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  • November 02, 2017
    TSA discovered 82 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 82 firearms discovered, 74 were loaded and 31 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • October 26, 2017
    TSA discovered 69 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 69 firearms discovered, 54 were loaded and 19 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • October 24, 2017
    Charlie Cox is the TSA Field Intelligence Officer for the Reagan National Airport (DCA). As you can imagine, there is a lot of ground to cover in the National Capital Region. So much so, that it is imperative our intelligence community not tackle it...
  • October 20, 2017
    TSA discovered 85 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 85 firearms discovered, 68 were loaded and 17 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • October 13, 2017
    There are a lot more than 10 things we could tell you, but we kept the list at 10 for brevity. We don’t want to stray into “Too Long Didn’t Read (TLDR)” territory. We hope we teach you something new today! 1. The Federal Air Marshal Service is part...
  • October 11, 2017
    TSA officers discovered 165 firearms over the last two weeks in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 165 firearms discovered, 144 were loaded and 56 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing...
  • October 06, 2017
    What’s the first thing you think of when you think of TSA? Airport? Transportation Security Officers?  TSA is all that but so much more. With TSA screening over 2 million passengers a day, it would be no surprise that some of our passengers may need...
  • October 05, 2017
    TSA recognizes that passengers traveling with cancer may have concerns about security screening when flying. After an unfortunate experience at a security checkpoint late last year, breast cancer survivor and advocate, Denise Albert, co-host of The...
  • September 28, 2017
    TSA discovered 86 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 86 firearms discovered, 80 were loaded and 30 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • September 20, 2017
    TSA discovered 84 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 84 firearms discovered, 69 were loaded and 15 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...

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