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2000 News Archive (337)

USTRANSCOM to evaluate household goods pilot programs

U.S. Transportation Command will evaluate three pilot programs aimed at improved movement of service personnel household goods
Published: Thursday, December 28, 2000
Article Views: 1045      Release #: 001228-1

AMC now hiring flight managers

Air Mobility Command is advertising to fill newly created flight manager positions in its Tanker Airlift Control Center at Scott Air Force Base
Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2000
Article Views: 1076      Release #: 001227-1

Storm damage: Service members will get compensation for losses

More than 160 Department of Defense service members who had their personal vehicles damaged in an English Channel storm will be compensated for their losses
Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2000
Article Views: 1156      Release #: 001227-2

375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron takes lead in scheduling process

Life in the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron's aircrew scheduling office these days involves a lot fewer steps, literally
Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2000
Article Views: 1032      Release #: 001227-3

Viewpoints of the 21st Air Force commander

Maj. Gen. Nick Williams, 21st Air Force commander, made his first official visit to the 305th Air Mobility Wing Dec. 12, meeting with airmen, company grade officers and senior leaders
Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 001227-4

837th Transportation Battalion spreading Christmas joy at Yangsan orphanage

As we move through life, like the sun over the horizon, we can look back upon our youthful years and reflect on the good times we've had
Published: Monday, December 18, 2000
Article Views: 1057      Release #: 001218-1

Refueling squadron is a crucial link to Operation Northern Watch

Whether it's fighters, bombers or helicopters, there's one thing each of them needs -- fuel
Published: Monday, December 18, 2000
Article Views: 1142      Release #: 001218-2

USNS Henson rescues survivors off Africa

Special mission ship USNS Henson rescued two men and a dog after their small boat sank off the west African coast
Published: Monday, December 18, 2000
Article Views: 1129      Release #: 001218-3

Publicity has special meaning for Military Traffic Management Command employee

The Combined Federal Campaign catalog has appeared on desks and workstations all over the Military Traffic Management Command. On the cover is MTMC's Curtis Moore, a traffic management specialist in the Distribution Analysis Center.
Published: Monday, December 18, 2000
Article Views: 1165      Release #: 001218-4

Dover Security Forces named best in AMC

The Air Mobility Command Security Forces selection board convened in November to name the 436th SF Squadron the "Best Medium Security Forces Unit" in AMC
Published: Monday, December 18, 2000
Article Views: 1111      Release #: 001218-5

McConnell practices for aircraft accidents

As the sun began to rise Dec. 8, the first call of trouble came in - Exercise, Exercise, Exercise: a C-130 Hercules from Little Rock AFB, Ark., declared an in-flight emergency with an engine problem
Published: Monday, December 18, 2000
Article Views: 1115      Release #: 001218-6

GBL use plummets: PowerTrack use soars for MTMC freight shipments

The use of Government Bills of Lading for Department of Defense freight shipments has been slashed
Published: Wednesday, December 13, 2000
Article Views: 1067      Release #: 001213-1

Two Air Force NCOs receive Red Cross "Real Heroes" award

In recognition of a rescue in the Bosnia-Herzegovina theater last May that saved the life of a downed Air Force F-16C pilot, two members of the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron stationed at McChord were dubbed heroes by the Red Cross
Published: Wednesday, December 13, 2000
Article Views: 1153      Release #: 001213-2

Veteran reservist maintains global view

Lt. Col. Edmund Capas has no problem maintaining a global perspective. The veteran Individual Mobilization Augmentee officer with the 598th Transportation Group is his own recruiting poster image of the U.S. Army deployed overseas
Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2000
Article Views: 1033      Release #: 001212-1

Andrews adds C-37A aircraft to current fleet

The 89th Airlift Wing acquired a new Gulfstream C-37A from the Gulfstream plant in Savannah, Ga.
Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2000
Article Views: 1152      Release #: 001212-2

CINC enjoys return visit to Grand Forks

Gen. Charles T. "Tony" Robertson said Grand Forks Air Force Base has seen many changes since he last visited as the 15th Air Force commander more than two years ago
Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2000
Article Views: 1193      Release #: 001212-3

New software system eases depiction of MTMC data

A MTMC Enterprise Decision Support System data warehouse prototype model of the data warehouse developed
Published: Monday, December 11, 2000
Article Views: 1160      Release #: 001211-1

USTRANSCOM Army officer awarded Soldier's Medal

A U.S. Transportation Command Army officer was awarded the Soldier's Medal for heroism at a ceremony here Dec. 8
Published: Monday, December 11, 2000
Article Views: 1148      Release #: 001211-2

Falcons stand guard over Travis

It's amazing, considering the size and numerous redundant safety systems of a C-5 or KC-10, that some of Mother Nature's smallest creatures can pose a serious threat to the safety of these aircraft
Published: Monday, December 11, 2000
Article Views: 1063      Release #: 001211-3

