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  • October 10, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    Between September 23 and October 6, TSA screened 32 million passengers and found 206 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 206 firearms discovered, 176 were loaded and 60 had a round chambered.We found 391 firearms in September, 34 more firearms in...
  • September 25, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    Between September 16 and 22, TSA screened 16 million passengers and found 91 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 91 firearms discovered, 82 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered.Don’t pack your firearm in your carry-on bag. Bringing a firearm to...
  • September 18, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    Between August 26 and September 15, TSA screened 45.8 million passengers and found 253 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 253 firearms discovered, 225 were loaded and 84 had a round chambered.During the month of August, we discovered 329 firearms,...
  • August 28, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    Monday was National Dog Day! We held the Cutest TSA Explosives Detection K9 Contest on our Instagram page. The winner was Alfie from Sky Harbor International Airport-Phoenix (PHX). Congratulations to Alfie and all TSA canines, because in my book...
  • August 21, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    I went fishing last weekend and caught a whopper of a fish. I didn’t have my camera though so you’ll just have to trust me ;) Lucky for you, our officers did have their cameras when we caught these whoppers!If you’re angling to get in one more...
  • August 15, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    Last weekend my fiancé and I went to the Maine Wildlife Park for the first time. As the entrance line moved slowly forward, I saw a small sign that said, “cash only.” Being the cliché millennial, I, of course, only had a debit card. My heart sank. I...
  • August 08, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    Sorry I missed you all last week. Sometimes you just need some down time. While I was off, our officers were busy stopping dangerous items from making their way on to commercial aircrafts. Below are some of the items they stopped.In July we found...
  • July 24, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    Dang, was it a hot one last weekend?! If you’re headed to the beach to escape the heat, a friendly reminder that Shark Week starts this weekend! You might be thinking, “We’re going to need a bigger… air conditioner.” If the baby shark, mommy shark...
  • July 17, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    It’s a bird… it’s a plane… Nope, it’s just another TSA Week in Review! This week San Diego is hosting Comic-Con, an annual gathering of extraordinary comic book fans. If you’re planning to tie on the cape and try to fly there, you may not get too...
  • July 10, 2019 | 0 (# of comments)
    A little birdie told me that this weekend is the start of the annual Wayne Chicken Show in Wayne, Nebraska! This year’s theme is Chickens from Around the World. So if you’re planning on flying the coop with your backyard bird to compete in the...

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