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TSA Humiliates Injured Marine

Original Saepe_Expertus Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 5:15 PM
When those TSA-holes pulled that stunt..."A TSA officer asked the Marine to stand and walk to an alternate area, despite the fact that he physically could not stand or walk on his own,” I REALLY hope that he addressed them in a manner similar to the demeanor of Parris Island Drill Instructors....But I know, that as a Good Marine, he was polite, obedient and respectful....there is a T-shirt for incidents such as these: "I may look calm and harmless, but in my mind I've ....". Feel free to provide your own course of action.

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...