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    TSA Week in Review: March 4 - 10

    You remembered to set your clock forward, but 76 of you forgot how to travel with a firearm. Don’t worry, I got you covered! Check out our transporting firearms and ammunition page to learn how easy it is. Also, remember to take a look at your…
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    TSA On the Job: Passenger Support Specialist

    I’m a people person – there’s no doubt about it. As a TSA passenger support specialist at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Va., helping people is something I have the chance to do every day! I’m part of the TSA Cares program,…
  • Firearms discovered by TSA from February 25 to March 3

    Week in Review: February 25 - March 3

    Between Feb. 25 and March 3, TSA screened 15.3 million passengers and discovered 76 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 76 firearms discovered, 61 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. A friendly reminder to traveling firearm owners: bringing your…
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    Week in Review: February 18 - 24

    Between Feb. 18 and 24, TSA screened 15.6 million passengers and discovered 83 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 83 firearms discovered, 75 were loaded and 30 had a round chambered. Reminder folks: bringing your firearm through a security checkpoint…
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    TSA Week in Review: February 1-17

    From Feb. 1 through 17, TSA screened 34 million passengers and discovered 201 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 201 firearms discovered, 63 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may result in a…
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    TSA Month in Review: January 2019

    We’re back and looking forward to providing you with routine updates! During the month of January, TSA screened 61 million passengers and discovered 327 firearms in carry-on bags. That is six firearms more than the same month last year. Of the 327…
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    TSA Year in Review: A Record Setting 2018

    It has been a milestone year for TSA as 2018 was marked by a record number of travelers and significant security enhancements. A total 813.8 million (813,791,287) passengers and crew members passed through TSA screening, with record-breaking…
  • Firearms discovered by TSA

    TSA Week in Review: December 10 - 16

    TSA screened 14.6 million passengers and discovered 78 firearms in carry-on bags at airports from Dec. 10 through 16. Of the 78 firearms discovered, 63 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may…
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    AskTSA: Your Holiday Travel Questions Answered

    Stepping onto the plane, you’re greeted by smiling flight attendants wearing Santa hats. You slide into your seat, excitedly snap your seatbelt and exhale deeply, thankful that you made it through the security checkpoint with ease. It’s a Christmas…
  • Firearms discovered by TSA from December 1 to 9

    TSA Week in Review: December 1 - 9

    TSA screened 17.7 million passengers and discovered 93 firearms in carry-on bags at 65 airports from Dec. 1 through 9. Of the 93 firearms discovered, 76 were loaded and 29 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may…

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