08-10-2017 - TSA.GOV
Pekoske to lead agency in raising transportation security baseline
WASHINGTON – Today, David Pekoske was officially sworn in as the seventh administrator of the Transportation Security Administration. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke welcomed Administrator Pekoske, who took the oath in a ceremony held at Department of Homeland Security Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Pekoske was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Aug. 3, 2017, following his nomination by President Donald J. Trump. He now leads a workforce of approximately 60,000 employees, the security operations at nearly 450 airports throughout the United States, the Federal Air Marshal Service, and shared security for highways, railroads, ports, mass transit systems and pipelines. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE