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  • February 10, 2012 | 69 (# of comments)
    You may have read in the news today about a woman who missed her flight because there weren’t any female officers to screen her. As in most cases, there is more to this story. Read on...In TSA’s smaller airports, we work closely with the airlines...
  • February 02, 2012 | 21 (# of comments)
    40,000 or more additional passengers are expected at Indianapolis International Airport (IND) during game week, more than 70 additional commercial flights and 30 charter flights. Arrivals will increase the entire week before game day. We thought it...
  • December 20, 2011 | 36 (# of comments)
    You may have read our Thanksgiving Travel Tips last month. Well, this is the holiday travel version. If you didn’t read all of our travel tips last month, no worries... Here’s the link: Good Gravy, Let’s Talk Turkey!: TSA Holiday Travel TipsHere are...
  • November 15, 2011 | 37 (# of comments)
    Holiday Checkpoint Signage If you’re getting ready to travel for the holidays and need to brush up on airport security, you’re in the right place! Here is a cornucopia of travel info, tips and linkage that will help you get to where you’re going...
  • July 01, 2011 | 57 (# of comments)
    Photo: SSGT. LONO KOLLARThe 4th of July is fast approaching and many of your are taking to the skies for your travel plans. This is your annual reminder to be sure to leave your fireworks at home and not take them on the plane. Be sure your children...
  • April 01, 2011 | 76 (# of comments)
    When you think you’ve covered all your bases, something new comes along. This time, it’s invisible! New intelligence suggests that space aliens with invisibility cloaks have been going through our checkpoints for years. We know they’ve been...
  • November 22, 2010 | 110 (# of comments)
    If you’re getting ready to travel for the holidays and need to brush up on airport security, you’re in the right place!Travel Advice for Domesticated Turkeys: Stay away from humans.The MyTSA App: Our new MyTSA App (Available as an iPhone App or...
  • October 06, 2010 | 34 (# of comments)
    Hair. Some want it curly and some want it straight. Some even prefer no hair (this post won’t apply to them). In my case, I would like more hair, but such is life.Back to the matter at hand - curling and straightening irons are common travel items...
  • May 14, 2010 | 68 (# of comments)
    E-Cigarettes are becoming more and more popular and I’m happy to report that TSA has no problem with e-cigs being packed in your carry-on or checked bags. Now as far as using them on a flight, I would suggest you contact your airline and see what...
  • May 11, 2010 | 142 (# of comments)
    A recent article is leading some to ask whether TSA has lifted the 3-1-1 policy on liquids, aerosols and gels. Not so. While we continue to aggressively work to find a way to relax the 3-1-1 requirements, we know liquid explosives still pose a...

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