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  • November 22, 2017
    TSA discovered 67 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 67 firearms discovered, 55 were loaded and 16 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • November 21, 2017
    In the Thanksgiving spirit of giving, we’d like to offer travelers a cornucopia of news, links and travel tips. With our tips, you’ll be as good as gravy (packed in your checked bag) when you travel. As we approach the busy holiday travel season,...
  • November 16, 2017
    TSA discovered 63 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 63 firearms discovered, 58 were loaded and 23 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • November 14, 2017
    Traveling with medication can be a challenge if you are not sure how to pack it when flying. Bottom line: medication is okay to place in your carry-on or checked baggage in any form. Watch this video to learn what to expect next time you fly: What...
  • November 10, 2017
    TSA discovered 90 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 90 firearms discovered, 77 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • November 08, 2017
    TSA and our nation’s military have a unique relationship. Since our inception in 2001, our ranks have been filled with military veterans. Our shared mission of keeping Americans safe makes the transition from service member to a TSA employee a...
  • 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...

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