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  • May 18, 2012 | 36 (# 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...
  • June 10, 2011 | 228 (# of comments)
    Today, we announced the findings of a months-long investigation into allegations of improper screening of baggage at Honolulu International Airport (HNL). The investigation revealed that a portion of checked baggage presented to one shift of...
  • September 21, 2009 | 178 (# of comments)
    CNN ran a story today titled: From carry-on to eBay: The journey of airport security booty. It talks about what happens to items that passengers have to surrender at checkpoints.It’s been a pretty popular piece so far, so I thought I would open it...
  • May 09, 2009 | 123 (# of comments)
    Bigfoot is probably one of the best known urban legends, but nail clippers, knitting needles and corkscrews are probably the most believed.Some time ago, someone out there spread a nasty rumor about us, that lead many of today's passengers to...
  • December 03, 2008 | 94 (# of comments)
    My name is Christine, and I've worked for TSA for about 3 years now working on the Web team at Headquarters. I spend most of my time doing technical stuff, but I also dabble in some writing. I'm an avid traveler (it's a passion of mine) and I've had...
  • November 13, 2008 | 66 (# of comments)
    A story in USA Today does a great disservice to the Federal Air Marshal Service. Like any law enforcement agency, a small percentage of bad apples always garner more media attention than the overwhelming number of outstanding professionals. While...
  • September 23, 2008 | 90 (# of comments)
    For those of you that have noticed TSA's Diamond Self-Select Lanes, you're not the only ones; Budget Travel magazine has rewarded TSA and the program with a 2008 Extra Mile Award for innovative efforts to make travel easier. For the past four years...
  • August 13, 2008 | 104 (# of comments)
    “Lack of ID put fliers on TSA list.”   This USA Today story perpetuates exactly the type of misperceptions that damage the credibility of a system designed to protect the traveling public in a post 9/11 world. The paper was careful not to be...
  • July 23, 2008 | 218 (# of comments)
    The next time you’re in the security line at your local airport, contemplating the 3-1-1 liquids rule or the possibility of making it home in time to tuck your kids into bed, take a quick look at the officers at the checkpoint.Right there in front...
  • July 14, 2008 | 147 (# of comments)
    MYTH: TSA's watch list has more than 1 million names on it.BUSTER: First, TSA doesn't have a watch list. TSA is a customer of the Terrorist Screening Center , a component of the FBI that is responsible for maintaining the consolidated terrorist...

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