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  • April 04, 2018 | 2 (# of comments)
    TSA's Instagram has been nominated for two Webby Awards in the “Corporate Communications” & “Weird” categories! The Webby Awards are considered the Internet’s highest honor, and you can help us win two People's Choice Awards by voting for us at...
  • June 07, 2016 | 14 (# of comments)
    When you’re jetting off to summer fun, you have a lot on your mind. Did you bring your cell phone charger? Do you have room in your bag for souvenirs? Do you have the rental car confirmation? What’s the best restaurant near your hotel? Did you leave...
  • June 03, 2016 | 34 (# of comments)
    It’s officially the summer travel season. This year, there is an increased number of travelers and a need for enhanced security.This infographic shows the steps we’re taking to improve your experience at the checkpoint, while still ensuring your...
  • February 05, 2015 | 78 (# of comments)
    On an average day at 450 U.S. airports, our officers screen nearly 1.8 million travelers, 4.5 million carry-on items and 1.2 million checked bags in order to keep the traveling public safe. Every day, our officers come across suspicious items that...
  • January 15, 2015 | 19 (# of comments)
    While 2014 was a year that saw the retirement of TSA Administrator John S. Pistole, who left government service after 31 years of public service, his vision of risk-based, intelligence-driven programs introduced under his leadership will carry on....
  • August 20, 2014 | 16 (# of comments)
    A Transportation Security Officer’s most important goal is to keep items off of planes that could cause catastrophic damage to an aircraft. In order to do this, they continuously train to identify explosive components and keep them from ever making...
  • April 22, 2014 | 51 (# of comments)
    National Guard members, as well as DoD and Coast Guard civilians.TSA Pre✓® allows participants to keep their shoes, belt and light jacket on and leave laptops and 3-1-1 compliant liquids in their carry-on bags when going through airport security.To...
  • April 16, 2014 | 74 (# of comments)
    Travelers around the country are moving through airports with greater ease as a result of TSA Pre✓®, the expedited screening program that allows pre-approved travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and beltsand keep laptops in their case...
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