TSA Precheck will help expedite holiday travel

(KTVL/Mike Marut)

From Tuesday through Saturday, the Transportation Security Administration is holding Precheck background checks for the third time at the Rogue Valley International Medford Airport.

Airport director Bern Case says the Medford area is lucky the TSA Precheck mobile unit multiple times - generally in smaller areas they only come once.

"It's been productive for them," Case said. "A lot of small communities have tried the mobile thing and if they don't get it then [the TSA will] say 'well, do it when you get to the big city,' and that's a hassle."

You can call ahead at 855-347-8371 to schedule an appointment or do so online by visiting

It costs $85 for a five-year membership.

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