USNS Littlehale's skipper plays with Greek orchestra

For Capt. Kirby Stross it was an opportunity he couldn't pass up
Published: Monday, December 11, 2000
Article Views: 1070      Release #: 001211-4

Automated tariff may impact MTMC business operations

A new automated tariff being developed by a households goods trade association may have a big impact on the way the Military Traffic Management Command conducts business
Published: Friday, December 08, 2000
Article Views: 1132      Release #: 001208-1

CINC addresses Lead Mobility Wing and the Year of Retention and Recruiting

Air Mobility Command has seen many changes since the Expeditionary Aerospace Force concept started
Published: Tuesday, December 05, 2000
Article Views: 1151      Release #: 001205-1

In the 'spotlight': The 'ambassador' to Britain's MSC

For the past 20 years, Capt. William Baldwin sailed aboard MSC's fleet of naval fleet auxiliary force ships-mostly oilers and ammunition ships
Published: Tuesday, December 05, 2000
Article Views: 1121      Release #: 001205-2

Green Wave misses storm, completes 'ammo' lift in Germany

MV Green Wave arrived last month at the port of Nordenham, Germany-after 'waiting' out a violent storm over the English Channel
Published: Monday, December 04, 2000
Article Views: 1151      Release #: 001204-1

USTRANSCOM leads the movement of records for presidential library

U.S. Transportation Command is leading the effort to move President Bill Clinton's official records from Washington D.C. to Little Rock, Ark. over the next several months
Published: Monday, December 04, 2000
Article Views: 1035      Release #: 001204-2

DSC gains strong grip, reaches out to computer workstations-remotely

Reach out and touch someone, a popular advertising jingle of the not too distant past, could soon be the new Deployment Support Command Information Management mantra
Published: Monday, December 04, 2000
Article Views: 1153      Release #: 001204-3

Southeast Texas port is a hot spot for military deployments

Supporting the 25th Infantry Division's redeployment to Hawaii, members of the 1184th, the Mobile, Alabama-based Army Reserve unit stood ready to load more than 1,050 pieces of military hardware onto USNS Fisher
Published: Monday, December 04, 2000
Article Views: 1036      Release #: 001204-4

One Air Force …One Network

Air Mobility Command is taking one of the lead roles in support of the primary agent for change -- the Air Force Secretary and Chief of Staff's new vision of One Air Force...One Network
Published: Monday, December 04, 2000
Article Views: 1180      Release #: 001204-5

Minnesota man awarded Purple Heart for WWII service

Fifty-five years after enduring shrapnel wounds to his leg during a World War II bombing run, a U.S. Army Air Corps staff sergeant was awarded the Purple Heart
Published: Monday, December 04, 2000
Article Views: 1123      Release #: 001204-6

USTRANSCOM leads world-wide delivery of humanitarian cargo under Denton program

The Denton Program is a Department of Defense logistics program that transports humanitarian cargo, donated by non-governmental organizations, to developing nations
Published: Friday, December 01, 2000
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 001201-1

60th Civil Engineer Squadron gives back to community, gains training

A team of 29 60th Civil Engineer Squadron airmen, two 60th Services Squadron airmen, and one airman from the 60th Transportation Squadron deployed for 11 days to Camp Wolfeboro
Published: Friday, December 01, 2000
Article Views: 1157      Release #: 001201-2

MTMC transporters assume professional leadership roles

When Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky traveled to several distant Pacific ports this fall - he was in for a surprise
Published: Thursday, November 30, 2000
Article Views: 1048      Release #: 001130-1

DSC planning conference a step forward in power projection

MTMC's WARTRACE Contract Supervision, Cargo Documentation, and Automated Cargo Documentation units gathered recently to coordinate peacetime unit training management and go-to-war mobilization
Published: Thursday, November 30, 2000
Article Views: 1071      Release #: 001130-2

Base chalks up second black letter flight in 3 months

The 89th Airlift Wing's C-9C tail-number 73-1683 launched out for what appeared to be a standard training mission last month
Published: Thursday, November 30, 2000
Article Views: 1166      Release #: 001130-3

Norfolk opens new passenger terminal

The image of military air travel as spending hours on a lonely tarmac in the blazing sun or cold wind and rain, only to spend hours shivering in the bowels of a freezing aircraft are coming to an end
Published: Thursday, November 30, 2000
Article Views: 1082      Release #: 001130-4

MTMC promises military motor carriers automatic fuel surcharges

Motor carriers doing business with the Military Traffic Management Command will be eligible for automatic fuel surcharges in the future
Published: Thursday, November 30, 2000
Article Views: 1161      Release #: 001130-5

Army's new vehicles will speed MTMC port work

The Army decision to procure large numbers of lighter armored vehicles will have a big impact on Military Traffic Management Command operations
Published: Thursday, November 30, 2000
Article Views: 1171      Release #: 001130-6

599th Transportation Group hosts USPACOM multi-modal traffic management training workshop

Over 415 transporters from around the Pacific and beyond gathered in Hawaii this fall to learn the latest about the Defense Transportation System
Published: Wednesday, November 29, 2000
Article Views: 1107      Release #: 001129-1

