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  • May 09, 2017 | 6 (# of comments)
    You may not know this, but near the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the Transportation Security Administration Systems Integration Facility. This facility is an impressive testing facility dedicated to the testing and evaluation of TSA...
  • May 04, 2017 | 27 (# of comments)
    As you may know, May is Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus is a non-contagious, chronic and often disabling, autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. TSA recognizes that traveling with this condition can be challenging. So,...
  • May 03, 2017 | 4 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 66 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 61 were loaded and 20 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below.Fireworks were...
  • April 26, 2017 | 12 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 80 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 80 firearms discovered, 70 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below.A live 22 MM anti-...
  • April 22, 2017 | 36 (# of comments)
    The mission of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is to protect the nation’s transportation systems, ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. With this mission comes a responsibility to the communities and natural...
  • April 21, 2017 | 6 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 133 firearms over the last 2-weeks in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 133 firearms discovered, 118 were loaded and 48had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered over the last 2-weeks. See a complete...
  • April 07, 2017 | 18 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 136 firearms over the last two weeks in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 136 firearms discovered, 112 were loaded and 41had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered over the last two weeks. See a complete...
  • April 03, 2017 | 24 (# of comments)
    As a lead transportation security officer at John F. Kennedy International Airport, I am responsible for the security screening of passengers and baggage, as well as supervising and providing training and leadership to other TSA officers. You can...
  • March 28, 2017 | 147 (# of comments)
    ***Update*** When a pat-down is required, TSA can offer reasonable accommodations for individuals with sensory processing disorders or other conditions that sometimes result in pain when touched. However, those individuals still need to undergo a...
  • March 25, 2017 | 11 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 81 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 81 firearms discovered, 74 were loaded and 26 had a round chambered. This tied our current record of 81 firearms (70 loaded) discovered in August of 2016 . All of the...

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