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August 12, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – A survey of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees nationwide reflects the belief that air travelers are receiving world-class security and customer service and predictably reveals stresses resulting from the agency's...
August 10, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the award of a $12 million contract to BearingPoint, Inc. to begin the Prototype Phase of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). This is the third...
August 10, 2004 | Local Press Release
GULFPORT, Miss. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will require passengers to have a boarding pass and a government-issued identification (ID) at the screening checkpoint at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport starting Wednesday,...
August 05, 2004 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, Neb. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will require boarding passes and a government-issued identification (ID) at all screening checkpoints at Eppley Airfield starting Tuesday, August 17, 2004. The majority of airports now...
August 04, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Art Meinke as the federal security director at Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Florida. Meinke, previously the deputy federal security director at MCO, will oversee all...
August 03, 2004 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today began the Registered Traveler Pilot Program at George Bush Intercontinental (Houston) Airport (IAH) in conjunction with Continental Airlines. Similar pilots were launched successfully...
August 03, 2004 | Local Press Release
TAMPA, Fla. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it has begun an operational test and evaluation of an explosives trace detection portal at a passenger security checkpoint at Tampa International Airport. In June, TSA...
July 30, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Twelve canines and their handlers graduated today from the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) explosives detection training facility at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. They will now go on duty to protect...
July 27, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has purchased 37 eXaminer 6000 Explosives Detection System (EDS) machines from L-3 Communications Corporation of New York, N.Y. These machines will be in addition to...
July 26, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Aaron Batt as the Federal Security Director at the Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington. Batt, previously the Deputy Federal Security Director in Fort Wayne,...
July 23, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Daniel P. Fevold as the Federal Security Director (FSD) at Billings-Logan International Airport in Billings, Montana. Mr. Fevold has served as the Assistant Federal Security...
July 23, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), as Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). President Bush...
July 23, 2004 | Local Press Release
LOS ANGELES – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today began the Registered Traveler Pilot Program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in conjunction with United Airlines. A similar pilot was launched successfully in Minneapolis...
July 23, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it has signed a $4 million agreement with the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority to offset costs of developing and installing a permanent in-line checked baggage...
July 16, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Acting Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced TSA has awarded the Regional Maritime Security Coalition (RMSC), of Portland, Ore., $1.62 million for...
July 15, 2004 | Local Press Release
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Beginning Monday, passengers may be screened for explosives while traveling on Connecticut's Shoreline East commuter rail as part of the third stage of a pilot program exploring new measures for rail security. Passengers boarding...
July 14, 2004 | Local Press Release
SAN DIEGO – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it will begin an operational test and evaluation of an explosives trace detection portal at a passenger security checkpoint at San Diego International Airport, Lindbergh...
July 13, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Deputy Administrator Stephen McHale will step down from his post later this month after 23 years of federal service. McHale has served as Deputy of the agency since...
July 07, 2004 | Local Press Release
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Transportation Security Administration today kicked off the Registered Traveler Pilot Program at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in conjunction with Northwest Airlines. Approved registered travelers...
July 02, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Travel tips from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will help get travelers on their way this Fourth of July weekend and throughout the summer. As air travel returns to pre-9/11 levels all passengers are asked to do...
July 01, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Acting Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced TSA has signed a contract with the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority for $3 million to help offset costs of...
June 30, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of Peter Iovino to be Director of the agency's Office of Legislative Affairs. Since May 10, Iovino has acted as TSA's chief liaison with Members of the House...
June 28, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Thomas L. Charlson as the new Federal Security Director (FSD) for Myrtle Beach (S.C.) International Airport. Charlson, who has served as the Deputy Federal Security Director...
June 28, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Paul Wisniewski as the Federal Security Director for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. "Paul Wisniewski will provide exceptional leadership for TSA in...
June 23, 2004 | Local Press Release
LAS VEGAS – Asa Hutchinson, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security, today released the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) "Guidance on Screening Partnership Program" (SPP). The...

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