Greater user ease added to personal property Web site

Every day, from 300-500 users tap into MTMC's Personal Property Web pages
Published: Tuesday, November 28, 2000
Article Views: 1031      Release #: 001128-1

MTMC reports savings for fiscal year 2000

The Military Traffic Management Command's efforts to maximize efficiency paid big dividends in the past fiscal year
Published: Monday, November 27, 2000
Article Views: 1148      Release #: 001127-1

Key deployment reference for transporters goes digital

"Standard Characteristics for Transportability of Military Vehicles and Other Outsize/Overweight Equipment," Technical Bulletin 55-46-1 will go digital.
Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2000
Article Views: 1080      Release #: 001121-1

Convention provides development for airlifters, tankers

More than 2,400 people were schooled in 36 areas of air mobility issues as they attended the 32nd Annual Airlift Tanker Association convention here earlier this month
Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2000
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 001121-2

CINC delivers keynote address at annual Airlift Tanker Association Convention

Gen. Charles T. Robertson praised its members during his keynote address given to more than 2,400 attendees at the annual Airlift Tanker Association convention held here earlier this month
Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2000
Article Views: 1162      Release #: 001121-3

USNS Bold searches for missing person in Adriatic

For the crew of USNS Bold, search operations are familiar to a ship designed to detect foreign submarines. Last month in the northern Adriatic Sea that mission expanded to a search and rescue operation of a private sailboat
Published: Tuesday, November 21, 2000
Article Views: 1147      Release #: 001121-4

USTRANSCOM J6 develops local area network enhancement initiatives

USTRANSCOM has long recognized that information is the key to success in any global endeavor. This is reflected in efforts to leverage E-business concepts and tools to "DOT COM" the DTS
Published: Monday, November 20, 2000
Article Views: 1079      Release #: 001120-1

USTRANSCOM chief of staff pins medals on WWII vet 55 years after war

Emil A. Rensing looked very proud as Brig. Gen. "Butch" Pair, USTRANSCOM chief of staff, pinned on five medals that were 55 years late in coming
Published: Monday, November 20, 2000
Article Views: 1081      Release #: 001120-2

Reservist leaps into USTRANSCOM transition

On June 19, Pair walked into the headquarters of the U.S. Transportation Command and became the organization's first chief of staff
Published: Monday, November 20, 2000
Article Views: 1066      Release #: 001120-3

Levitow's legacy will live forever

America lost a hero Nov. 8, when John L. Levitow, one of only 16 airmen awarded the Medal of Honor for exceptional heroism during wartime, died at his home in Connecticut
Published: Friday, November 17, 2000
Article Views: 1158      Release #: 001117-1

DOD to begin issuing time-saving Common Access Cards

The next generation of the military ID card is coming and it will include smart card technology
Published: Thursday, November 16, 2000
Article Views: 1060      Release #: 001116-1

Commentary: Native warriors, neither gone nor forgotten

In a country they loved and cherished centuries before it became the United States, the Native American veteran is sadly many times one of the forgotten elements of this land
Published: Thursday, November 16, 2000
Article Views: 1128      Release #: 001116-2

Charleston AFB participates in Airlift/Tanker Association convention

Members of Team Charleston traveled to the annual Airlift/Tanker Association Convention and Symposium recently
Published: Thursday, November 16, 2000
Article Views: 1158      Release #: 001116-3

M/V Conti Progress supports exercise Atlas Drop 2000

Chartered sealift ship and Sao Tome-flagged M/V Conti Progress delivered heavy equipment and supplies for a bi-lateral military exercise in Tunisia last month
Published: Thursday, November 16, 2000
Article Views: 1053      Release #: 001116-4

DSC saves shippers more than $335,000 in only three months

Celebrating profound and substantial savings to its customers, the Deployment Support Command recently recognized its hardworking Carrier Audit Team members for saving shippers $335,408
Published: Thursday, November 16, 2000
Article Views: 1084      Release #: 001116-5

Holiday Season Message - 2000

The upcoming holiday season provides an opportunity for all of us to take stock of the important values that continue to guide our nation
Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2000
Article Views: 1091      Release #: 001114-1

English Channel storm damages MTMC cargo

A raging storm in the English Channel has damaged a portion of a Military Traffic Management Command cargo carrying service members' possessions
Published: Thursday, November 09, 2000
Article Views: 1154      Release #: 001109-1

AMC shines in Defender Challenge 2000

A week testing the security forces "best of the best" in physical fitness, combat weapons expertise and mental toughness came to close Nov. 4 as the 19th Annual Defender Challenge Competition wrapped up
Published: Thursday, November 09, 2000
Article Views: 1201      Release #: 001109-2

Travis firefighters best in Air Force

In the International Firefighter Combat Challenge held in Las Vegas from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, the Travis team finished 23rd and were among the top 10 percent of individual competitors
Published: Thursday, November 09, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 001109-3

