Last month, the Transportation Security Administration fired Willie Ellison, who had been the head of the TSA firearms training academy. Ellison was strongly praised by the first class of 44 pilots which recently graduated from the program. According USA Today (June 6), Ellison was fired for "unacceptable performance and conduct." The TSA`s hostility to armed pilots is not confined to the firing of Ellison, for which House Aviation Subcommittee Chair John Mica (R., Fla.) has promised an investigation.
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