For years training was done locally, better standardization now.
Answered - Transportation Security Inspector (Former Employee) - San Diego, CA
They are supposed to, but in some cases they don't. There is a loophole and they can hire baggage officers without sending them to Georgia. I got hired in December 2016 and we did all our training locally.
Answered - Transportation Security Officer Program Assistant (Former Employee) - Oklahoma City, OK
I am not sure if training in Glynco Georgia for two weeks is still required.
Answered - Systems Administrator (Former Employee) - Kansas City, MO
Yes still training in Glynco Georgia
Answered - Security Officer (Current Employee) - Raleigh-Durham, NC
Yes they do require new hires to go to Glynco, GA for a 2 weeks training before coming out into the field for On the Job training.