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    Saving Energy Next Time You Fly

    October 22, 2020

    Did you know October is Energy Action Month? Each October we raise awareness of the importance of managing energy resources at home and at work…and while on vacation! TSA’s Environment and Energy Branch encourages all employees and travelers to…
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    Advice for First Time Travelers Part 2.

    October 15, 2020

    Did you miss the first blog in the series? Check it out to see what you need to know before you get to the airport. Alright, at this point you’ve made it to the airport and checked in for your flight. It’s time for the security screening process.…
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    Advice for First Time Travelers Part 1.

    October 13, 2020

    Even if you’re a frequent flyer, the screening process can be overwhelming at times. For the uninitiated first-time traveler, it can be even worse.  Follow along in our short blog series where we will share tips for first time flyers, frequent…
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    Traveling with Seafood

    September 2, 2020

    She sells sea shells by the sea shore. She also sells seafood by the…okay, didn't know where we could go from there. The point is many of you may be interested in bringing seafood back from your trip and wondering if it's possible. Today we bring…
  • Photos of each of the finalists - Djanni, Kajla, Lexa-Alexey, and Ron

    A New Winner is Crowned in the 2020 TSA Cutest Canine Contest

    August 27, 2020

    This week we celebrate National Dog Day and announce the winner of the second annual TSA Cutest Canine Contest! We know we asked you to do the impossible – choose between equally adorable canines – but we are so glad to announce the winner…**…
  • Family standing in an airport

    Traveling as a Family

    August 6, 2020

    Traveling can be stressful; add your children into the mix and that stress increases tenfold. Sit back and relax, because we’re about to tell you all you need to know about traveling with your kiddos. Know TSA’s liquids rule If you travel frequently…
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    Happy Birthday America! Stay Healthy. Stay Secure.

    July 3, 2020

    It goes without saying that 2020 will be remembered as a historic year. The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, including how we travel and how we vacation. Who knew the 244th birthday of America’s independence would be so…
  • Passenger in airport wearing a mask

    ‘Stay Healthy. Stay Secure’

    June 30, 2020

    TSA remains committed to the health and safety of our frontline workers and airline travelers. So as you begin traveling once again, you may notice a few changes to airport screening procedures. Not to worry though, these changes are designed to…
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    Staying Charged on the Go

    June 17, 2020

    We've all been there – Pack. Get to the airport. Get through security (TSA PreCheck™ for the win). Grab a coffee. Find the gate. Sit down to relax. Look at phone. Oh no! Only 20% battery power left. Now what? We’re here to tell you, there’s a better…
  • Staying Healthy When Traveling

    Staying Healthy When Traveling

    May 21, 2020

    We have seen the videos of people doing unusual things on airplanes (like clipping their nails or putting their bare feet EVERYWHERE). They reminded us that we could all do more to stay healthy the next time we find ourselves in the airport or on an…

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