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  • 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...
  • April 03, 2017 | 24 (# of comments)
    As a lead transportation security officer at John F. Kennedy International Airport, I am responsible for the security screening of passengers and baggage, as well as supervising and providing training and leadership to other TSA officers. You can...
  • December 20, 2016 | 1 (# of comments)
    For most Americans, the holidays are a time for traveling to see loved ones near and far. Whether you are traveling by plane, train, or automobile, chances are you will have at least one connected device in tow. Mobile devices have become an almost...
  • October 24, 2016 | 21 (# of comments)
    As a transportation security specialist–explosives for TSA, I provide a critical layer of security. When our officers at the checkpoint have concerns about an item or image during screening, they call on me to provide advanced alarm resolution. This...
  • September 19, 2016 | 9 (# of comments)
    As an inspector for TSA, I’m often the face of the agency for our airline partners. At JFK, we have more than 1,000 take offs and landings each day and many of those aircraft are cargo planes. Cargo is where I do the bulk of my work. I routinely...
  • March 16, 2016 | 26 (# of comments)
    With spring break well underway, packing for air travel can sometimes be stressful. Still, following a few simple tips can help in protecting your property and with the screening process to give you peace of mind.The rule of thumb is to always check...
  • July 18, 2014 | 55 (# of comments)
    I hate to admit it, but I’m a bit of product junkie. When it comes to traveling, I don’t like to skimp on my favorite personal care products in exchange for travel sized brands.While I know I can stuff my checked bag full of products, my frugal side...
  • May 28, 2013 | 11 (# of comments)
    Scuba GearCharlie Foreman wrote a post about this time last year for the TSA Blog about traveling with scuba gear. We decided to share it again this summer for those of you who might have missed it. Enjoy this very informative post! ~ BobA little...
  • April 05, 2013 | 23 (# of comments)
    TSA would like to thank Corporal Justin Rogers for his selfless and speedy actions on behalf of one of our officers at Honolulu International Airport. On March 30th, 2013, Cpl. Rogers was off-duty, traveling home to California from a family...
  • May 18, 2012 | 34 (# of comments)
    Keith Jeffries,the Assistant Federal Security Director from Orlando International Airport (MCO), will be speaking today on the CCR Travel Panel at the Rebreather Forum 3 in Orlando. This forum brings together the foremost minds in rebreather...

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