Sealift charter ships make difficult seem routine

In just 6 weeks, 15 operations in 9 countries on 2 continents-no small task ... but MSC's chartered sealift ships handled the mission
Published: Wednesday, November 08, 2000
Article Views: 1149      Release #: 001008-2

Military Families Appreciation Week --- 2000

Very appropriately, the week of 20-24 November 2000 is Military Families Appreciation Week
Published: Wednesday, November 08, 2000
Article Views: 1057      Release #: 001108-1

On the way: Priority Train leads the way to NTC

Vehicles, trailers and howitzers will be aboard the first of four trains carrying the 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) to Fort Irwin, Calif.
Published: Tuesday, November 07, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 001107-1

TEA automates military deployability publications

All of MTMC's Transportation Engineering Agency's deployability publications are now available on CD
Published: Monday, November 06, 2000
Article Views: 1168      Release #: 001106-1

Commentary: 'Respect the sacrifices of our veterans'

Near the dawn of the last century, the conflict that came to be known as World War I -- the conflict whose end on Nov. 11, 1918, prompted the national observance that became Veterans Day
Published: Monday, November 06, 2000
Article Views: 1104      Release #: 001106-2

2000 AOTOS awards recognize MSC mariners

The 2000 Admiral of the Ocean Sea (AOTOS) Awards were presented Friday, Nov. 3, at the annual AOTOS Award Dinner in New York City
Published: Monday, November 06, 2000
Article Views: 1197      Release #: 001106-3

Distinguished Flying Cross awarded to tanker crew for heroism

It's not every day someone gets awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross
Published: Monday, November 06, 2000
Article Views: 1154      Release #: 001106-4

MSC launches newest oceanographic ship USNS Mary Sears

The sixth Military Sealift Command Pathfinder class oceanographic survey ship, USNS Mary Sears, was launched Oct. 19, at Halter Marine in Pascagoula, Miss.
Published: Tuesday, October 31, 2000
Article Views: 1167      Release #: 001031-1

New commander takes reins of Joint Transportation Reserve Unit

The sixth commander of Joint Transportation Reserve Unit at U.S. Transportation Command was officially welcomed aboard here Oct. 28
Published: Monday, October 30, 2000
Article Views: 1153      Release #: 001030-1

Joint Transportation Reserve Unit contributes 6800 work-days

The Joint Transportation Reserve Unit at U.S. Transportation Command contributed more than 6,800 work-days of support in fiscal year 2000
Published: Monday, October 30, 2000
Article Views: 1021      Release #: 001030-2

MV Blue Marlin to lift, move USS Cole

Heavy lift ship MV Blue Marlin, under contract to the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, will be loading damaged Navy destroyer USS Cole next week in the Gulf of Aden
Published: Friday, October 27, 2000
Article Views: 1077      Release #: 001027-1

Marine Corps Anniversary --- November 10, 2000

On November 10, our U.S. Marine Corps celebrates the 225th anniversary of a proud history that began in 1775 when the Continental Congress resolved to create "two battalions of Marines," thus establishing the original continental Marines
Published: Friday, October 27, 2000
Article Views: 1085      Release #: 001027-2

USTRANSCOM's deputy commander addresses Scott-St. Louis NDTA chapter on 'Past-Present-Future' of defense transportation

U.S. Transportation Command's deputy commander spoke to the Scott-St. Louis chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association, addressing the past, present and future of defense transportation
Published: Friday, October 27, 2000
Article Views: 1169      Release #: 001027-3

New recruit process wins recognition for MTMC

Gail Andrews is responsible for the movement of an average of 220,000 military recruits from the nation's 62 Military Enlistment Processing Stations to basic training sites
Published: Friday, October 27, 2000
Article Views: 1141      Release #: 001027-4

Aerial port members get preview of Next Generation Small Loader

The 437th Aerial Port Squadron caught a sneak peak at a new era of small aircraft loaders here Oct.18
Published: Friday, October 27, 2000
Article Views: 1161      Release #: 001027-5

Task Force Fix: MTMC seeks faster improvements in service members' relocations

In the near future, military service members may find their relocation moves are a lot easier
Published: Thursday, October 26, 2000
Article Views: 1150      Release #: 001026-1

Veterans Day Message, November 11, 2000

This Veterans Day, we pause to give thanks to the brave men and women who have honorably served in the defense of our great nation
Published: Thursday, October 26, 2000
Article Views: 1131      Release #: 001026-2

Deployment Support Command ombudsmanship keeps PowerTrack on right track

The new PowerTrack system quickly pays transportation carriers like e-mail beats snailmail-if everything goes right
Published: Thursday, October 26, 2000
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 001026-3

Reserve C-17 aircrew lands safely after bird strike damages two engines

One $205 million, 500,000 pound, state-of-the-art cargo jet met its match with a-dime-a-dozen, two-pound birds
Published: Tuesday, October 24, 2000
Article Views: 1063      Release #: 001024-1

Military working dog and his handler help seize more than 2,700 pounds of marijuana in Texas

