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    TSA in Review Feb 24 - April 22

    April 27, 2020

    By now you have surely seen the news that fewer people are traveling.  Since March, we have been posting the daily figures online with a side-by-side comparison to last year’s statistics. Even still, every day, TSA officers continue to demonstrate…
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    Traveling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    April 21, 2020

    TSA understands that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is on the minds of travelers and the general public. We continue to work with the CDC and state and local health departments to monitor local situations as well as the health and safety of our…
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    TSA Week in Review Feb 10 - Feb 23

    February 27, 2020

    The most asked question I get; “Are replica firearms included in the total firearm number?” The answer? No. Only live firearms found at the checkpoint that shoot projectiles are counted. The next question is always; “Have TSA officers ever caught a…
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    TSA Week in Review Jan 27 - Feb 9

    February 21, 2020

    We can’t make this up! Yes, that is pepper spray that was inside a passenger’s inhaler. The passenger attempted to pack this pepper spray in their checked bag, but it didn’t meet the guidelines and wasn’t allowed to fly. Instead of surrendering the…
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    TSA Week in Review January 1 - 26

    January 30, 2020

    …….And we’re back to our regularly scheduled blog posts for you – our faithful blog readers! I hope you are as excited as I am for this upcoming year! I’m particularly excited to share my 2020 resolution with you all; I resolve that fewer firearms…
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    Big Travel Tips for the Big Game

    January 27, 2020

    And then there were two: The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs will face off in Miami for the chance to hoist the NFL’s Lombardi Trophy! While most fans will watch the festivities on TV, some are fortunate enough to attend the game. So…
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    TSA Year in Review: 2019

    January 15, 2020

    3… 2… 1… Happy New Year!!! Here’s TSA’s Year in Review, toasting to 2019! *Kazoo* Before we jump straight into the numbers, let’s take a look back at 2019! We started the year off with an extended government shutdown, during which TSA officers…
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    TSA Week in Review: December 2 - 15

    December 19, 2019

    Happy holidays! As we near the end of the year everyone is busy shopping for gifts, choosing which cookie recipes Santa will like and preparing for holiday trips! And if you’re flying on Christmas Eve, be sure to keep an eye out for Rudolph and…
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    Passing the Holiday Travel Test

    December 19, 2019

    As we announced yesterday, this Holiday Travel season is projected to bring a record-breaking number of travelers to airports across America. With that in mind, we offer you some tips to help you ease some of the stress for your holiday travels.…
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    TSA Week in Review: November 18 - December 1

    December 5, 2019

    It’s days after Thanksgiving, snow is softly falling and you’re in a food-induced trance. So put on your comfy pants, grab a turkey leg and read about how TSA stopped a grenade monster. But first, let’s talk turkey. It was a record breaking…

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