Statement regarding passing of David Redmond

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mourns the loss of Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) Transportation Security Officer David Redmond, who passed away Monday after contracting COVID-19.

Redmond was a Vietnam veteran and joined TSA in September 2005. He is the 19th TSA employee to pass away after contracting COVID-19, and the second IAH officer lost in the past few weeks.

TSA continues to urge that all employees get vaccinated and to follow CDC guidance, including mask requirements. We offer our heartfelt condolences to Redmond’s family, friends and coworkers.