This past week Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CDIA) director Jerry Orr traveled to Washington, blamed everyone, slammed the TSA and did a lot of finger pointing over the Tisdale security breach.
Orr spoke in Washington on Wednesday before a congressional committee on airport security the Charlotte Observer's coverage is here.
Meanwhile extensive changes and improvements in Charlotte's airport security are being undertaken at great expense as CDIA prepares to welcome the President and delegates to the Democratic National Convention and 1000's of news media to the Queen City.
Below is just a small sample of security improvements made to CDIA's security at the direction of Jerry Orr.
One of more than two dozen "security enhancements" recently
completed by CDIA staff or contractors.
The Charlotte Observer reported last month that Charlotte airport director Jerry Orr stated that the airport spends "a great deal of money and effort" to keep unauthorized people off its airfield. But he declined to talk about what his airport does - or how much it spends - to protect its perimeter, saying he does not want to compromise security.
Well Cedar Posts went behind the scenes and as the photo above proves Jerry Orr is a man of his words.