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  • August 02, 2018 | 34 (# of comments)
    Whether you’re traveling with an expired license, misplaced your ID, or recently changed your name, you can still fly. Here are a few tips you should know before you fly. 1) Know what is valid ID While booking your flight, be sure to fill out your...
  • July 27, 2018 | 15 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 84 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from July 16th through the 22nd. Of the 84 firearms discovered, 71 were loaded and 36 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • July 20, 2018 | 26 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 269 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from June 25th through July 15th. Of the 269 firearms discovered, 235 were loaded and 85 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • July 17, 2018 | 7 (# of comments)
    If you’re attending Comic-Con International in San Diego this week, you may want to take a couple of minutes to read this post.Our officers have been screening outgoing Comic-Con travelers at the San Diego International Airport (SAN) for over a...
  • July 10, 2018 | 67 (# of comments)
    You may have seen a story in the news recently about a traveler finding his mother’s cremains spilled in his checked bag at LAX. We understand how painful losing a loved one is, and we express our sincere condolences. It’s terrible that he had to...
  • July 03, 2018 | 12 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 92 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from June 18th through the 24th. Of the 92 firearms discovered, 80 were loaded and 29 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • June 28, 2018 | 9 (# of comments)
    Arrive Early: TSA is projecting one of the busiest Fourth of July travel periods on record! TSA officers will screen 28.3 million passengers and crew from June 28 – July 9, 2018. The upcoming holiday travel period will bring some of the busiest...
  • June 27, 2018 | 10 (# of comments)
    As we approach Independence Day, it’s important to remember that fireworks are not allowed in either carry-on or checked bags. The fireworks pictured here are just some of the fireworks discovered recently. These fireworks were discovered in a...
  • June 20, 2018 | 22 (# of comments)
    This replica Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was in a traveler’s carry-on bag at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). As a result, the checkpoint was closed for a total of 19 minutes before the Chicago Police Bomb Squad was able to...
  • June 12, 2018 | 27 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 97 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 97 firearms discovered, 77 were loaded and 36 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties of up to $13,066 per...

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