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Blog Posts for April 2013

  • April 30, 2013 | 57 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of US MarshalsSome passengers come through TSA checkpoints wearing a simple piece of jewelry, and others are all blinged out like the A Team's Mr. T.So what’s the scoop? Should you remove jewelry or keep it on to go through security?...
  • April 26, 2013 | 16 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm Discovered at AGS40 Firearms Discovered This Week - of the 40 firearms, 31 were loaded and six had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Items in the Strangest Places - It’s important to...
  • April 25, 2013 | 28 (# of comments)
    Click for More InfoGood news for eligible TSA Pre✓® passengers! Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and US Airways are beginning to pre-notify passengers on boarding passes if they are eligible for TSA Pre✓®. By notifying passengers of their TSA Pre✓®...
  • April 23, 2013 | 22 (# of comments)
    More than 3,000 TSA officers have volunteered to represent TSA in a new collateral role as a Passenger Support Specialist (PSS).PSS’s are Transportation Security Officers, Lead TSOs and Supervisors who have volunteered to take on the responsibility...
  • April 22, 2013 | 21 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (ATL)35 Firearms Discovered Last Week - of the 35 firearms, 26 were loaded and 10 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Novelty Grenade (ATL)Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue...
  • April 12, 2013 | 36 (# of comments)
    Inert IED Components (ORF)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 like a realistic bomb, grenade, mine, etc., it is prohibited - real or...
  • April 12, 2013 | 42 (# of comments)
    The Federal Register is the official daily journal of the United States Government and is the designated vehicle for letting the public know about countless notices every year of proposed rulemaking from all federal agencies.Last month, the TSA...
  • April 09, 2013 | 140 (# of comments)
    Did the gnome that steals your socks and car keys run off with your ID? Did your license expire and you don’t have time to renew it before you travel? Did you lose your wallet? Did you simply forget your ID at home? While it is much easier to go...
  • April 05, 2013 | 36 (# of comments)
    Black Powder & Fuses (ANC)Black Powder at ANC - After causing an alarm in checked baggage, Officers found a 3.2 ounce flask of black powder, 22 feet of fuse, a large empty CO2 cartridge, and miscellaneous ammunition in a passenger’s bag at...
  • April 05, 2013 | 23 (# of comments)
    TSA would like to thank Corporal Justin Rogers for his selfless and speedy actions on behalf of one of our officers at Honolulu International Airport. On March 30th, 2013, Cpl. Rogers was off-duty, traveling home to California from a family...

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