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Blog Posts for 2016

  • March 03, 2016
    Did you forget your ID at home? Did you lose your wallet or purse? Did your license expire and you don’t have time to renew it before you travel? No worries! Simply approach the TSA travel document checker and let our officer know. We’ll ask you to...
  • February 26, 2016
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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...
  • January 29, 2016
    38 firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 38 firearms discovered, 34were loaded and 14 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered this week. See a complete list below.If an item looks...

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