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July 17, 2008 | Local Press Release
DECATUR, Al. – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Decatur are now able to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC™) program. The program's goal is to ensure...
July 17, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today launched crewPASS, a test program designed to evaluate expedited access to secure areas of airports for properly credentialed commercial flight deck crew members. The program is a...
July 16, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced a set of security recommendations for the transportation of certain quantities of hazardous materials across the nation's highways. The recommendations - while voluntary...
July 15, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced expanded deployment that will bring Advanced Technology X-ray (AT) and Passenger Imaging to 21 of the nation's busiest airports by the end of 2008. TSA also plans to...
July 15, 2008 | Local Press Release
LAFAYETTE, La. – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Lafayette are now able to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure...
July 03, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today a contract award to Lockheed Martin in support of the agency's Office of Human Capital. Lockheed Martin will support TSA on a...
July 02, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the certification of three new TSA canine teams to enhance explosives detection capabilities at Virginia's Dulles International Airport air cargo facilities. The Dulles...
June 30, 2008 | Local Press Release
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Kevin McCarthy as the federal security director for Memphis International Airport. McCarthy joined TSA in July 2006 as federal security director for Louis Armstrong New...
June 26, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently participated in a cooperative transportation security exercise with local transportation authorities that included Amtrak, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA...
June 26, 2008 | Local Press Release
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Port of Los Angeles worked together to open an additional enrollment site this week on Terminal Island in an effort to facilitate enrollment for the Los Angeles/Long Beach port...
June 18, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Verdi White has been named federal security director at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Since last year, White has served as TSA's federal security director...
June 18, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the establishment of a new security initiative aimed at further enhancing airport airside and perimeter security. The Airside Vulnerability Reduction Team program will...
June 18, 2008 | Local Press Release
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others on the Island of St. Thomas today will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The...
June 12, 2008 | Local Press Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of Derek "Rick" DePietro as federal security director (FSD) for Buffalo Niagara International Airport. As FSD, he will oversee all TSA operations at...
June 11, 2008 | Local Press Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Little Rock today will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is...
June 05, 2008 | Local Press Release
ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Port and long shore workers, truckers and others on the Island of St. Croix today will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The...
May 29, 2008 | Local Press Release
GREENVILLE, Miss. – Port and long shore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Greenville today will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is...
May 21, 2008 | Local Press Release
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Port and longshore workers, truckers and other maritime employees at the Port of Rochester began enrolling today in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's...
May 21, 2008 | Local Press Release
PALMETTO, Fla. – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others at Port Manatee today will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to ensure that...
May 21, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - As the summer travel season begins, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminds travelers that coming to the checkpoint prepared for the security process will lead to shorter lines and less travel stress. Passengers can...
May 16, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today more than $844 million in grant awards as part of its Infrastructure Protection Activities (IPA) grant program. Grant awards will strengthen security at ports and enhance...
May 08, 2008 | Local Press Release
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Port and longshore workers, truckers and other maritime employees at the Port of Anchorage began enrolling today in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program...
May 07, 2008 | Local Press Release
SANDUSKY, Ohio – Today, port workers, longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Sandusky will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is...
May 07, 2008 | Local Press Release
HOUMA, La. – Starting this week, port and longshore workers, truckers and others at the ports of Houma and Morgan City begin enrolling in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The...
May 06, 2008 | Local Press Release
PORT HUENEME, Calif. - Port workers, longshoremen, truckers and others at the Port of Hueneme began enrolling last week in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to...

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