting the...
  • July 13, 2010 | 36 (# of comments)
    I've agreed to write a series of blog posts aimed at members of our armed forces over at DoD Live. Now that I think of it, maybe “aim” wasn’t the best choice of words when talking about soldiers. I’m a vet, so maybe they’ll cut me some slack.Anyways...
  • July 07, 2010 | 38 (# of comments)
    Our IT department recently sent out an internal memo about TSA's efforts to improve our information security and prevent violations to TSA's acceptable use policy for personal use of government computers. The memo made its way to members of the...
  • July 02, 2010 | 19 (# of comments)
    It's time again for the annual reminder about how fireworks and air travel are a bad combo.So, in case you were planning on packing a bag of cherry bombs, fireworks on a plane are a no-no in your carry-on and checked luggage. And yes, people still...
  • July 02, 2010 | 1,509 (# of comments)
    I have long allowed off topic comments. However, after many complaints from folks who would understandably like to stay on the subject, I am providing this post as a place to comment things that are way off topic with the current post.I’ve added a...
  • July 01, 2010 | 70 (# of comments)
    Last week, former Deputy FBI Director John S. Pistole was confirmed unanimously by the Senate as TSA's new Administrator. Today is an exciting day for TSA as it marks Administrator Pistole's first official day on the job.As part of his first day,...
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