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Blog Posts for June 2013

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  • June 28, 2013
    Loaded Gun (IAH)44 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 44 firearms, 35 were loaded and six had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert Grenade (ALB)Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to...
  • June 25, 2013
    While some fireworks fly high in the sky, they are never OK to pack in your carry-on or checked bags. It’s not that we don’t enjoy fireworks. Personally speaking, I to enjoy them. In fact, every Independence Day, I’m reminded of this quote from a...
  • June 21, 2013
    Loaded Firearm (JAX)57 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 57 firearms, 47 were loaded and 14 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Stun Gun (SAN)Stun Guns - Six stun guns were discovered this week...
  • June 18, 2013
    More frequently than you might imagine, travelers contact TSA to find out if they can pack automotive or other vehicle parts in their checked or carry-on bags. We regularly hear from travelers who work for racing teams or car dealerships, and those...
  • June 14, 2013
    Loaded Firearm (ATL)43 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 43 firearms, 36 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert Claymore Mine and Grenade (SJC)Inert Ordnance and Grenades...
  • June 11, 2013
    If you’re traveling on vacation this summer, you’ll most likely need to bring some batteries along, whether they’re for your camera, personal electronics or other battery-operated equipment. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented...
  • June 07, 2013
    24-Pounds of Black Powder (MDW)24-Pounds of Black Powder - Ten canisters containing 24-pounds of black powder were discovered in checked baggage at Chicago Midway (MDW). While properly packaged ammunition is permitted in checked-baggage, black...
  • June 04, 2013
    As summer approaches, we typically see an increase in travelers with infants and children. Whether you’re an experienced frequent business traveler or an infrequent leisure traveler, here are some tips to help you navigate the security process with...
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