I Might As Well Be Naked

Overview

Might As Well Be Naked gives useful tips and on the job stories from a former TSA Airport Screener. Chapters are organized into helpful and revealing tips and tricks to get through security fast and safely. No matter the special circumstance, readers will learn how to clear Airport screening without setting off alarms.

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Overview

Might As Well Be Naked gives useful tips and on the job stories from a former TSA Airport Screener. Chapters are organized into helpful and revealing tips and tricks to get through security fast and safely. No matter the special circumstance, readers will learn how to clear Airport screening without setting off alarms.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979448430
  • Publisher: Divineisland Books
  • Publication date: 8/1/2007
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Natalia Ippolito was a part of an elite team with the Transportation Security Administration(TSA)as an Airport Dual Function Security Screener. She effectively devoted thousands of hours in front of x-ray monitors and screening passengers and luggage. She is also a film script and award winning documentary writer.

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Table of Contents


Introduction: Why I Wrote This Book     1
When You Can't Leave Your Baggage Behind
Check-In Tips: Do You Have to Go through Agriculture Inspection?     5
Quick Tips for Checked Baggage: Don't Overpack Your Bags     11
Primary Versus Secondary Screening: Selected and Random Searches     15
Bag Check: Will Your Bags Be Opened and Searched?     33
What to Wear to Get through Airport Security Checkpoint without Alarms
Undress or Not Undress: What to Wear to Get through Checkpoint without Alarms     39
Do I Have to Strip?: Please Don't Lift Your Shirt     43
These Shoes Are Made for Walkin': Who Wants to Take off Their Shoes?     47
I Tip My Hat to You: Hats Are Worn for Different Reasons     51
Bling, Bling: What Should You Do with Your Jewelry?     53
Film and X-Ray Machines, Video Equipment, and Electronics
Say Cheese: Will the X-Ray Machine Damage My Film or Video Camera?     59
Electronics: Video Star, Computers, Signs, Cell Phones     63
Traveling with Kids, Pets, and Firearms
Locks and Luggage: Unlock Your Locks     71
Make My Day: Declare All Firearms and Ammunition-Yes, You Can     75
Got a Light?: Leave Your Lighters at Home     79
Pets: What Happens to Your Pet Once It Leaves Your Hands?     83
Children and Strollers: Travels withMom and Dad     91
Airport Security for Disabilities, Service Animals, and Sensitive Situations
Persons with Disabilities: Medical Oxygen and Respiratory Equipment, Medications, Prosthetic Devices, Casts and Body Braces, and Exterior Medical Devices     99
Children with Disabilities: Stay Together during the Screening Process     123
Service Animals: Screening Service Animals     127
Recent Surgery or Sensitive Situations: Expecting a Security Screener's Support and When You've Lost a Loved One; American Soldiers     129
Losing Your Place in Line
Airport Foyers: You Can't Get There from Here...Start Over     135
Safety: Keep Your Hands Away from Moving Parts     139
The Ultimate Packing List
Items I Can Pack in My Carry-On Baggage: Personal Items, Electronic Devices, Medication, and Medical Devices     145
Items I Can Pack in My Checked Baggage: Personal Items, Electronic Devices, Medication and Medical Devices, Sharp Objects, Sporting Goods, Guns and Ammunition, Tools, Self-Defense/Martial Arts Items     149
Items I Need to Leave at Home: Guns and Firearms, Explosive Materials, Flammable Items, and Chemicals     155
Last Flight Out: Thoughts on Terrorism
Terrorism: CNN.com, the BBC Reports, FBI.gov, and the International Terrorist Situation     161
Afterword     173
Appendix     177
Glossary and Definitions      181
Index     185
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