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TSA spokesman and Afghanistan Vet Nico Melendez on celebrating the holidays abroad




Nico Melendez at LAX during the Thanksgiving travel rush
Nico Melendez at LAX during the Thanksgiving travel rush
Brian Watt/KPCC

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Nico Melendez is back on the job as a spokesperson for the Transportation Security Administration, and it feels good. That's because for 11 months, Nico was away from his wife and five kids in Kabul, where he worked with the U.S. Navy. He talked with reporter Brian Watt at LAX.