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Airman’s volunteer efforts represent ‘Service Before Self,’ nets governor recognition

Release #: 20201124-1 Tuesday, November 24, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – An Airman with the Department of Defense (DOD) Defense Courier Division (DCD) at Fort Meade, Maryland, a unit aligned under the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is being recognized by the Maryland governor’s office for his efforts lending a helping hand to his local community. With approximately 3,000 volunteer …

Combatant Commander highlights importance of Mariner partnerships to the prosperity and security of the Nation

Release #: 20201119-1 Thursday, November 19, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.— (Nov. 19, 2020) U.S. Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, commander, U.S. Transportation Command, spoke virtually to the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Nov. 19, calling them the “Keepers of the Standards” during the Annual Member and Advisory Council Meeting. ABS is a professional organization that has set the standard of the U.S. maritime industry …

Senior Enlisted Leader observes COVID-19 testing for Patriot Express passengers

Release #: 20201117-1 Tuesday, November 17, 2020 BALTIMORE, Md. -- The senior enlisted leader of the U.S. Transportation Command visited Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to see the newest testing the Defense Department is conducting to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 from personnel traveling from the United States to overseas duty stations and on deployments.  Starting Nov.1, the DOD military medical …

USTRANSCOM recruiter, Navy veteran, volunteers to help other veterans find careers

Release #: 20201110-1 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- For more than 20 years, Lewis Collins, a Navy veteran and U.S. Transportation Command’s only recruiter, has been helping veterans find careers. “When I separated from the military, the Transition Assistance Program (T AP) consisted of one hour of paperwork in an auditorium filled with about 300 other people doing the same thing,” said Collins, …

USTRANSCOM Commander thanks 711th Human Performance Wing efforts to safely transport infectious patients around the world

Release #: 20201106-1 Friday, November 06, 2020

USTRANSCOM Commander thanks Air Mobility forces for successfully executing their global missions in the midst of a pandemic

Release #: 20201105-1 Thursday, November 05, 2020

Patriot Express travel at BWI, SEATAC to require on-site, rapid COVID-19 testing

Release #: 20201030-1 Friday, October 30, 2020

U.S. Transportation Command considers next steps for potential space logistics

Release #: 20201028-1 Wednesday, October 28, 2020

USTRANSCOM releases results from study testing risk of COVID exposure on contracted aircraft

Release #: 20201015-1 Thursday, October 15, 2020

Uncommon patient movement from Pacific island executed by U.S. Transportation Command exemplified sacrifice, selflessness, and dedication to duty

Release #: 20201014-1 Wednesday, October 14, 2020

First Virtual NDTA-USTRANSCOM Fall Meeting emphasizes logistics’ innovation, resiliency, and leadership in the COVID era and beyond

Release #: 20201009-1 Friday, October 09, 2020

USTRANSCOM commander notes collaboration with industry, future power projection during fall meeting

Release #: 20201009-1 Friday, October 09, 2020

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment discusses resiliency, future concepts during NDTA 2020

Release #: 20201009-1 Friday, October 09, 2020

USTRANSCOM Announces the Next Frontier for Logistics – Space

Release #: 20201007-1 Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Military, government, and industry leaders to speak at the National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting 2020

Release #: 20201001-1 Thursday, October 01, 2020

USTRANSCOM supports rapid deployment exercise to deploy forces anywhere in the world

Release #: 20200930-1 Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Roundtables slated for the National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Virtual Fall Meeting 2020 to discuss innovations, adaptations, and space logistical operations

Release #: 20200923-1 Wednesday, September 23, 2020

USTRANSCOM conducts test to reduce risk of COVID exposure on aircraft

Release #: 20200901-1 Tuesday, September 01, 2020

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

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

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

Release #: 20200814-1 Friday, August 14, 2020

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

USTRANSCOM cancels ULTIMATE GUARDIAN 20 Exercise

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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