David Pekoske TSA at EWR
TSA Administrator David Pekoske met with TSA officers at Newark Liberty International Airport and answered questions that they had on a variety of topics. (TSA photo)

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator David Pekoske traveled to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to meet with the TSA workforce and conduct one of his regular virtual town hall meetings, which was broadcast to agency employees nationwide.

David Pekoske TSA at EWR

Pekoske personally spoke with TSA employees in Newark and responded to their questions.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Pekoske has conducted virtual town hall meetings with the entire TSA workforce via live web stream from the agency’s headquarters. 

More recently, he has traveled to airports where he has spent time engaging with airport employees and federal air marshals to see and hear first-hand how the modifications to TSA checkpoints and operational policies designed to contain the spread of COVID-19 have been implemented. The Newark Airport event marked his 20th virtual town hall meeting.

During today’s virtual town hall, Pekoske addressed the impact of Hurricane Laura on TSA employees and their families along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana and he offered support for those impacted. He also touched on TSA employees who are in the line of spreading wildfires in California, Washington and Colorado.

TSA Pekoske Gordon
TSA Administrator Pekoske personally thanked TSA administrative assistant Loletta Nathan Gordon at Newark Liberty International Airport for her efforts in getting a wedding gown that was left at a checkpoint to the bride in time for her wedding.

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