The air marshal revolt

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As President Obama plans a surge of new air marshals to protect U.S. flights, current and former agents speak out—about burnout, high turnover, and an agency in disarray.

President Obama has ordered a surge of new federal air marshals—scrambling to get new eyes in the sky before any Christmas bomber copycats can board overseas flights bound for the United States. To hear some of those who guard America’s planes in-flight, the relief cannot come soon enough.

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