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  • Discovered 62 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: March 11th - 17th

    March 19, 2016

    Sixty-two firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 62 firearms discovered, 50 were loaded and 14 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. If an…
  • A photo of screening at the checkpoint

    Packing Right and Protecting Your Property - Tips for a Smooth Screening Experience

    March 16, 2016

    With spring break well underway, packing for air travel can sometimes be stressful. Still, following a few simple tips can help in protecting your property and with the screening process to give you peace of mind. The rule of thumb is to always…
  • Discovered 59 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: March 4th - 10th

    March 14, 2016

    Fifty-nine firearms were discovered last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 59 firearms discovered, 54 were loaded and 20 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. Two…
  • A photo of a palm tree, ocean, and a plane fllying on the sky

    @AskTSA Travel Tips In Over 140 Characters: Spring Break Travel Tips

    March 10, 2016

    With spring break underway, we’re starting to see a lot of questions like the one tweeted to our @AskTSA team below. To answer this specific tweet, all of the above are allowed in carry-on bags. Sunscreen, Bug Spray and Shampoo: These items fall…
  • Discovered 56 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: February 26th - March 3rd

    March 4, 2016

    Fifty-six firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 56 firearms discovered, 51 were loaded and 15 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. If an…
  • A photo of a U.S. passport and a boarding pass

    @AskTSA Travel Tips In Over 140 Characters: Can I Fly Without ID? What about Real ID?

    March 3, 2016

    Did you forget your ID at home? Did you lose your wallet or purse? Did your license expire and you don’t have time to renew it before you travel? No worries! Simply approach the TSA travel document checker and let our officer know. We’ll ask you to…
  • Discovered 55 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: February 19 - 25

    February 26, 2016

    Fifty-five firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 55 firearms discovered, 50 were loaded and 26 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. If an…
  • A screen capture of an @TSA message

    @AskTSA Travel Tips In Over 140 Characters: Traveling While Wearing a Turban

    February 23, 2016

    The @AskTSA team received this tweet yesterday via @TSA and we’d like to take some time to address it on our blog. TSA officers receive periodic training regarding cultural and religious sensitivities. When additional screening is needed that…
  • A photo of a new employee was training at FLETC

    Training for new-hires now at central TSA Academy

    February 23, 2016

    Since January, TSA new-hire training now is conducted at the new TSA Academy located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, known as FLETC, in Glynco, Georgia – a move that centralizes training for new employees, which previously was held…
  • Discovered 53 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: February 12 - 18

    February 20, 2016

    53 firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 53 firearms discovered, 46 were loaded and 20 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. If an item…

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