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  • November 27, 2010
    The TSA Blog has been receiving quite a bit of attention this past month and I wanted to clarify a few things that have been popping up. It’s being falsely reported that I froze comments on the TSA Blog.The TSA is censoring all comments on their...
  • November 24, 2010
    What some protesters threatened as an opt out day has turned into a TSA appreciation day.As reports continue to come with normal or below-normal wait times, this will be our final update of this post today.Though volume was around expected levels,...
  • November 24, 2010
    Stay tuned as this post will be updated throughout the day. We hope you find the information useful.This picture was taken earlier today at CVG.Operational Updates as of 5 p.m. EST: (Final Report)Dallas/Fort Worth: One Advanced Imaging Technology (...
  • November 24, 2010
    *** Update 1/27/2011 Readout of Special Counselor Kimberly Walton’s Participation in a Meeting with Thomas Sawyer and Advocacy Organizations *** Administrator Pistole has reached out to the gentleman whose urostomy bag leaked during secondary...
  • November 22, 2010
    If you’re getting ready to travel for the holidays and need to brush up on airport security, you’re in the right place!Travel Advice for Domesticated Turkeys: Stay away from humans.The MyTSA App: Our new MyTSA App (Available as an iPhone App or...
  • November 22, 2010
    ***Update 12/13/2010 10:30 AM *** New information was brought to light that indicated the initial report was incorrect. The TSA officer intended to pat down the child, due to a TSA requirement to check passengers with bulky clothing, which the boy...
  • November 19, 2010
    here has been a lot of confusion after a recent report that the Orlando Sanford Airport (SFB) has requested to opt out of TSA screening.Any commercial airport can apply to TSA’s Screening Partnership Program (SPP), which has been around since the...
  • November 18, 2010
    There are so many rumors floating around right now that it’s hard to keep them all straight. So, in an effort to get everybody on the same page with the facts, here goes...Pat-downs Myths & FactsMyth: All children will receive pat-downs.Fact:...
  • November 17, 2010
    The Drudge report recently linked to this article with the very misleading headline: “TSAXXX: Naked Body Scans Leak Online” This is about the US Marshal Service (NOT Federal Air Marshal Service) storing Advanced Imaging Technology images at a...
  • November 16, 2010
    A recent incident in San Diego where a passenger opted out of Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) and also refused a pat-down has been raising some questions, so I wanted to help clarify a few things with this blog post.AIT is optional for everybody....

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