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Pocatello TSA agent wins national title

TSA Officer of the Year
TSA Agent inspects bags at Pocatello Airport

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Pocatello has one of the smallest airports in the nation but they just brought home one of the biggest awards.

TSA agent Kimberlee Green was named the National TSA Officer of the Year.

If you have flown out of Pocatello, you may have been able to experience first-hand her contagious senses of humor and her professionalism.

Out of 40-thousand agents nationwide, she is the only person to receive the prestigious award.

"It's pretty exciting, nervous obviously, but it's just cool, it's a huge honor to win an award this big," Kimberlee said. "The team mostly, the team here in Pocatello is really awesome, the whole state of Idaho. They're all very supportive they keep us on our toes, keep us working and just the environment is really awesome."

Kimberlee will now be the face of the TSA Officer Corps over the next 12 months.

This is the first time anyone in Idaho has won the TSA Officer of the Year award.

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Linda Larsen

Linda Larsen

Linda is an anchor and reporter for Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News 3.


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