A 319th Security Forces Squadron canine handler and his assigned military working dog from here took part in the seizure of 2,715.5 pounds of marijuana
Published: Tuesday, October 24, 2000
Article Views: 776      Release #: 001024-2

USTRANSCOM CINC leads delegation on visit to New York Stock Exchange

The commander in chief of U.S. Transportation Command led a delegation on a visit to the New York Stock Exchange Oct. 20
Published: Tuesday, October 24, 2000
Article Views: 1141      Release #: 001024-3

Privately owned vehicle overseas shipment requirements clarified

Department of Defense personnel who want to ship vehicles overseas must gather and present key documentation at vehicle processing centers
Published: Tuesday, October 24, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 001024-4

MTMC quality awards emphasize defense transportation service

All Department of Defense-approved transportation providers are eligible for the Military Traffic Management Command's 2000 Quality Awards
Published: Tuesday, October 24, 2000
Article Views: 1130      Release #: 001024-5

U. S. Navy strategic sealift ship christened USNS Brittin

A U.S. Navy strategic sealift ship was christened Brittin in ceremonies at the Avondale shipyard Oct. 21
Published: Tuesday, October 24, 2000
Article Views: 1091      Release #: 001024-6

Article 32 hearing ends for Air Force officer

The Article 32 hearing investigating charges against a 61st Airlift Squadron pilot ended Oct. 19
Published: Monday, October 23, 2000
Article Views: 1061      Release #: 001023-1

Williams takes command of 21st Air Force

Maj. Gen. John Hopper, 21st Air Force commander, relinquished command to Maj. Gen. Nick Williams during a change-of-command ceremony here Oct. 12
Published: Monday, October 23, 2000
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 001023-2

Top military officer: DoD solutions to logistics challenges are in private sector

When Gen. Henry H. Shelton gives a speech, he likes to talk about the "art of the possible"
Published: Friday, October 20, 2000
Article Views: 1134      Release #: 001020-1

Automation speeds DoD travel process

Soldiers and civilians at Aberdeen Proving Ground are finding that temporary duty travel is easier to manage
Published: Friday, October 20, 2000
Article Views: 1171      Release #: 001020-2

Air Mobility Command responds to USS Cole tragedy

Air Mobility Command men and women launched a round of efforts to numerous requests for airlift support in the aftermath of USS Cole tragedy that killed 17 sailors
Published: Thursday, October 19, 2000
Article Views: 1050      Release #: 001019-1

C-17 dedicated "The City of St. Louis"

Following the tradition of naming aircraft after communities that provide overwhelming support to its production process, the Air Force named its newest C-17 the "City of St. Louis"
Published: Thursday, October 19, 2000
Article Views: 1141      Release #: 001019-2

836th Transportation Battalion uses simulation exercises to enhance training

In order to save taxpayers money and still get excellent training, the 836th Transportation Battalion conducts Simulation Exercises three times a year at Yokohama North Dock in Japan
Published: Thursday, October 19, 2000
Article Views: 1340      Release #: 001019-3

USNS Navajo assists detonation of World War II bombs

Navy divers aboard Military Sealift Command ocean-going tug USNS Navajo are completing a detonation operation of 32 live, World War II era bombs
Published: Friday, October 13, 2000
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 001013-1

USTRANSCOM Marines to celebrate Marine Corps 225th birthday

U.S. Transportation Command Marines will celebrate the 225th birthday of the Marine Corps in a ceremony scheduled for Nov. 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., in USTRANSCOM's Seay Auditorium
Published: Friday, October 13, 2000
Article Views: 1058      Release #: 001013-2

USTRANSCOM's Navy element honors fallen comrades, commemorates 225th Navy birthday

U.S. Transportation Command's Navy element held a ceremony today honoring fallen comrades and commemorating the service's 225th birthday
Published: Friday, October 13, 2000
Article Views: 1164      Release #: 001013-3

Overseas moving companies face tighter MTMC standards

Tighter standards have been imposed on the companies who move the personal property of Department of Defense members stationed overseas
Published: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Article Views: 1102      Release #: 001012-1

DoD Travelers: Defense Travel System begins operational test

The Defense Travel System will begin a "real-time" operational assessment of the system with actual travelers Oct. 16 at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.
Published: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Article Views: 1155      Release #: 001012-2

Newest LMSR to be named for Army Medal of Honor recipient

Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig has announced that 20th and final ship in a series of new sealift ships for Military Sealift Command will be named for the late Master Sgt. Roy B. Benavidez
Published: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Article Views: 1149      Release #: 001012-3

Investigation hearing set for Air Force pilot

An Article 32 hearing to investigate charges against a 61st Airlift Squadron pilot will begin at 8:30 a.m. here Monday
Published: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Article Views: 1098      Release #: 001012-4

Air Expo 2000 mentor tent to educate public about Air Force

For those people searching for a little wisdom and guidance in their lives, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., will establish its first ever mentor tent on the flightline for Air Expo 2000
Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2000
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 001010-1

