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  • 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.

    TSA Week in Review: November 13th - 19th - 67 Firearms, An Inert Howitzer Round and More

    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…
  • Pumpkins on a suitcase.

    You’ll Be Good as Gravy To Travel After Reading Our 2017 Thanksgiving Travel Tips

    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,…
  • 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.

    TSA Week in Review: November 6th - 12th

    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…
  • Medication

    TSA Cares: What to Expect when Flying with Meds

    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…
  • 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.

    TSA Week in Review - Oct 30th - Nov 5th

    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…
  • Mark Escherich in uniform with medevac helicopter.

    Faces of TSA: Mark Escherich

    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…
  • 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.

    TSA Week in Review: October 23rd - 29th

    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…
  • 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.

    TSA Week in Review: October 16th - 22nd

    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…
  • Charlie Cox Briefing Transportation Security Officers

    TSA on the Job: Field Intelligence Officer

    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…
  • 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.

    TSA Week in Review: October 9th - 15th

    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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