Morning Express with Robin Meade

A fast, personal, and smart blend of all the news you want in the morning. We call it "News in the Fast Lane." So buckle up.

Faster airport screening soon for wounded warriors

NEED TO KNOW
  • Marine who lost both legs reportedly 'humiliated' at airport
  • Injured troops and vets able to leave on hats, jackets, shoes
File photo

A wounded Marine who was reportedly humiliated by airport security may change the way all injured troops are screened.

They will now be treated just like those in uniform. 

All this in response to video that shows a Marine who lost both his legs moving through security in Phoenix. His escort says the Marine was told to stand and had to take off his prosthetics.

The TSA denies that he had to remove his legs.

ALSO: Diabetic teen takes on TSA

Morning Express with Robin Meade airs Monday through Friday at 6 a.m. ET on HLN.  Like the show on Facebook, follow on Twitter: @MorningExp.

Join the conversation...

HLNtv.com welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.
This beagle returns items left on airplanes
Travel | See all 193 items This beagle returns items left on airplanes

Advertisement