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USTRANSCOM conducts test to reduce risk of COVID exposure on aircraft

Release #: 20200901-1 Tuesday, September 01, 2020 SCOTT AFB, Ill. -- U.S. Transportation Command is on a quest to minimize the transmission of the Coronavirus on Patriot Express flights by testing how aerosol particles flow on commercial aircraft. The Patriot Express is a commercial charter flight contracted by the Department of Defense to transport passengers on official military duty and their families. Vice Adm. Dee Mewbourne, …

Variety of interactive classes to be offered at National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Virtual Fall Meeting 2020

Release #: 20200819-1 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – During the eighth annual and first-ever virtual National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting, Oct.  5-8, 2020, attendees can participate in 80 Transportation Academy interactive courses, covering a wide range of logistics and other relevant topics. Instructional focus areas include Acquisition and Finance; …

Retiring U.S. Transportation Command director focused on personnel professionalism and development, during a more than 30-year military career

Release #: 20200819-1 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – Investing in people has been U.S. Air Force Col.  Wistaria (Wiz) Joseph’s emphasis and calling since joining the military 35 years ago. In that time frame, Joseph served in more than 15 manpower and personnel leadership positions – including three command tours of duty – at the squadron, group, wing, headquarters Air Force, and joint …

U.S. Transportation Command conducts unique aeromedical evacuation of Veterans Affairs patients in Texas

Release #: 20200814-1 Friday, August 14, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – As the number of COVID-19 positive cases surged in Texas last month, the South Veterans Health Care System in San Antonio prepared to meet an increasing demand. The SVHCS’ Audie L. Murphy Veterans Affairs Medical Center sought to expand the facility’s COVID-19 capacity in its Spinal Cord Injury Unit, but in doing so, eight patients required …

U.S. Transportation Command’s Director of Intelligence retiring after a quarter century of military service

Release #: 20200812-1 Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Upcoming National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting offers a comprehensive virtual agenda

Release #: 20200731-1 Friday, July 31, 2020

Eighth Annual National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting to be Conducted Virtually October 5-8

Release #: 20200716-1 Thursday, July 16, 2020

USTRANSCOM re-awards Global Household Goods Contract

Release #: 20200701-2 Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Exiting USTRANSCOM Foreign Policy Advisor strengthened diplomatic support to the organization, America’s defense

Release #: 20200701-1 Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Retiring U.S. Transportation Command Staff Judge Advocate provided more than 25 years of legal expertise to the Army and Joint Force

Release #: 20200622-1 Monday, June 22, 2020

Departing U.S. Transportation Command director advanced solutions to cyberspace challenges

Release #: 20200615-1 Monday, June 15, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command assisted Americans stranded abroad – due to heightened COVID-19 travel restrictions – return stateside

Release #: 20200528-1 Thursday, May 28, 2020

USTRANSCOM takes action to protect military families moving during COVID-19

Release #: 20200506-1 Wednesday, May 06, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command’s Facilities Maintenance & Safety office employing enhanced COVID-19 cleaning measures to protect personnel and prevent infection

Release #: 20200501-1 Friday, May 01, 2020

USTRANSCOM Awards Global Household Goods Contract

Release #: 20200430-1 Thursday, April 30, 2020

USTRANSCOM Guidance to the Joint Force Regarding use of Face Coverings in USTRANSCOM and AMC Passenger Terminals and Aircraft

Release #: 20200416-1 Thursday, April 16, 2020

USTRANSCOM supports State Department in bringing stranded Americans home

Release #: 20200327-1 Friday, March 27, 2020


Release #: 20200326-1 Thursday, March 26, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command cancels Global Patient Movement Joint Advisory Board video teleconference

Release #: 20200325-1 Wednesday, March 25, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command to host annual Global Patient Movement Joint Advisory Board via video teleconferencing

Release #: 20200319-2 Thursday, March 19, 2020

Service-specific Guidance on Exceptions to Household Goods Pause Released

Release #: 20200319-1 Thursday, March 19, 2020

Most Defense Personal Property Pick-ups and Pack-outs Paused; Deliveries Continue

Release #: 20200317-1 Tuesday, March 17, 2020

USTRANSCOM identifies goals for upcoming ULTIMATE GUARDIAN 20 exercise

Release #: 20200310-1 Tuesday, March 10, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command’s Mission Assurance Division assesses, identifies, and mitigates risks to the organization, as well as to its operations and personnel

Release #: 20200302-1 Monday, March 02, 2020

More African American/Black History Month Military Milestones

Release #: 20200220-1 Thursday, February 20, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command historian has engineered an almost two-decade civil service career documenting operations, strategy, and training that’s made history

Release #: 20200213-1 Thursday, February 13, 2020

Former U.S. Transportation Command senior enlisted leader emphasized integrity, others first, and teamwork during a more than three-decade Army career

Release #: 20200204-1 Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Investing in personnel development and growth drives the U.S. Transportation Command’s Human Capital Development Branch

Release #: 20200127-1 Monday, January 27, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command’s Protocol office ensures the right first and lasting impression for organizational visitors and event participants

Release #: 20200122-1 Wednesday, January 22, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command manages the movement of America’s wounded warfighters from overseas to the final medical treatment destination stateside

Release #: 20200108-1 Wednesday, January 08, 2020

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