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Blog Posts for 2013

  • 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 | 158 (# 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...
  • April 02, 2013 | 68 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of WillmarThis is the first installment of “TSA Travel Tips Tuesday.” Every Tuesday, I plan to share tips for convenient travel and other useful customer information on my blog. If you have your own tips to add, please feel free to...
  • March 29, 2013 | 35 (# of comments)
    Replica Grenade (CLT)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 not...
  • March 28, 2013 | 38 (# of comments)
    Five new airports have rolled out TSA Pre✓® bringing the total so far to 40 airports.Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) Passengers traveling domestically who are select Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines...
  • March 22, 2013 | 94 (# of comments)
    Non-Metallic Tactical Spike Found With AIT (DSM)Items in the Strangest Places - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to ensure no prohibited items are inside. If a prohibited item is discovered in your bag, you could be cited and...

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