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September 04, 2008 | Local Press Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named John Della Jacono as the federal security director for Kansas City International Airport, effective Sept. 1, 2008. Della Jacono joined TSA in January 2005 as deputy...
August 28, 2008 | Local Press Release
PHOENIX – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the expansion of its popular "Self-Select Lanes" program to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. "The opening of these new lanes is the result of a lot of hard work and...
August 18, 2008 | Local Press Release
HAVELOCK, N.C. – The Transportation Security Administration, in conjunction with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, today begins a four-week pilot test of explosives screening of vehicles at the Cherry Branch Terminal. The pilot...
August 15, 2008 | National Press Release
Starting Aug. 16, 2008 TSA began to allow laptops to remain in bags meeting "checkpoint friendly" guidelines. Not all laptop bags are "checkpoint friendly" (see images below).Click here to learn...
August 14, 2008 | National Press Release
HOUSTON – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others who require unescorted access to the Port of Houston are now able to enroll for the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) at a second...
August 11, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Verified Identity Pass, Inc. – operator of Clear® – has met program encryption standards for enrollment computers and may resume Registered Traveler enrollment...
August 05, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – To help streamline the security process and better protect laptops, starting August 16 the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will allow passengers to leave their laptop computers in bags that meet new "checkpoint friendly"...
August 04, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it is suspending Verified Identity Pass, Inc. (VIP) - the company that operates Registered Traveler (RT) programs under the brand name Clear® - from enrolling new...
August 01, 2008 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – This week over 700 law enforcement personnel, intelligence professionals, and private sector officials attended the Terrorism and Transportation Conference convened in New York, NY, hosted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and...
July 31, 2008 | National Press Release
August 13, 2008 amendment to release: TSA is still in the process of finalizing the documents necessary to implement the enhanced TSO whistleblower protections. WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the...
July 24, 2008 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has cleared any impediments to further expansion of Registered Traveler (RT) business opportunities beyond the initial 20 airports. TSA determined that the current...
July 24, 2008 | Local Press Release
SOUTHOLD, N.Y. – Today, port and longshore workers, truckers and others operating within Long Island Sound and the nearby area will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)...
July 21, 2008 | Local Press Release
MIAMI – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today a pilot of millimeter wave technology at Miami International Airport (MIA). Millimeter wave detects weapons, explosives and other threat items concealed under layers of...
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...

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