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Blog Posts for February 2014

  • February 28, 2014 | 24 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm Discovered in Carry-on Bag at Amarillo (AMA)36 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 36 firearms, 29 were loaded and 11 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Grenades Discovered at (L-R...
  • February 25, 2014 | 38 (# of comments)
    Insulin Pump (Photo Courtesy of Energy.gov)Many travelers rely on personal medical electronic devices (PMEDs) (pacemakers, neurostimulators, implantable cardio defibrillators, insulin pumps, blood glucose monitors, etc.), so it’s understandable that...
  • February 21, 2014 | 19 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (IND)Live Explosives Discovered in Anchorage - A homemade avalanche control charge was discovered in a carry-on bag at Anchorage (ANC). FBI responded and arrested the passenger.26 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 26 firearms, 21...
  • February 18, 2014 | 99 (# of comments)
    While it’s understandable that travelers want to lock their baggage to protect their personal belongings, it’s also important to understand that TSA officers must be able to inspect baggage and contents when the need arises. That’s where TSA...
  • February 14, 2014 | 58 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm Discovered in a Carry-on Bag at (SEA)41 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 41 firearms, 33 were loaded and eight had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Grenade Shaped Electronic...
  • February 11, 2014 | 31 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of Polk County IowaTune in to the news and you will hear about the spate of cold weather in the U.S. and other parts of the world. If you are planning on being outdoors as part of your travels, a hand warmer might be on your list of...
  • February 07, 2014 | 34 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun (HOU)37 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 37 firearms, 34 were loaded and 15 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert C-4 (TPA)Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find...
  • February 04, 2014 | 24 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of www.crh.noaa.govValentine’s Day is just around the corner, so I thought it would be a good idea to dedicate this week’s travel tips to Valentine’s Day related items. Here are some common items we see around this time of year....
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