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    TSA Travel Tips: Traveling With Musical Instruments

    September 30, 2014

    To help passengers who are traveling with instruments, TSA partnered with musical organizations around the country to understand the challenges of transporting musical instruments, and we recommend the following: Instruments can be checked or…
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    TSA Week in Review - 48 Firearms Discovered This Week in Carry-On Bags (40 Were Loaded)

    September 26, 2014

    Loaded firearm discovered at SAT 48 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 48 firearms, 40 were loaded and 11 had rounds chambered. (Edited 1-1-2015) Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to…
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    TSA Week in Review - 33 Firearms Discovered This Week in Carry-On Bags (22 Were Loaded)

    September 19, 2014

    Three firearms discovered at a Chicago O'Hare TSA Checkpoint 33 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 33 firearms, 26 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered. Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to…
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    Summer Wait Times Down Despite Busiest Summer in Years

    September 15, 2014

    Wait times at the security checkpoint are way down compared to last summer. So, what are we doing differently? Well, we’re providing the most efficient security in the most effective way possible. All of our layers of security are still firmly in…
  • Loaded Folding Rifle Discovered in Carry-on Bag At DFW.

    TSA Week in Review - 42 Loaded Firearms and a Strange Item at Albany

    September 12, 2014

    Loaded Folding Rifle Discovered in Carry-on Bag At DFW. 52Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 52 firearms, 42 were loaded and 10 had rounds chambered. Strange Item Discovered at Albany - A notebook cover was discovered yesterday in a carry-on bag…
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    TSA Travel Tips - Traveling With Medication

    September 5, 2014

    One of the more popular questions we get from travelers is: “Can I travel with my medication.” The answer is yes, with some qualifiers. Here are a few tips that you might find helpful. It is not necessary to present your medication to, or notify an…
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    TSA Week in Review - 35 Loaded Firearms, Inert Grenades, Lipstick Knife, and More

    September 5, 2014

    42 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 42firearms, 35 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered. Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to ensure you are not carrying prohibited items. If a…
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    TSA Week in Review - 33 Loaded Firearms, Stun Grenade, and More

    August 29, 2014

    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at AUS. 42 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 42 firearms, 33 were loaded and nine had rounds chambered. Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to…
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    TSA Travel Tips: Labor Day & Back to School Travel

    August 26, 2014

    Labor Day is quickly approaching! It’s likely you are either off to school, taking an end of summer trip, or just plopping down on your couch and watching the tube. Whatever it is you’re doing, if you’re traveling by commercial aircraft, here are…
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    TSA Week in Review - 39 Loaded Firearms and Other Items of Note Discovered This Week

    August 22, 2014

    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at HOU. 46 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 46 firearms, 39 were loaded and nine had rounds chambered. Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to…

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