The FAA Office of Security and Hazardous Materials Safety (ASH) ensures the integrity of those who work in or support the National Airspace System (NAS). It protects FAA employees and facilities from criminal and terrorist acts.

News and Announcements

  • Our agency, along with all other federal agencies, is issuing new ID media to employees and contractors as required by Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12), "Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors." We expect to complete issuance of the new ID media, or Personal Identity Identification (PIV) cards, by the end of calendar year 2010. The new PIV cards will enhance security at all FAA facilities.

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