From the 'Fort to the Port', the 1179th DSB makes it happen

The 1179th, headquartered at Fort Hamilton, N.Y., recently dispatched a nine-member team to assist the nearly 2,000 Fort Stewart soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division get ready for their upcoming deployment to Bosnia
Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2000
Article Views: 1132      Release #: 001010-2

MTMC award winners meet mission challenges

Two Army winners of MTMC 2000 Excellence in Traffic Management Awards remember long hours, unprecedented requirements and a transportation system challenged to deliver equipment and supplies amid the rugged mountains of Albania
Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2000
Article Views: 1119      Release #: 001010-3

Top industry award goes to MTMC transporter

A military transporter who played a key role in the Department of Defense's adoption of commercial standards for its transportation functions has received a top industry award
Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2000
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 001010-4

National president of the Air Force Association visits Air Mobility Command

For three Air Mobility Command bases, the last week of September came to a close with a visit from the national president of the Air Force Association, Mr. Thomas J. McKee
Published: Tuesday, October 10, 2000
Article Views: 1037      Release #: 001010-5

In constant use: The Mobile Microwave Landing System at North Field

Sitting near the runway at North Auxiliary Airfield, S.C., is a piece of equipment that looks like an unmanned NASA space probe
Published: Thursday, October 05, 2000
Article Views: 1145      Release #: 001005-1

MSC celebrates 51st year

The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, the ocean transportation provider for the Department of Defense, marked 51 years of service to the nation on Sunday, Oct. 1
Published: Thursday, October 05, 2000
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 001005-2

Giant MTMC cargo moves on incredible journey

There is a lot of highway between San Pedro, Calif, and Beaumont, Texas. It is about 850 miles - and that is as the crow flies. Heavy rig driver Steve Howell knows every mile
Published: Thursday, October 05, 2000
Article Views: 1168      Release #: 001005-3

Web will improve DoD service member moves

Web technology will completely transform the way America's service members move
Published: Thursday, October 05, 2000
Article Views: 1145      Release #: 001005-4

MTMC effort recycles tanks for U.S. Army Europe

The U.S. Army in Europe is getting a sharper edge - thanks to the Military Traffic Management Command
Published: Thursday, October 05, 2000
Article Views: 1058      Release #: 001005-5

USTRANSCOM CINC receives NDTA leadership award

Gen. Charles T. "Tony" Robertson, Jr., commander in chief of U.S. Transportation Command and commander, Air Mobility Command, was awarded a major recognition here Wednesday
Published: Thursday, October 05, 2000
Article Views: 1086      Release #: 001005-6

Military Sealift Command Office Northern Europe changes command

Military Sealift Command Office Northern Europe, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, held a change of command ceremony Thursday
Published: Tuesday, October 03, 2000
Article Views: 1079      Release #: 001003-1

AMC declares fiscal year 2001 as the Year of Retention & Recruiting

Air Mobility Command continues its focus on quality of life for its people by declaring fiscal year 2001 the Year of Retention and Recruiting
Published: Monday, October 02, 2000
Article Views: 1142      Release #: 001002-1

Skurka earns MSC's highest civilian mariner honor

One could say it is in his blood. Chief Engineer Don Skurka's grandfather was the senior chief engineer for Moore-McCormack Lines, and his father graduated from the U.S. Maritime Academy
Published: Monday, October 02, 2000
Article Views: 1054      Release #: 001002-2

Oral history of former USTRANSCOM deputy commander in chief released

U.S. Transportation Command published the oral history of a recent deputy commander in chief here today
Published: Friday, September 29, 2000
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 000929-1

U.S. Navy 225th birthday

On October 13, our U.S. Navy celebrates its 225th birthday...a magnificent organization with a history which traces its origins and accomplishments back to the Continental Navy
Published: Friday, September 29, 2000
Article Views: 1117      Release #: 000929-2

LMSR debuts during JLOTS exercises off Camp Pendleton coast

USNS Seay weighed anchor of the coast of Camp Pendleton, Calif., ready to show off nearly 390,000 square feet of military mobility and rapid response capability
Published: Thursday, September 28, 2000
Article Views: 1134      Release #: 000928-1

Military Sealift Command reservists vital in Seahawk 2000

MSC reservists participated in Exercise Seahawk 2000, a combined, joint exercise involving more than 750 active and reserve military personnel from 30 units
Published: Thursday, September 28, 2000
Article Views: 1150      Release #: 000928-2

Travis set to launch Mobility 2000 mission

A test mission scheduled for Oct. 11 will usher in the next generation of command and control for global mobility flying operations at Travis
Published: Thursday, September 28, 2000
Article Views: 1135      Release #: 000928-3

Leadership, outstanding performance earn Air Force award

A member of Team Fairchild won the Air Force Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award for his outstanding accomplishments in logistics and maintenance
Published: Thursday, September 28, 2000
Article Views: 1148      Release #: 000928-4

