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Blog Posts for 2017

  • June 08, 2017 | 31 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 150 firearms over the last two weeks in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 150 firearms discovered, 128 were loaded and 53 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to...
  • May 25, 2017 | 1 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered a record 82 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 82 firearms discovered, 66 were loaded and 18 had a round chambered. The previous record of 81 firearms was set in August of 2016 and tied in March of 2017....
  • May 25, 2017 | 6 (# of comments)
    It’s almost time to take the skies for those long awaited summer vacations. Below are tips and links to information on some of the most common travel-related questions. It’s best to be prepared before arriving at the checkpoint and makes things far...
  • May 17, 2017 | 9 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 76 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 76 firearms discovered, 64 were loaded and 20 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the checkpoint...
  • May 10, 2017 | 3 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 61 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 61 firearms discovered, 52 were loaded and 23 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the checkpoint...
  • May 09, 2017 | 6 (# of comments)
    You may not know this, but near the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the Transportation Security Administration Systems Integration Facility. This facility is an impressive testing facility dedicated to the testing and evaluation of TSA...
  • May 04, 2017 | 27 (# of comments)
    As you may know, May is Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus is a non-contagious, chronic and often disabling, autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. TSA recognizes that traveling with this condition can be challenging. So,...
  • May 03, 2017 | 4 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 66 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 61 were loaded and 20 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below.Fireworks were...
  • April 26, 2017 | 12 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 80 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 80 firearms discovered, 70 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below.A live 22 MM anti-...
  • April 22, 2017 | 36 (# of comments)
    The mission of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is to protect the nation’s transportation systems, ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. With this mission comes a responsibility to the communities and natural...

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