Washington, DC — Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Vice Admiral Peter V. Neffenger as TSA administrator:
“I congratulate Peter Neffenger on his new role as Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and look forward to working with him to find practical, effective solutions to the nation’s transportation security challenges. There is still work to be done to fortify transportation operations and facilities, and to ensure that the transportation industry and TSA employees are well trained and have the resources they need to protect our transportation system and its users from ongoing security threats.
“I have no doubt that Vice Admiral Neffenger’s 30 years of service in the U.S. Coast Guard will serve the TSA and the citizens of this country well. We look forward to working with him to strengthen our transportation security regime and to support the needs of front-line workers.”
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Statement on Confirmation of Peter Neffenger as TSA Administrator (176kb)