Services fuse to build seaport

More than 1,000 service members from all branches of the military and the U.S. Maritime Administration combined last week for JLOTS exercise along a 7.5-mile portion of beach off Camp Pendleton
Published: Wednesday, September 27, 2000
Article Views: 1033      Release #: 000927-1

Preserving Hispanic heritage

Maintaining a strong emphasis on education and ensuring children remain bilingual to preserve their heritage were two key thoughts of retired Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Parsons during a Hispanic Heritage luncheon here
Published: Tuesday, September 26, 2000
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 000926-1

USTRANSCOM Navy element to celebrate 225th anniversary

U.S. Transportation Command's Navy element will celebrate the U.S. Navy's 225th anniversary with a service ball in October
Published: Tuesday, September 26, 2000
Article Views: 1063      Release #: 000926-2

MTMC is quickly implementing new automated payments process

Transportation companies that carry freight for the Military Traffic Management Command are finding their bills are being paid faster than ever
Published: Monday, September 25, 2000
Article Views: 1134      Release #: 000925-1

USNS Red Cloud makes DSC Pacific Northwest history

The Military Sealift Command's USNS Red Cloud became the first large medium speed roll-on/roll-off ship to dock at Naval Magazine Indian Island, Port Hadlock, WA
Published: Monday, September 25, 2000
Article Views: 1030      Release #: 000925-2

USTRANSCOM 13th anniversary October 1, 2000

On Oct 1, we celebrate USTRANSCOM's 13th anniversary. USTRANSCOM's story is one of outstanding leadership and dedication from an excellent team of men and women involved in humanitarian efforts and wartime contingencies
Published: Monday, September 25, 2000
Article Views: 1165      Release #: 000925-3

Better patient care in the air

As part of Joint Expeditionary Forces Experiment 2000, a revolutionary concept in patient moving made its debut Sept. 12 and 13 during the Air Evacuation exercise held at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, La.
Published: Tuesday, September 19, 2000
Article Views: 1048      Release #: 000919-1

Weather forecasting essential for exercise Turbo Patriot

Weather is an important factor in everyone's life, but for U.S. Transportation Command's exercise Turbo Patriot 2000, it means if you can do your planned tasks today or not. That's where Detachment 1, 18th Weather Squadron comes in
Published: Saturday, September 16, 2000
Article Views: 1176      Release #: 000914-1

USTRANSCOM leads major logistics exercise Turbo Patriot on west coast

U.S. Transportation Command sponsored a major exercise involving all components of the Department of Defense here last week
Published: Saturday, September 16, 2000
Article Views: 1167      Release #: 000916-1

Service members will benefit from MTMC/Industry cooperation

The personal relocation moves of the Department of Defense's service members may be easier in the near future
Published: Saturday, September 16, 2000
Article Views: 1148      Release #: 000916-2

599th Trans Group joins forces with Navy and 25th ID (L) to load LMSR for NTC and JRTC rotations

The 599th Transportation Group teamed with the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Pearl Harbor, Military Sealift Command and the 25th Infantry Division to load over 1,200 pieces of division equipment onto the USNS Seay
Published: Saturday, September 16, 2000
Article Views: 1111      Release #: 000916-4

Navy unit prepares fuels transfer system for Turbo Patriot

Most operations for Turbo Patriot are on the ground or onboard ship. But for a few naval personnel, it's under water
Published: Tuesday, September 12, 2000
Article Views: 1147      Release #: 000912-1

Phone call to MTMC triggers record effort

It was no ordinary phone call that rang on Tom Strausbaugh's desk Aug. 7. Although he did not know it at the time, the call to Strausbaugh, chief of the Joint Traffic Management Office's Intermodal Equipment Division would set a record
Published: Tuesday, September 12, 2000
Article Views: 1093      Release #: 000912-2

Healthcare providers return from Peruvian missions

Twelve healthcare providers from David Grant Medical Center returned to Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 26 after providing needed health care to the people in remote areas of Peru
Published: Tuesday, September 12, 2000
Article Views: 1151      Release #: 000912-3

TACC participates in Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment 2000

JEFX 2000 is a two-week "laboratory" that brings together more than 5,000 people at more than 17 different locations from all the services. It uses live-fly, virtual and constructive simulations to create a future warfighting environment
Published: Tuesday, September 12, 2000
Article Views: 1084      Release #: 000912-4

Air National Guard general to take command of USTRANSCOM's Joint Transportation Reserve Unit

Brig. Gen. Robert P. "Lance" Meyer, Jr., will assume command of the JTRU Oct. 28, at 3:00 p.m., in the USTRANSCOM's Seay Auditorium at Scott Air Force Base
Published: Friday, September 08, 2000
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 000908-1

Air Force anniversary message

On September 18, the U.S. Air Force celebrates its 53rd anniversary
Published: Friday, September 08, 2000
Article Views: 1165      Release #: 000908-2

New initiative speeds Defense shipments

In all its history, the Department of Defense has never had faster freight movements. Shipments within the continental United States are getting to their destinations 59 percent faster
Published: Friday, September 08, 2000
Article Views: 1140      Release #: 000908-3

