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  • August 05, 2014 | 25 (# of comments)
    Every day, throughout the country, for a variety of reasons, passengers leave something behind at security checkpoints. You’d be surprised to see what TSA sends to the airport lost and found if officers can’t reunite the item with the passenger...
  • June 18, 2013 | 27 (# of comments)
    More frequently than you might imagine, travelers contact TSA to find out if they can pack automotive or other vehicle parts in their checked or carry-on bags. We regularly hear from travelers who work for racing teams or car dealerships, and those...
  • June 11, 2013 | 64 (# of comments)
    If you’re traveling on vacation this summer, you’ll most likely need to bring some batteries along, whether they’re for your camera, personal electronics or other battery-operated equipment. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented...
  • March 14, 2012 | 84 (# of comments)
    I know from experience that planning a wedding can be a stressful time for a bride, especially if you’re getting married away from home. It can be really stressful if you’re jetting off for a destination wedding and don’t want to let your precious...
  • March 22, 2011 | 54 (# of comments)
    Last week, TSA was honored to accept the award for the Best Government Mobile App from the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) at its 9th Annual Excellence.Gov Awards event in Washington, D.C. The annual event...
  • August 04, 2010 | 63 (# of comments)
    From time to time, things show up at airports that cause us to scratch our heads, especially almost nine years after 9/11.On average, our officers find about two guns a day at checkpoints. Yesterday must not have been an average day, because 10 guns...
  • July 26, 2010 | 76 (# of comments)
    Whether you fly twice a month or a few times a year, if you get injured on vacation, lose your ID, or pick up a special souvenir on a trip, you might need information to help you get through the security checkpoint. We know that sometimes those...
  • March 22, 2010 | 71 (# of comments)
    Last week, I went to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC with staff from TSA’s Office of Security Operations who work on screening procedures and officer training. Prosthetics have come a long way, and Walter Reed is on the forefront...
  • December 01, 2009 | 76 (# of comments)
    Each Thanksgiving travel season, there are stories that range from slightly odd to truly bizarre. This year was no exception.On November 25th, a female called the Miami-Dade Police with information about a bomb aboard an American Airlines flight...
  • September 11, 2009 | 93 (# of comments)
    When you go through security checkpoints, your mind is on making sure you got the metal out of your pockets and the liquids out of your carry-on bag and what gate you need to head to afterward. Your goal is to get through and get through quickly,...

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