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    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: TSA Recognized Locks

    February 18, 2014

    While it’s understandable that travelers want to lock their baggage to protect their personal belongings, it’s also important to understand that TSA officers must be able to inspect baggage and contents when the need arises. That’s where TSA…
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    TSA Week in Review - 41 Firearms Discovered This Week (33 Loaded)

    February 14, 2014

    Loaded Firearm Discovered in a Carry-on Bag at (SEA) 41 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 41 firearms, 33 were loaded and eight had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. Grenade Shaped Electronic…
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    TSA Week in Review - 37 Firearms Discovered This Week (34 Loaded)

    February 7, 2014

    Loaded Gun (HOU) 37 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 37 firearms, 34 were loaded and 15 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. Inert C-4 (TPA) Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to…
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    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: Valentine's Day Travel Pointers

    February 4, 2014

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so I thought it would be a good idea to dedicate this week’s travel tips to Valentine’s Day related items. Here are some common items we see around this time of year. Chocolates - Regular and cream/liquid…
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    The TSA of Today

    January 31, 2014

    Many of the TSA procedures and policies referenced in a recent opinion piece are no longer in place or are characterized inaccurately. Today’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) looks quite different. Today’s TSA has moved away from a one-…
  • Firearm Discovered at OKC

    TSA Week in Review - 37 Firearms Discovered This Week (32 Loaded)

    January 31, 2014

    Firearm Discovered at OKC 37 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 37 firearms, 32 were loaded and 18 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. Replica Grenades (L-R) DFW, ORD Inert Ordnance and Grenades…
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    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: Super Bowl XLVIII

    January 28, 2014

    Photo Courtesy of www.goodyearaz.gov With masses of people expected to travel to and from the New York area for Super Bowl XLVIII, I thought that a few tips on getting in and out of the area as conveniently as possible would help. Thousands of…
  • Loaded Gun (ICT)

    TSA Week in Review - 23 Firearms Discovered This Week (20 Loaded)

    January 24, 2014

    Loaded Gun (ICT) 23 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 23 firearms, 20 were loaded and four had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. L-R: Grenade Cologne (DCA), Grenade Lighter (SBA) Inert Ordnance…
  • Loaded Firearm (ATL)

    TSA Week in Review - 42 Firearms Discovered This Week (37 Loaded)

    January 17, 2014

    Loaded Firearm (ATL) Keep an eye out next week for the 2013 TSA Blog Year in Review Post! If you haven’t read them yet, make sure you check out our year in review posts from 2011 and 2012. 42 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 42 firearms, 37…
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    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: Lost & Found

    January 14, 2014

    Items are frequently left behind at TSA checkpoints, whether from seasoned travelers or first-time fliers. I can attest that it is an empty feeling when you realize that you left something behind, especially when you realize it at 30,000 feet in the…

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