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  • Loaded Firearm (TPA)

    TSA Week in Review - 28 Firearms Discovered This Week (20 Loaded)

    January 10, 2014

    Loaded Firearm (TPA) 28 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 28 firearms, 20 were loaded and five had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. Left - Right: Discovered at MEM, MFR, EWR, MDW, OTZ, EWR Stun…
  • Loaded Gun Discovered In Carry-on Bag at (GJT)

    TSA Week in Review - 27 Firearms Discovered This Week (21 Loaded)

    January 3, 2014

    Loaded Gun Discovered In Carry-on Bag at (GJT) 27 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 27 firearms, 21 were loaded and five had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post. Inert 40mm Artillery Shell (SEA)…
  • These are samples of several aerosol items that did not make it past the checkpoint in carry-on baggage and were surrendered to TSA at the checkpoint.

    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday - Aerosols

    August 20, 2013

    These are aerosol items that were surrendered to TSA at the checkpoint. Tuesday’s TSA Travel Tip has to do with toiletries in aerosol containers. Traveling to weddings, birthdays, job interviews, vacations and other special occasions often…
  • Deodorant

    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: Flying with Deodorant Isn’t a Sticky Situation

    July 9, 2013

    Deodorant regularly shows up in our top 10 list of search keywords that brought people to our blog. Why wouldn’t it? Many use it and you definitely need it when you travel. There have been times that I’ve been on a hot stuffy plane where the person…
  • Batteries

    Travel Tips Tuesday: Safely Packing Batteries for Your Trip

    June 11, 2013

    If you’re traveling on vacation this summer, you’ll most likely need to bring some batteries along, whether they’re for your camera, personal electronics or other battery-operated equipment. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented…
  • Shaving razor, brush, and mug.

    Safety Razors and Disposable Razors

    August 17, 2010

    I've seen a lot of confusion out there on what types of razors are OK to take with you in your carry-on baggage. This post is just a quick and basic attempt to clear up any confusion. Let me just start by saying that electric razors are OK, but…
  • Thermometer

    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: Hand Warmers

    February 11, 0214

    Photo Courtesy of Polk County Iowa Tune in to the news and you will hear about the spate of cold weather in the U.S. and other parts of the world. If you are planning on being outdoors as part of your travels, a hand warmer might be on your list of…
  • Firearms

    TSA Week in Review Jan 23rd - 29th: Concealed Items, Inert Explosive Devices and 49 Firearms

    January 31, 0017

    TSA discovered 49 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 49 firearms discovered, 41 were loaded and 14 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. A traveler’s…

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