MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A TSA agent who worked at Miami International Airport has died from COVID-19.

Victor Chung was one of TSA Miami’s founding officers. He joined in September 2002, a year after the tragedy of September 11th.

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“His leadership, mentorship and his trusting friendship will be sorely missed. This is an incredible loss,” said Daniel Ronan, Federal Security Director, Transportation Security Administration, Miami International Airport.

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Ronan said during his 17 years of service to the TSA led with distinction, dedication and professionalism.

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