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  • 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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    @AskTSA Travel Tips In Over 140 Characters: Knitting Needles & Sewing Supplies

    February 19, 2016

    The @AskTSA team received this tweet earlier today. It’s a common question, so we thought we’d address it this week. Let me get directly to the point here. I’m not spinning a yarn when I tell you that knitting needles and needlepoint items,…
  • Discovered 51 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: February 5 - 11

    February 17, 2016

    51 firearms were discovered last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 51 firearms discovered, 47 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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    @AskTSA Travel Tips In Over 140 Characters: Valentine’s Day

    February 12, 2016

    It’s been nearly six months since we launched the @AskTSA program. Since then, we’ve been receiving many questions, so we felt that it would be helpful to share some of these Q & A’s with our blog readers, where we can respond in more than 140…
  • Discovered 62 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: January 29th - February 4th

    February 8, 2016

    62 firearms were discovered last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 62 firearms discovered, 51 were loaded and 18 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. A cane sword…
  • Discovered 38 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: January 22 - 28

    January 29, 2016

    38 firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 38 firearms discovered, 34were loaded and 14 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered this week. See a complete list below. If an item looks…
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    TSA 2015 Year in Review

    January 21, 2016

    TSA had a busy year in 2015: TSA officers screened 708,316,339 million passengers (more than 1.9 million per day), which is 40,780,330 million more passengers than for the same timeframe in 2014. In addition to screening more than 708 million…
  • Discovered 46 firearms

    TSA Week in Review: January 8 - 14

    January 15, 2016

    46 firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 46 firearms discovered, 38 were loaded and 15 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered this week. See a complete list below. If an item…
  • Discovered firearms and knives

    TSA Week in Review: Black Powder, Smoke Grenades, Guns and More - January 1 - 7

    January 8, 2016

    37 firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 37 firearms discovered, 30 were loaded and 15 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered this week. See a complete list below. Two canisters…
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    TSA Week in Review: December 25 - 31

    January 5, 2016

    46 firearms were discovered this week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 46 firearms discovered, 37 were loaded and 13 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. The batarangs (…

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