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  • April 30, 2013 | 57 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of US MarshalsSome passengers come through TSA checkpoints wearing a simple piece of jewelry, and others are all blinged out like the A Team's Mr. T.So what’s the scoop? Should you remove jewelry or keep it on to go through security?...
  • April 23, 2013 | 22 (# of comments)
    More than 3,000 TSA officers have volunteered to represent TSA in a new collateral role as a Passenger Support Specialist (PSS).PSS’s are Transportation Security Officers, Lead TSOs and Supervisors who have volunteered to take on the responsibility...
  • April 09, 2013 | 140 (# of comments)
    Did the gnome that steals your socks and car keys run off with your ID? Did your license expire and you don’t have time to renew it before you travel? Did you lose your wallet? Did you simply forget your ID at home? While it is much easier to go...
  • April 02, 2013 | 65 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of WillmarThis is the first installment of “TSA Travel Tips Tuesday.” Every Tuesday, I plan to share tips for convenient travel and other useful customer information on my blog. If you have your own tips to add, please feel free to...
  • February 01, 2013 | 20 (# of comments)
    50,000 or more additional passengers are expected to travel to and from Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY) this weekend for Super Bowl XLVII. Arrivals at MSY will steadily increase as game day approaches, with the heaviest travel days being...
  • December 21, 2012 | 57 (# of comments)
    The MyTSA App: Want TSA information anywhere, anytime? Use the MyTSA app. Among the great features, there’s a “Can I Bring My...” tool. Want to know if you can pack a turducken or a light saber? This is the tool for you. Type in the name of the item...
  • November 23, 2012 | 57 (# of comments)
    We’re once again coming up on the busiest travel time of the year. I can’t believe it’s here already. I know I say that every year, but it seems like it gets here faster every year! TSA is fully staffed and prepared for the high volume of passengers...
  • June 29, 2012 | 69 (# of comments)
    The subject of traveling with crematory remains has been in the news recently. As part of our standard operating procedures, TSA has a clear process for screening crematory remains. Our Officers routinely conduct these types of screenings throughout...
  • 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...
  • March 30, 2012 | 36 (# of comments)
    I sit here on a cold March day, when only a few days ago I was running my air conditioner. Even with this back and forth weather, I’m getting a bit of the spring/summer fever and it reminds me that many folks are currently planning travel for spring...

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