December 26, 2014
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Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at ATL44 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 44 firearms, 33 were loaded and 14 had rounds chambered. (Edited 1/1/15)Primers & Pellets - 40 shotgun primers and 39 black powder pellets were discovered...
December 19, 2014
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Disassembled .22 caliber firearm (JFK)Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to ensure you are not carrying any prohibited items. If a prohibited item is discovered in your bag or on your body,...
December 12, 2014
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Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at San Antonio (SAT).56 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 56 firearms, 43 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered.Inert Hand Grenade (LAS) & Explosives Training Kit (RDU)Inert Ordnance and Grenades...
December 08, 2014
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The threat to the aviation system persists more than a decade following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. We continue to face a real and persistent threat, against actors adept in the design, construction and concealment of explosives,...
December 05, 2014
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Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at CHS.38 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 38 firearms, 30 were loaded and 15 had rounds chambered.Discovered in carry-on bag at IAD.Smoke Grenade - A fireworks-style smoke grenade was discovered in a...
November 28, 2014
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Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at Atlanta (ATL).31 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 31 firearms, 23 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered.Loaded Firearm (LGA)Firearm on Passenger at LGA - A 94-year-old man attempted to enter...
November 24, 2014
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It’s that time of year again where we wonder where our summer went, and start gearing up for the holidays.According to Airlines for America (A4A), airports and airlines anticipate 24.6 million air travelers nationwide during the upcoming 12-day...
November 21, 2014
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IED Training Kit (VPS)Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find inert grenades and other weaponry on a weekly basis. Please keep in mind that if an item looks like a real bomb, grenade, mine, etc., it is prohibited. When these items are...
November 14, 2014
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Loaded Firearm Discovered in Carry-on Bag at TYS35 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 35 firearms, 29 were loaded and 7 had rounds chambered.Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find inert grenades and other weaponry on a weekly...
November 11, 2014
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With it being Veterans Day today, we thought it would be appropriate to let our readers know about some of the services we offer for veterans as well as current members of the U.S. Armed Forces.One out of four TSA employees is either a veteran, or...