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TSA Humiliates Injured Marine

kcat Wrote: Mar 19, 2013 8:40 PM
Interesting you should say that since the majority of those injured or killed was done so under this 'administrations' FIRST term. IF this 'administration' had done his job right, these military members wouldn't had been in harms way.

An active-duty Marine who lost both his legs to an Improvised Explosive Device was humiliated by TSA agents after he was forced to remove his prosthetic legs and was then ordered to stand so agents could inspect his wheelchair for explosives.

The incident prompted Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) to fire off a letter to John Pistole, the administrator of the Transportation Security Administration.

“The Marine, whose prosthetics were exposed, was humiliated,” Duncan wrote. “While I recognize the necessity to appropriately screen passengers, I am concerned by the apparent lack of situational awareness and respect among TSA officers – specifically when it...