Travis County Deputy Sheriff Samantha Greenberg displays items seized at the security checkpoint of a Texas courthouse during the Texas Military Forces Open House featuring the American Heroes Air Show at Camp Mabry, Austin, April 20-21, 2013. Texas citizens enjoy an unsurpassed level of comfort in day-to-day life through the combined efforts of civil and federal forces. First responders, law enforcement and Air and Army National Guard units provided static and interactive displays during the event. (National Guard photo by Army Spc. Andrew Oeffinger)
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