• Flag and fireworks

    Happy Birthday America! Stay Healthy. Stay Secure.

    July 3, 2020

    It goes without saying that 2020 will be remembered as a historic year. The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, including how we travel and how we vacation. Who knew the 244th birthday of America’s independence would be so…
  • Passenger in airport wearing a mask

    ‘Stay Healthy. Stay Secure’

    June 30, 2020

    TSA remains committed to the health and safety of our frontline workers and airline travelers. So as you begin traveling once again, you may notice a few changes to airport screening procedures. Not to worry though, these changes are designed to…
  • Image of cell phones plugged into battery charger

    Staying Charged on the Go

    June 17, 2020

    We've all been there – Pack. Get to the airport. Get through security (TSA PreCheck™ for the win). Grab a coffee. Find the gate. Sit down to relax. Look at phone. Oh no! Only 20% battery power left. Now what? We’re here to tell you, there’s a better…
  • Staying Healthy When Traveling

    Staying Healthy When Traveling

    May 21, 2020

    We have seen the videos of people doing unusual things on airplanes (like clipping their nails or putting their bare feet EVERYWHERE). They reminded us that we could all do more to stay healthy the next time we find ourselves in the airport or on an…
  • Firearms

    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…
  • photo of mother and child traveling

    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…
  • 3d printed firearms

    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…
  • Pepper Spray concealed inside an inhaler

    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…
  • TSA Cover

    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…
  • Image of football player running with football

    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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