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

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

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.

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