Former TSA Administrator Rear Admiral David Stone unexpectedly passed away over the weekend in Arlington, Va.
Rear Admiral Stone was TSA's third administrator, serving from December 2003 to June 2005. Previously, he had been the deputy chief of staff for TSA and the first federal security director at Los Angeles International.
Before joining TSA, he served in the U.S. Navy and retired in April 2002 after a 28-year career that included command of the Nimitz Battlegroup. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.