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In remembrance of Gerardo I. Hernandez

Los Angeles International Airport TSA Officer

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Today marks one year since the tragic shooting of Transportation Security Officer Gerardo I. Hernandez and wounding of two other TSA employees and a passenger at Los Angeles International Airport.

Please join us in a nationwide moment of silence at 9:20 a.m. Pacific Time (12:20 p.m. Eastern Time).

We honor them by remaining vigilant in our mission to ensure the security of the traveling public.

In Memoriam Gerardo I. Hernandez, November 10, 1973 - November 1, 2013, photo of Mr. Hernandez