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November 28, 2007 | Local Press Release
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Port and longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Jacksonville today will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal...
November 21, 2007 | Local Press Release
LAKE CHARLES, La. – Today, port workers, longshoremen, truckers and others at the Port of Lake Charles will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal...
November 19, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that security checkpoints at the nation's more than 450 airports have coordinated staffing and are prepared to accommodate the busy holiday travel season. Transportation...
November 19, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced enrollment in the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program will begin at 10 more ports in the coming weeks. This program ensures that any individual who has...
November 15, 2007 | Local Press Release
CHICAGO - Today, port workers, longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Chicago, will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to...
November 13, 2007 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON – Tomorrow, port workers, longshore workers, truckers and others at the Port of Houston, will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to...
November 07, 2007 | Local Press Release
OAKLAND, Calif. – Tomorrow, port workers, longshoremen, truckers and others at the Port of Oakland become the first in the region to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The...
October 31, 2007 | Local Press Release
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Port workers, longshoremen, truckers and others at the port of Corpus Christi will begin enrolling tomorrow in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program'...
October 29, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - An innovative new benefits program means Transportation Security Administration (TSA) part-time transportation security officers (TSOs) throughout the country can now pay lower health insurance premiums - the same amount as their full-...
October 26, 2007 | Local Press Release
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Brian Delauter as the federal security director for Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport and seven other airports in Georgia and South Carolina. Delauter comes to...
October 23, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of FirstLine Transportation Security, Inc., of Eastlake, Ohio, as the private screening contractor for the Gallup Municipal Airport and the Roswell...
October 23, 2007 | Local Press Release
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – On Nov. 1, port workers, longshoremen, truckers and others at the port of Corpus Christi, Texas will begin to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)...
October 15, 2007 | Local Press Release
WILMINGTON, Del. - Tomorrow, port workers, longshoremen, truckers and others at the Port of Wilmington, Del., become the first in the nation to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)...
October 12, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Shannon Garcia-Hamilton has been named federal security director for LA/Ontario International Airport, Ontario, Calif. For the past two years Garcia-Hamilton has been...
October 11, 2007 | Local Press Release
PHOENIX – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it will begin testing millimeter wave passenger imaging technology at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX) as a voluntary alternative to a pat-down during secondary screening. In...
October 11, 2007 | Local Press Release
TAMPA, Fla. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Gary Milano as the federal security director for Tampa International, Sarasota Bradenton International and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International airports. Milano joined TSA...
October 03, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that the agency has awarded $52.3 million worth of contracts to deploy security technology piloted at airports and mass transit facilities in recent months, moving to...
October 03, 2007 | Local Press Release
WILMINGTON, Del. – On October 16, port workers, longshoremen, truckers and others at the port of Wilmington, Del., will become the first workers in the nation to enroll in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Transportation Worker...
October 02, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the creation of the Office of Global Strategies. The mission of this office is to increase security by working proactively with our foreign partners and overseas...
October 02, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Keith Kauffman assistant administrator for the Office of Intelligence. Previously, Kauffman served as the deputy assistant administrator for Intelligence at TSA. "As a rising...
October 01, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - This notice is to explain why passengers may notice additional security measures related to remote control devices. In view of the period of strategic warning discussed in the National Intelligence Estimate on Homeland Security released...
September 24, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - It is with regret that I inform you of the resignation of Deputy Secretary Michael Jackson from the Department, effective Oct. 26, 2007. Deputy Secretary Jackson has served the Department as its chief operating officer since coming to...
September 19, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has awarded its Information Technology (IT) and software services contract to IBM Global Business Services. The contract has an initial award amount of $98.5...
September 12, 2007 | Local Press Release
MISSOURI – A recently concluded pilot program in the state of Missouri will help the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) continue to assess and improve the security status of the nation's highway and motor carrier systems, the agency...
September 10, 2007 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Vera Adams as deputy federal security director (DFSD) for Los Angeles International Airport. As DFSD, Adams will assist the FSD with all federal security responsibilities,...

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