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Blog Posts for 2012

  • December 28, 2012
    Inert Ordnance and Grenades Etc. - We continue to find inerthand grenades and other weaponry on weekly basis. Please keep in mind that if an itemlooks like a realistic bomb, grenade, mine, etc., it is prohibited - real or not. When these items are...
  • December 21, 2012
    The MyTSA App: Want TSA information anywhere, anytime? Use the MyTSA app. Among the great features, there’s a “Can I Bring My...” tool. Want to know if you can pack a turducken or a light saber? This is the tool for you. Type in the name of the item...
  • December 21, 2012
    Speargun: A speargun equipped with one spear was discovered in a carry-on bag at Houston (IAH). Inert Ordnance and Grenades Etc. –We continue to find inert hand grenades and other weaponry on weekly basis. Please keep in mind that if an item looks...
  • December 14, 2012
    Fireworks - 20 fireworks - some without labels - were discovered in a checked bag at Norfolk (ORF) resulting in a 50 minute closure of the checked baggage area.Items in the Strangest Places - It’s important to check your bags prior to traveling. If...
  • December 13, 2012
    TSA Washington/ReaganSupervisor Lisa Caillet in Far Rockaway, NYOver the past five weeks, thousands of New Yorkers have come in contact with more than 700 TSA officers, inspectors and administrative personnel from 200 airports across the country,...
  • December 07, 2012
    Inert Ordnance and Grenades Etc. - We continue to find inerthand grenades and other weaponry on weekly basis. Please keep in mind that if an itemlooks like a realistic bomb, grenade, mine, etc., it is prohibited - real or not. When these items are...
  • December 06, 2012
    TSA is working cooperatively with the Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) following the arrest of a TSA employee at JFK accused of stealing an iPad. The individual is being processed for removal from TSA.Bob BurnsTSA Blog TeamIf you have a...
  • November 30, 2012
    Pistol discovered under lining of  carry-on bag at (CLT)Items in the Strangest Places–It’s important to check your bags prior to traveling. If a prohibited item is discovered in your bag, you could be cited and possibly arrested by local law...
  • November 28, 2012
    I recently read an article at Huffington Post titled: Is The TSA's Pre Check Program A Recipe For Disaster? The easy answer to this question is no, but that wouldn’t make much of a blog post, now would it?TSA Pre✓® enables us to move away from the...
  • November 23, 2012
    We’re once again coming up on the busiest travel time of the year. I can’t believe it’s here already. I know I say that every year, but it seems like it gets here faster every year! TSA is fully staffed and prepared for the high volume of passengers...

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