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USTRANSCOM supports State Department in bringing stranded Americans home

Release #: 20200327-1 Friday, March 27, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – U.S. Transportation Command was directed today by the Secretary of Defense to assist the Department of State Repatriation Task Force in the contracting of aircraft to return Americans and lawful permanent residents stranded abroad due to travel restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic. The State Department will continue to prioritize requests for …


Release #: 20200326-1 Thursday, March 26, 2020 Due to COVID-19, USTRANSCOM has cancelled ULTIMATE GUARDIAN 20, its Tier 1, cyber-centric exercise, scheduled to occur May 11-15, 2020. For more details, please contact Richard “Andy” Kaiser at or 618-220-6579 (duty) or 618-581-4556 (cell).

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

Release #: 20200325-1 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – Due to increased COVID-19 requirements, U.S. Transportation Command has cancelled the annual Global Patient Movement Joint Advisory Board, which was to be conducted via video teleconference, March 31 to April 3, 2020. “I would like to thank all Department of Defense, interagency and international partners who prepared presentations for this conference; …

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

Release #: 20200319-2 Thursday, March 19, 2020 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – As a result of implementing COVID-19 force-protection measures, U.S. Transportation Command will host the annual Global Patient Movement Joint Advisory Board via video teleconference, March 31 to April 3, 2020. It is estimated more than 200 participants will convene through video teleconferencing to discuss and develop DOD, federal, state, and coalition …

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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