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June 06, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David M. Stone, Acting Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced TSA is negotiating an agreement with the City of Chicago for $37.5 million to help offset the costs of moving the...
June 05, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David M. Stone, Acting Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced that 10 airports have been awarded a total of $8.2 million in grants for Airport Terminal Security Enhancements. The...
June 04, 2004 | Local Press Release
NEW CARROLLTON, Md. - The TSA today launched a test program to measure the feasibility of explosives screening for people and bags traveling on U.S. trains. Amtrak and Maryland Rail Commuter (MARC) passengers boarding at the New Carrollton train...
June 03, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David Stone, Acting Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced that eight airports have been selected to participate in TSA's Access Control Pilot Program which will test Radio...
May 24, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - U.S. aviation leaders today unveiled an aggressive national program for secure and convenient summer air travel as passenger traffic returns to pre-9/11 levels. Officials from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), airports...
May 17, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David M. Stone, Acting Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), announced today the release of the TSA's "Security Guidelines for General Aviation Airports." The guidelines are intended to provide U....
May 12, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to begin the Prototype Phase of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) program. The Prototype Phase is the third step in TSA...
May 11, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - John C. "Jack" Kelley, Jr., the former Deputy Federal Security Director at San Diego International Airport, has been named Acting Federal Security Director (FSD) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), the Transportation...
May 11, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Tuesday that Shannon Garcia-Hamilton, a top manager for TSA at Los Angeles International Airport, has been named Acting Federal Security Director (FSD) at Lihue Airport in...
May 04, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The TSA today released the revised allocation of federal screener resources to the nation's commercial airports. Unlike the rightsizing of last year, today's announcement reflects modest adjustments to a workforce that has already...
April 22, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David M. Stone, Acting Administrator for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today released the executive summary of a commissioned report that compares the agency's federal airport screeners with privately...
April 14, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Corky Caldwell as the new Federal Security Director (FSD) for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Alaska. "As FSD, Mr. Caldwell is the TSA's personal representative...
April 09, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) implemented another important element of its Air Cargo Strategic Plan today by moving to enhance the agency's Known Shipper database. The agency is issuing a Request for Information (RFI...
April 05, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Rear Adm. David M. Stone, Acting Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today announced that the agency is seeking responses from the private sector to a Request for Proposal, also known as a Combined...
April 05, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today plans for conducting background checks on commercial truck drivers who transport hazardous materials (hazmat), including explosives. The...
March 23, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced a $19.3 million cooperative agreement with the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to expand ATA's Highway Watch program, which trains highway professionals to identify...
March 19, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named two Federal Security Directors (FSDs) -- John F. Lenihan at Washington-Dulles International Airport and William P. Leahy at Philadelphia International Airport. "These FSDs...
March 18, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Florida state House and Senate leaders, and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles announced a groundbreaking new partnership today to strengthen security at the...
March 12, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Twelve new teams joined the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program following graduation today at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. The graduates will report for duty...
March 11, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - For many, spring break is a time when thousands of students leave daily responsibilities behind, hopping on flights bound for sun or snow. But all travelers must remember that airline security is a serious matter that requires following...
March 09, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON -The Transportation Security Administration today announced a privacy education kick-off week with a series of educational programs emphasizing the role and responsibilities all employees have in protecting individual privacy. "In...
March 04, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Michael D. Robinson as the Federal Security Director (FSD) at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Robinson will assume leadership of all TSA activities at the...
March 03, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is accepting job applications for full-time and part-time security screener jobs with federal benefits at select airports. "TSA is seeking men and women with various backgrounds and...
February 26, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named four federal security directors (FSDs) to positions in Detroit, Chicago, Kauai, Hawaii and Billings, Mont.   "These FSDs will be our personal representatives responsible for...
February 24, 2004 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON - Mark O. Hatfield, Jr., a communications veteran in both the public and private sectors, has been named Director of the Office of Communications and Public Information at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Hatfield has...

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