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  • Empty AK-47 Magazines

    Empty AK-47 Magazines in Checked Bag at JFK

    June 6, 2014

    Not Actual Items There are stories circulating right now about something that’s not quite as newsworthy as it sounds. Two empty AK-47 magazines were discovered in a checked bag after TSA had screened that bag. That has led many to believe our…
  • Grenade (LAX)

    TSA Week in Review - Grenade Discovered in Carry-on Bag at LAX

    May 30, 2014

    Grenade (LAX) Grenade at LAX - A Mk 2 hand grenade was discovered in a carry-on bag at the Los Angeles (LAX) International Airport. The Terminal 1 checkpoint was closed while the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team transported the grenade to an offsite…
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    A Cornucopia of TSA Travel Tips

    May 29, 2014

    Memorial Day has come and gone, and no matter what the almanac says, it’s officially summertime to many eager travelers. With so many gearing up for summer travel, we figured it would be helpful to list all of our weekly travel tip posts on one page…
  • Loaded Firearm (SHV)

    TSA Week in Review - 48 Firearms Discovered This Week In Carry-On Bags (39 Loaded)

    May 23, 2014

    Loaded Firearm (SHV) 48 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 48 firearms, 39 were loaded and 15 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. Inert Ordnance and Grenades, etc. - TSA continues to find inert…
  • Summer Travel

    TSA Travel Tips: Memorial Day & Summer Travel

    May 21, 2014

    It was a long and hard winter, but summer is in the air! Memorial Day is just around the corner and before you know it, you’ll be wearing white slacks and funning in the sun. This post provides links to a cornucopia of answers to questions that…
  • Inert Items Discovered at (L-R) SAN, SEA, & SFO

    TSA Week in Review - 38 Loaded Firearms, Inert Explosives, Concealed Items, and Other Items of Note

    May 16, 2014

    Inert Items Discovered at (L-R) SAN, SEA, & SFO Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find inert hand grenades and other weaponry on a weekly basis. Please keep in mind that if an item looks like a real bomb, grenade, mine, etc., it…
  • a family camping

    TSA Travel Tips - Travel Tips for Backpackers, Campers and Fishers

    May 13, 2014

    We are well into the Spring travel period and many are getting ready for some outdoor getaways. If you’re flying to your camping/hiking/fishing destination,this post is for you! Here’s a list of common camping and fishing related items that you can…
  • Loaded Firearm Discovered at CVG

    TSA Week in Review - 41 Loaded Firearms Discovered in Carry-on Bags This Week

    May 9, 2014

    Loaded Firearm Discovered at CVG 45 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 45 firearms, 41 were loaded and 17 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. 81 Pounds of Marijuana (OAK) Drug Find at Oakland -…
  • TSOC Watch Floor

    TSA Transportation Security Operations Center: Still on Watch

    May 7, 2014

    TSOC Watch Floor The Transportation Security Operations Center (TSOC) is where TSA connects with the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, FBI and other law enforcement and security agencies to analyze and monitor the…
  • Loaded Firearm (IND)

    TSA Week in Review - 26 Loaded Firearms Discovered in Carry-on Bags This Week

    May 2, 2014

    Loaded Firearm (IND) 30 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 30 firearms, 26 were loaded and nine had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find inert…

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