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April 03, 2020 | Local Press Release
GREEN BAY, WI — Transportation Security Administration officers at Green Bay–Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB) are lending a helping hand to airport employees through a voluntary program they have dubbed “TSA Gives Back.”Airport employees...
April 03, 2020 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC - A federal TSA employee passed away due to COVID-19 on April 2, 2020.The passing of Francis “Frank” Boccabella III, a valued friend and colleague of the entire Transportation Security Administration family at Newark Liberty...
March 26, 2020 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON —  The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has issued a new final rule that requires higher-risk surface transportation providers to provide  security training for certain employees. The rule affects certain railroads, public...
March 25, 2020 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration officers remain vigilant in their duties during this pandemic, and on Tuesday at Boston Logan International Airport, a TSA officer prevented a man from bringing a 9 mm caliber handgun loaded with five...
March 21, 2020 | Local Press Release
HAMBURG, Wis. —  Bobbi Birk-LaBarge is an animal lover who owns eight dogs so when she spotted a loose pig on the side of a country road nibbling at the gravel, she pulled over to take a closer look.Birk-LaBarge, a Lead Transportation Security...
March 20, 2020 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH –  Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport continue to remain vigilant during the COVID-19 pandemic and earlier this morning stopped a Connecticut woman from bringing a handgun on an airplane.A...
March 19, 2020 | Local Press Release
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The temporary TSA Pre✓® application center planned for late March at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU) has been cancelled.###
March 16, 2020
NANTUCKET - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has postponed the “Express” recruitment event that had been scheduled for Saturday, March 28, to assist individuals interested in applying for vacancies at Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK...
March 13, 2020 | Local Press Release
ERIE, Pa. – Residents of the Erie area and northwestern Pennsylvania region will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® application program inside Erie International Airport from April 6 to 10, where...
March 13, 2020 | Local Press Release
WASHINGTON – It proved to be a truly bad Friday the 13th for a Fairfax County, Virginia, man this morning when Transportation Security Administration officers detected a 9 mm handgun loaded with 10 bullets in his carry-on bag at Ronald Reagan...
March 12, 2020 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. – A New Jersey man was arrested by police after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer caught him with a 9 mm handgun along with an additional magazine loaded with eight hollow-point bullets in his duffle bag at a...
March 11, 2020 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND, ME – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day “Express” recruitment event on Saturday, March 21, to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a TSA officer at Portland International Jetport.The...
March 11, 2020 | Local Press Release
SOUIX CITY, IOWA– A Nebraska woman was caught with a 9 mm handgun loaded with eight bullets including one in the chamber by a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer at Sioux Gateway Airport early this morning (March 11).The TSA officer...
March 10, 2020 | Local Press Release
NANTUCKET – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day “Express” recruitment event on Saturday, March 28, to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a TSA officer at Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK). This is...
March 09, 2020 | Local Press Release
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – Residents of the Chippewa Valley area will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA Pre✓® program at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU) from March 23 to 27, where officials will host a...
March 02, 2020 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration today announced that the TSA PreCheck™ program has reached a milestone of 10 million members. TSA PreCheck, which opened its first enrollment center in December 2013, has...
March 02, 2020 | Local Press Release
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – A Salem, New Jersey, woman was caught with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets by a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer at Atlantic City International Airport on Friday, Feb. 28.The TSA officer...
March 02, 2020 | Local Press Release
WARWICK, RI –A Cranston, Rhode Island, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at T.F. Green International Airport (PVD) today after they caught him with a .45 caliber handgun loaded with nine bullets in his backpack at...
March 02, 2020 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – A Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, man was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration officers at Philadelphia International Airport detected a 9 mm handgun in the man’s carry-on bag in addition to a magazine loaded...
February 27, 2020 | Local Press Release
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Transportation Security Administration discovered a loaded firearm at a Memphis International Airport (MEM) checkpoint this morning. At approximately 5:30 a.m., a loaded DB 9mm handgun was detected in a passenger’s carry-on bag...
February 27, 2020 | Local Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today reminded California residents that starting Oct. 1, 2020, travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver license, identification card or another acceptable form of...
February 27, 2020 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Harrisburg International Airport prevented a Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, man from bringing a .380 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets onto an airplane yesterday, Feb. 26.  ...
February 27, 2020 | Local Press Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - New technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s photo identification and confirms their flight information is being used by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at some of the security checkpoints at...
February 27, 2020 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – A Kentucky man became the first individual caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a firearm at a LaGuardia Airport checkpoint this year. He was stopped with a .380 caliber handgun loaded with seven bullets in his carry-...
February 26, 2020 | Local Press Release
BOSTON —  New technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in near real time is being used by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at several security checkpoint...

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