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TSA Partners with American Airlines for National Airport Screening Tech Installation Initiative

A team of the Transportation Security Agency and American Airlines will install new screening technology at select facilities nationwide in the fall. TSA said Tuesday the team will establish new automated security screening lanes and computed tomography scanners in an effort to meet security efficiency targets at the Chicago O’Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles and Miami …

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TSA Boss: Patdowns, Scanners Work

Patdowns and full body scanners at airports have helped prevent another terrorist attack in the U.S. after the 9/11 attacks, Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole said. Pistole discussed the future of transportation security at the Newseum in Washington Wednesday. The enhanced patdowns and full body scanners have been the …

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Congressman Slams TSA as Beleaguered Agency Takes to Web to Defend Itself

Calling the recent controversy over full-body scanners and enhanced pat-downs a “calamity,” Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) introduced legislation in the House because “something has to be done.” “Everybody is fed up. The people are fed up, the pilots are fed up, I’m fed up,” he continued. The “American Traveler Dignity …

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If You See Something, REALLY Say Something…Oh, BTW, Happy Holidays

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Transportation Security Agency Administrator John Pistole announced their agencies would help expand the “If You See Something, Say Something,” public awareness campaign for the holiday season. The expanded efforts come as the transportation systems prepare for an influx of travelers for the …

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