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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,...
September 05, 2007 | Local Press Release
ALBANY, N.Y. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that Brian Johansson has been named federal security director (FSD) at Albany International Airport where he will oversee all TSA security operations. "Johansson is a...
August 24, 2007 | Local Press Release
CASPER, Wyo. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Reed L. Roberts federal security director (FSD) for Natrona International Airport with responsibilities also covering nine other commercial airports across the state of...
August 22, 2007 | Local Press Release
BISMARCK, N.D. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named John W. Hursey as federal security director (FSD) for the state of North Dakota. He will assume responsibility for commercial airports in Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot...
August 13, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released today supplemental Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 grant guidance and application kits for three grant programs: FY 2007 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP), FY 2007 Transit Security Grant Program...
August 13, 2007 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced Ray White as the agency's deputy assistant administrator for the office of security operations. White has been with TSA since 2002 and most recently served as the acting...

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