Examining TSA’s Global Efforts to Protect the Homeland from Aviation Threats and Enhance Security at Last Point of Departure Airports

December 8, 2015 1:00 PM | 311 CANNON HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING

As the last line of defense between foreign countries and U.S. soil, the security effectiveness of overseas airports are of critical importance to American aviation. In the wake of the Metrojet tragedy and in light of enhanced security at airports around the world, this hearing will be an examination of efforts to bolster security at airports serving as last points of departure to the United States.

Opening Statements

Rep. John Katko (R-NY), Subcommittee Chairman
Opening Statement

Live Stream


Mr. Joseph P. Terrell
Deputy Assistant Administrator
Office of Global Strategies
Transportation Security Administration
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Statement

Related Content

Assessing TSA’s Management and Implementation ...

This hearing will examine the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) management and implementation of the Screening Partnership Program (SPP), and will highlight the conclusions of the ...

November 17, 2015

Examining Critical Security Measures, ...

This hearing examines critical security measures, communications, and response at our nation’s airports and assess the state of security incident preparedness.

October 26, 2015

Reform and Improvement: Assessing the Path ...

This hearing will allow Members to assess the overall state of the Transportation Security Administration and ask senior officials for their perspectives on how TSA can be reformed and improved, ...

October 8, 2015