• Key & Peele – Al Qaeda Meeting
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    Key & Peele – Al Qaeda Meeting

    – BROTHERS. BROTHERS, LET US BEGIN. I HAVE CONVENED THIS MEETING TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU ARE DOING. WHY HAVE WE NOT TAKEN A PLANE IN 13 YEARS? – KHALIV. YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW. IT IS ALL BECAUSE THE CUNNING AND MIGHTY TSA IS ALWAYS ONE STEP AHEAD OF US. – I DO NOT BELIEVE IT! – IT’S TRUE. LAST MONTH, I ATTEMPTED TO TAKE DOWN A PLANE WITH A PAIR OF SCISSORS FIVE INCHES LONG. – THAT SOUNDS LIKE A PERFECT PLAN. WHY DID IT NOT WORK? – BECAUSE THE SHREWD TSA, THEY MADE RESTRICTIONS SO YOU CAN ONLY TAKE A FOUR-INCH SCISSORS. FOUR INCHES. – WHAT? – YEAH.…

  • TSA on the Job: Passenger Support Specialist
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    TSA on the Job: Passenger Support Specialist

    ♪ music ♪ Deborah: A Passenger Support Specialist for TSA is a Transportation Security Officer that is trained specially to help passengers with disabilities…. cultural differences… anything that needs assisting through the screening process. Passenger Support Specialists are requested sometimes for many reasons– sometimes flying with a child by yourself, sometimes just the ability to have that security with somebody walking you through. Just the fear of flying can sometimes require a passenger to request that extra support.Deborah: A typical day for a Passenger Support Specialist, I start in with a morning briefing, I usually check my emails for the day and see if I have a request for a…

  • AskTSA: What To Expect When Verifying Your ID During Airport Screening
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    AskTSA: What To Expect When Verifying Your ID During Airport Screening

    If you’re traveling with an expired license or misplaced your ID, or maybe you recently changed your name, here’s what you should know before you fly. At the security checkpoint the TSA officer will ask for your boarding pass and ID. If you’re traveling without proper ID our officers will ask you for two forms of alternative IDs, one of which must have your name and identifying information, such as a photo, address, phone number, social security number and or date of birth. Some acceptable alternative IDs include student ID, credit card, birth certificate, social security card, utility bill and or insurance card. If you don’t have any acceptable forms…

  • TSA Launches Information Push About REAL ID
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    TSA Launches Information Push About REAL ID

    — A YEAR BEHIND THE WHEEL. RUSH-HOUR DOESN’T REALLY EXIST ANYMORE BECAUSE TRAFFIC IS BAD ALL THE TIME. FOUR MONTHS WE HAVE TOLD YOU ABOUT THE SO-CALLED REAL ID. YOU WILL NEED IT TO TRAVEL BY OCTOBER OF NEXT YEAR. TSA WORKERS ARE TELLING YOU ABOUT IT. WE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED NEXT YEAR. OKAY? THANK YOU. THIS MEANS YOU ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REAL ID ACT. DID YOU HEAR THAT? IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A STAR ON YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE, YOU ARE NOT COMPLAIN. IF YOU WANT TO TRAVEL, YOU WILL NEED TO USE HER PASSPORT. TSA IS STARTING THIS EARLY TO AVOID A RUSH AT STATE…

  • From the TSA Administrator: A look back at my second year
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    From the TSA Administrator: A look back at my second year

    [music]>> Hi, this is Administrator Pekoske and I just wanted to take the opportunity today to talk to you about the past two years in TSA. When I first came into this job, one of the things that I thought was important for us to do is kind of establish a path ahead for us as an agency, and so we worked very hard over the first several months of my tenure to put together a strategy for TSA. Our strategy lays out those three major lines of effort: Improve Security, Commit To Our People, and Accelerate Action, and also lays out the three core values that we’ve established which…

  • TSA Urges Travelers To Get Their REAL ID Before Deadline Looms
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    TSA Urges Travelers To Get Their REAL ID Before Deadline Looms

    JAIL TONIGHT, FIRED THE GUN BEFORE HE WALKED INTO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT. TODAY, THE TSA LAUNCHED A NEW CAMPAIGN TELLING TRAVELERS TO ACT NOW TO AVOID THAT LAST MINUTE REAL ID RUSH. STARTING OCTOBER 1st 2020 YOU’RE GOING TO NEED A DRIVER’S LICENSE THAT COMPLIES WITH REAL ID RULES OR ANOTHER FORM OF IDENTIFICATION LIKE A PASSPORT IF YOU WANT TO BOARD A PLANE. AS YOU HEAD THROUGH SECURITY, TSA AGENTS WILL GIVE YOU A VERBAL REMINDER, CONGRESS PASSED THE LAW IN 2005 SETTING A NATIONAL SECURITY STANDARD FOR LICENSES AND IDs. AND NOW, IT’S GETTING TO CRUNCH TIME. IF WE DON’T GET IT DONE AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE, EVERYBODY…