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  • November 08, 2017 | 4 (# of comments)
    TSA and our nation’s military have a unique relationship. Since our inception in 2001, our ranks have been filled with military veterans. Our shared mission of keeping Americans safe makes the transition from service member to a TSA employee a...
  • November 11, 2014 | 33 (# of comments)
    With it being Veterans Day today, we thought it would be appropriate to let our readers know about some of the services we offer for veterans as well as current members of the U.S. Armed Forces.One out of four TSA employees is either a veteran, or...
  • November 12, 2012 | 13 (# of comments)
    Whether in times of war or peace, seeing our military men and women in uniform often compels us, each in our own way, to recognize them for their sacrifice. Maybe you’ve seen a spontaneous round of applause in the airport for a returning service...
  • November 11, 2011 | 32 (# of comments)
    I wanted to take a moment to recognize the Veterans of our armed forces. TSA employs a large number of Veterans, me included. I was in the U.S. Army’s 3rd Armored Division from 1988 -1991 and was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany. I also took a little...
  • 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...
  • February 08, 2008 | 68 (# of comments)
    I’ve noticed many comments from concerned passengers as to why we screen soldiers and veterans at our checkpoints. Some folks find this shameful while others (including most soldiers and vets) realize it’s a necessity.Let me preface this post by...
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