Congressman probes TSA about treatment of Marine amputee

03/20/2013 | Army Times

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., asked the Transportation Security Administration to explain why the agency made a double-amputee Marine get out of his wheelchair at a checkpoint in Phoenix. The Marine was required to stand and walk to a screening area, in spite of his mobility limitations, and also remove his prostheses for inspection. TSA regulations call for a full-body scan and pat-down of all those wearing prostheses, but such travelers are not required to remove the devices, although some arm amputees do so voluntarily.

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