19-May-2010 10:03 AM

Homeland Security and ATA approve of Obama nominee

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Air Transport Association of America (ATA) applauded (17-May-2010) US President Barack Obama’s intent to nominate John Pistole as Assistant Secretary for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). [more - DHS] [more - ATA]

DHS:John’s national security and counterterrorism expertise will be a great asset to the Department in our efforts to enhance the security of our vital transportation systems. Strong and effective transportation security requires proactive measures and a strong understanding of the evolving threat picture. John’s significant experience and expertise in this field — which I have seen first hand over the last 16 months — will serve both TSA and the travelling public well.” Janet Napolitano, Secretary of DHS.

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