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Blog Posts for November 2014

  • November 28, 2014 | 51 (# of comments)
    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 | 48 (# of comments)
    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 | 32 (# of comments)
    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 | 45 (# of comments)
    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 | 44 (# of comments)
    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...
  • November 07, 2014 | 48 (# of comments)
    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 found at a checkpoint...
  • November 06, 2014 | 38 (# of comments)
    As of close of business Tuesday night, a record breaking 1,855 firearms had been discovered in carry-on bags at TSA checkpoints nationwide. Of those, 1,471 (79%) were loaded.In a statement yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said...
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