deck officer


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deck officer

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(Nautical Terms) a ship's officer who is part of the deck crew
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Federal flight deck officers are sworn and deputized federal law enforcement officers commissioned by the Department of Homeland Security/TSA Law Enforcement Division.
As Titanic steamed into a dangerous icefield, it was the collective human error of the captain and his senior deck officers not to manage, train, and supervise the lookouts that caused the loss of those 1,523 lives.
So far the first year of the deck officer programme has been very exciting for the girls, who prefer workshops and practical studies to theory.
Trainee Deck Officer Simon MacMillan was last seen at 3am on Boxing Day as he got off a bus three miles from his home at Ardmore in South Uist.
Claire, who is one of 45 women on board HMS York, is also a flight deck officer in charge of take-off and landing of the ship's Lynx helicopter.
Captain Bates further noted that the Federal Flight Deck officer program is not fully funded, with only $500,000 currently allocated.
The Federal Air Marshal program and the Federal Flight Deck Officer program -- which arms pilots against a terrorist takeover of an airliner -- together provide essential, complimentary layers of security for our country's air transport system," said Darrah.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), since 2003, as well as to the United States Postal Service (USPS), the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) program, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), and other government clients.
The TSA is using IES simulators for its Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) training program, based at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Artesia, N.
We commend Senator Bunning, Senator Boxer and Representative Wilson for their commitment to enhancing the effectiveness of the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) program, which is a critical component of our nation's overall effort to combat terrorism.
We are expecting that this legislation may streamline the process for air carriers to complement the lethal force option provided by the federal flight deck officer program with a less-lethal program.
The Allied Pilots Association (APA), which represents the 11,000 pilots who fly for American Airlines (NYSE:AMR), issued an appeal to the federal government today to expand the Federal Flight Deck Officer program to enable more pilots to undergo training and certification.