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Blog Posts for August 2017

  • August 31, 2017
    As we mark the end of summer with Labor Day celebrations, we must not forget the families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Those in south Texas and Louisiana are just beginning to recover from an incredibly destructive storm, one that halted air and...
  • August 31, 2017
    TSA discovered 85 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 85 firearms discovered, 77 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • August 25, 2017
    Did You Know? 20 Factoid Nuggets You Might Not Know About TSAWhy struggle for conversation at your next social gathering when you can impress your friends by dropping some knowledge about TSA. You’ll be the life of the party for sure. A legend even…...
  • August 24, 2017
    TSA discovered 76 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 76 firearms discovered, 66 were loaded and 16 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • August 18, 2017
    TSA discovered 77 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 77 firearms discovered, 65 were loaded and 12 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • August 11, 2017
    David P. Pekoske was confirmed on Aug. 3, 2017, by the U.S. Senate as TSA's seventh Administrator. Today, Administrator Pekoske kicked-off his tenure with a busy first 24 hours on the job.  Learn more about our new Administrator below and check-out...
  • August 11, 2017
    TSA discovered 69 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 69 firearms discovered, 58 were loaded and 16 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • August 02, 2017
    TSA discovered a record 96 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. The previous record of 89 firearms was set last month.  Of the 96 firearms discovered, 85 were loaded and 26 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws...
  • August 01, 2017
    You may have read recently how TSA and DHS have been making an aggressive effort to raise the bar on aviation security worldwide. Have you ever wondered what’s being done here in the U.S.? Well, the last time you travelled through a TSA checkpoint,...
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