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September 20, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has adjudicated cases for more than 17,600 airline passengers who filed claims for property damaged or lost when their checked baggage was screened for explosives...
September 17, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has agreed to commit $3.4 million to Allegheny County Airport Authority for improvements to be made to the existing checked baggage screening system in the North Landside Terminal of...
September 16, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced new passenger screening procedures that will increase the use of explosives trace detectors, expand the use of manual pat-down searches, and give screeners more latitude...
September 15, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) named Calvin Yuen as Federal Security Director for Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. "Cal brings proven leadership and exceptional transportation security credentials to...
September 10, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced TSA has signed an agreement with the Port of Seattle for $6.5 million. The funds will help...
September 08, 2004 | Local Press Release
LITTLETON, Colo. — The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA), in conjunction with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), announces the formation of a new FEEA TSA Fund for the purpose of assisting TSA employees and their...
September 07, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced a partnership with the nation's funeral homes to ensure that cremated remains are safely and securely transported through airport security checkpoints. "Americans have...
September 04, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – In a continued effort to enhance aviation security and ease screening for thousands of travelers, the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today expanded operations for the Registered...
August 27, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) named Raymond Culbreth as Federal Security Director (FSD) for Juneau International Airport. "Raymond will provide exceptional leadership for TSA in Juneau," said Rear Adm. David M. Stone...
August 26, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced it will move forward to test a new passenger-prescreening program called Secure Flight. The decision follows completion of a thorough review of the computer-assisted...
August 26, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Robert Ellis, Jr., Director of the Assessments and Acting Director Office of National Risk Assessment for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), has been named Federal Security Director (FSD) at Philadelphia International...
August 25, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced that two additional airports have been selected to participate in TSA's Access Control...
August 24, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it has extended its contract with the Boeing Company for the deployment, installation and maintenance of aviation security equipment to December 31, 2004. "TSA has a...
August 24, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – In an effort to enhance inspection of break-bulk air cargo, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), this week began an Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) of explosives detection devices at several commercial air cargo-...
August 19, 2004 | Local Press Release
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Beginning on Saturday, August 21, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will require passengers to have a boarding pass and a government-issued identification (ID) to go through the security checkpoints at Norman Y....
August 19, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Rear Adm. David M. Stone, USN (Ret.), Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), is pleased to announce that three of TSA's Information Technology employees, Rebel McFetridge, Ramona...
August 16, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Samuel W. Bucy, Deputy Federal Security Director for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Huntsville-Madison County Airport in Huntsville, Ala., was recognized by the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard...
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...

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