The Transportation Security Administration is back in the spotlight for another passenger-screening controversy.
This time the agency faces allegations that it “humiliated” a wounded 22-year-old Marine at a security checkpoint at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
The controversy took hold after witnesses traveling with Cpl. Toran Gaal – the wounded Marine – contacted Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) to say TSA agents forced Gaal to remove his prosthetic legs and try to walk at the checkpoint.
Gaal lost his legs in 2011 while serving in Afghanistan, according to the Republic.
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