Press Releases

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CLEVELAND – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it will begin testing two types of advanced imaging technology at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Imaging technologies quickly and unobtrusively screen…
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HOUSTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Rob Parrish as Federal Security Director (FSD) for William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Since joining TSA in July 2002, Parrish has served in a variety of leadership roles, including…
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PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. – The Transportation Security Administration, in conjunction with the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, today begins a three-week pilot test of explosives screening of vehicles at the Port Jefferson Ferry…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the selection of BOS Security, Inc., of Athens, Ga., as the private screening contractor for the Roswell (N.M.) International Air Center under the Screening Partnership…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – As the 4th of July approaches and summer travel heats up, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminds travelers to be prepared and plan ahead for airport security procedures. To prepare for summer travel, TSA is working…
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the deployment of two Reveal explosives detection system (EDS) machines for screening checked baggage at Evansville Regional Airport (EVV). The Reveal CT-80s are…
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ORLANDO – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced two new TSA canine teams to enhance explosives detection capabilities at Orlando International Airport (MCO) air cargo facilities. Orlando is the second city in Florida after…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Robin Kane Assistant Administrator (AA) for the Office of Security Technology. Kane first started at TSA in 2005 and served as Branch Chief in the Office of Budget and…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Dr. Emma Garrison-Alexander as Assistant Administrator (AA) for the Office of Information Technology (OIT). Garrison-Alexander brings a varied set of skills to her position at…
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WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Chris McLaughlin the federal security director for Denver International Airport (DIA). “Chris’s exemplary leadership for Frontier Airlines at DIA and proven track record in the…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON - To coincide with Memorial Day and the start of the summer travel season, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is continuing their partnership with the Ad Council to launch a national public awareness campaign that educates…
| National Press Release
ATLANTA - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Mary Leftridge Byrd as the federal security director for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. “A strong and dynamic leader, Mary has a proven track record in helping…
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WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that beginning May 15 the Secure Flight passenger vetting program will begin asking passengers to enter their name – as it appears on the government issued identification…
TSA Weekly A 13-year-old boy who used his father’s credit card to book a four-city plane trip was discovered by a team of Behavior Detection Officers at Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport. But that was as far as he got. Using his father…
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WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) named Kristin Lee as the Agency's new Assistant Administrator for the Office of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs. In this role, Lee oversees all external and various internal…
| National Press Release
MONROVIA, Liberia - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Liberia Civil Aviation Authority announced today a plan to enhance aviation security. The two entities signed a Joint Statement of…
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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Transportation Security Administration has named John J. Daly Jr. as the federal security director (FSD) for both Orlando International Airport and Sanford International Airport. Most recently, Daly served as a director on the…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today the implementation of the Secure Flight program, which shifts pre-departure watch list matching responsibilities from individual aircraft operators to TSA and carries out…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) named Randy D. Parsons as the federal security director at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Parsons brings more than 33 years of program management experience in public and…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – One million port and longshore workers, truckers and others at ports across the nation have enrolled in the Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The program's goal is to…
| Local Press Release
MOLINE, Ill. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) named Rick Gordon as the federal security director for Quad City International and eight other Illinois airports. "Rick's background in law enforcement and his experience overseeing…
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LUBBOCK, Texas - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named John Sides as federal security director for the West Texas region that has responsibility for security at the Lubbock Preston Smith International, Midland International,…
| National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today plans to support U.S. Secret Service efforts to secure transportation systems and events surrounding the 56th Presidential Inauguration. This support is a great example of…
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ST. LUCIA - The U.S Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the St. Lucian Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation announced today a plan to enhance aviation security on the Caribbean island nation. The two…
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WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration announced today the completion of over one million fingerprint-based background checks on truck drivers required to carry a Hazardous Material Endorsement (HME) on a commercial driver's license…