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    TSA Week in Review: October 7 - November 3

    November 6, 2019

    Between October 7 and November 3, TSA screened 65 million passengers and found 374 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 374 firearms discovered, 333 were loaded and 118 had a round chambered. It was a busy October this year! We found 403 firearms last…
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    Creep-in It Real With These Halloween Travel Tips

    October 29, 2019

    Are you traveling for a spooky-good time on October 31st? We’ve collected our frequently asked Halloween questions and have come up with these fang-tastic travel tips! Pumpkin to talk about Your holiday pumpkin, carved or whole, is good to go…
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    TSA Week in Review: September 23 - October 6

    October 10, 2019

    Between September 23 and October 6, TSA screened 32 million passengers and found 206 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 206 firearms discovered, 176 were loaded and 60 had a round chambered. We found 391 firearms in September, 34 more firearms in…
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    How TSA is Answering the Call

    October 9, 2019

    Each year, the first full week of October is designated as Customer Service Week. It’s an opportunity to highlight the people that serve and support customers on a daily basis. We at the Transportation Security Administration pride ourselves in…
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    Ready? REAL ID Enforcement Begins in One Year

    October 3, 2019

    By now, you may have heard the term “REAL ID” and how you will need one to travel. But in case you haven’t, here is a quick backstory. Congress passed the REAL ID Act in 2005, establishing minimum security standards for federal and state-issued IDs…
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    TSA Week in Review: September 16 - 22

    September 25, 2019

    Between September 16 and 22, TSA screened 16 million passengers and found 91 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 91 firearms discovered, 82 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Don’t pack your firearm in your carry-on bag. Bringing a firearm to…
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    TSA Week in Review: August 26 - September 15

    September 18, 2019

    Between August 26 and September 15, TSA screened 45.8 million passengers and found 253 firearms in carry-on bags. Of the 253 firearms discovered, 225 were loaded and 84 had a round chambered. During the month of August, we discovered 329 firearms,…
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    TSA Week in Review: August 19 - 25

    August 28, 2019

    Monday was National Dog Day! We held the Cutest TSA Explosives Detection K9 Contest on our Instagram page. The winner was Alfie from Sky Harbor International Airport-Phoenix (PHX). Congratulations to Alfie and all TSA canines, because in my book…
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    TSA Week in Review: August 12 - 18

    August 21, 2019

    I went fishing last weekend and caught a whopper of a fish. I didn’t have my camera though so you’ll just have to trust me ;) Lucky for you, our officers did have their cameras when we caught these whoppers! If you’re angling to get in one more…
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    TSA Week in Review: August 5 - 11

    August 15, 2019

    Last weekend my fiancé and I went to the Maine Wildlife Park for the first time. As the entrance line moved slowly forward, I saw a small sign that said, “cash only.” Being the cliché millennial, I, of course, only had a debit card. My heart sank. I…

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