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Blog Posts for February 2016

  • February 26, 2016 | 55 (# of comments)
    Fifty-five firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 55 firearms discovered, 50 were loaded and 26 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below.If an...
  • February 23, 2016 | 25 (# of comments)
    The @AskTSA team received this tweet yesterday via @TSA and we’d like to take some time to address it on our blog.TSA officers receive periodic training regarding cultural and religious sensitivities. When additional screening is needed that...
  • February 23, 2016 | 26 (# of comments)
    Since January, TSA new-hire training now is conducted at the new TSA Academy located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, known as FLETC, in Glynco, Georgia – a move that centralizes training for new employees, which previously was held...
  • February 20, 2016 | 45 (# of comments)
    53 firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 53 firearms discovered, 46 were loaded and 20 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below.If an item looks...
  • February 19, 2016 | 26 (# of comments)
    The @AskTSA team received this tweet earlier today. It’s a common question, so we thought we’d address it this week.Let me get directly to the point here. I’m not spinning a yarn when I tell you that knitting needles and needlepoint items, including...
  • February 17, 2016 | 7 (# of comments)
    51 firearms were discovered last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 51 firearms discovered, 47 were loaded and 20 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below.If an item looks...
  • February 12, 2016 | 20 (# of comments)
    It’s been nearly six months since we launched the @AskTSA program. Since then, we’ve been receiving many questions, so we felt that it would be helpful to share some of these Q & A’s with our blog readers, where we can respond in more than 140...
  • February 08, 2016 | 63 (# of comments)
    62 firearms were discovered last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 62 firearms discovered, 51 were loaded and 18 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below.A cane sword was...
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