Military Sealift Command anniversary - October 1, 2000

On October 1st, 2000 Military Sealift Command celebrates its 51st anniversary. As it sails full steam ahead into its second half-century of service, the men and women of MSC can take great pride in the many accomplishments of their command
Published: Friday, September 08, 2000
Article Views: 1135      Release #: 000908-4

C-17s to deliver paratroopers 6,700 miles away

Army airborne troops will jump from two C-17s as they fly halfway around the world to a remote drop zone near the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sept. 10 as part of a multi-national military exercise
Published: Thursday, September 07, 2000
Article Views: 1174      Release #: 000907-1

USTRANSCOM handbook on defense transportation system now available on-line

U.S. Transportation Command's new handbook which provides an overview of the defense transportation system is now available on-line
Published: Wednesday, September 06, 2000
Article Views: 1047      Release #: 000906-1

Airmen help in firefighting effort

McChord Air Force Base helped fly more than 500 soldiers from the Army's 1st Battalion, 321st Artillery from Fort Bragg, N.C., to Montana August 29, in support of fire fighting efforts
Published: Wednesday, September 06, 2000
Article Views: 1038      Release #: 000906-2

Army general takes reins of NATO Atlantic command

Gen. William F. "Buck" Kernan became the first Army general to head NATO's Allied Command Atlantic and U.S. Joint Forces Command
Published: Wednesday, September 06, 2000
Article Views: 1104      Release #: 000906-3

Korean War ace to speak as part of distinguished speaker series

USTRANSCOM and the Scott AFB Distinguished Speaker Series will host a speaking event commemorating the Air Force's anniversary and the anniversary of American involvement in the Korean War
Published: Tuesday, September 05, 2000
Article Views: 1107      Release #: 000905-1

New MTMC HQ: Visit evokes nostalgia for USTRANSCOM deputy commander

Lt. Gen. Dan Brown's first visit to the Military Traffic Management Command's new headquarters produced praise - and nostalgia
Published: Friday, September 01, 2000
Article Views: 1150      Release #: 000901-1

MTMC moves closer to commercial freight test

A single commercial firm may soon be managing a portion of the Department of Defense's commercial freight
Published: Thursday, August 31, 2000
Article Views: 1078      Release #: 000831-1

599th Transportation Group Soldiers Take Top MTMC Honors

Sgt. Kory Buckhout, and Pfc. Demetrius Baker, captured honors as top NCO and enlisted MTMC soldiers.
Published: Wednesday, August 30, 2000
Article Views: 787      Release #: 000830-1

USTRANSCOM publishes overview of defense transportation system

U.S. Transportation Command will publish a new handbook here Sept. 1 which provides an overview of the defense transportation system
Published: Wednesday, August 30, 2000
Article Views: 1164      Release #: 000830-2

McChord C-17s transport North Carolina troops to Montana

McChord sent three of its C-17 Globemaster III's to Pope Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 27 to pick up more than 300 soldiers from Fort Bragg and take them to Missoula, Mont., to help battle the more than 30 major fires burning about 400,000 acres
Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2000
Article Views: 1066      Release #: 000829-1

Towering logo unveiled at McChord

The new Air Force logo literally towers over McChord Air Force Base, Washington
Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2000
Article Views: 1078      Release #: 000829-2

Air, ground units team up to combat wildfires

Military aircrews continue to transport troops and dump flame-retardant chemicals on Western wildfires as more soldiers and Marines have been called into the fight
Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2000
Article Views: 1088      Release #: 000829-3

MTMC conference: Small businesses face E-commerce challenge

The growing use of electronic commerce is a new challenge for business owners, according to a top official of the Small Business Administration
Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2000
Article Views: 1084      Release #: 000829-4

HAZMAT recertification course training team visits North Dock

The 836th Transportation Battalion sponsored a Mobile Training Team from the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, Ga. to conduct a Transportation of Hazardous Material Recertification Course
Published: Monday, August 28, 2000
Article Views: 1029      Release #: 000828-1

WWI aviator celebrates 104th birthday

Few can say they were one of the five original Army aviators but at the age of 104, retired Lt. Col. John "Jack" Potts says it with pride
Published: Monday, August 28, 2000
Article Views: 1088      Release #: 000828-2

Military Sealift Command's first advanced culinary course

The first advanced culinary course for MSC mariners was held at the Naval Supply Corps School in Athens, Ga., last month
Published: Monday, August 28, 2000
Article Views: 1105      Release #: 000828-3

MTMC mandates motor carrier use of PowerTrack by Sept. 30

All motor carriers carrying freight for the Military Traffic Management Command must use PowerTrack in the near future
Published: Thursday, August 24, 2000
Article Views: 1039      Release #: 000824-1

AMC now hiring flight managers

Air Mobility Command is now advertising to fill newly created flight manager positions in its Tanker Airlift Control Center, Scott Air Force Base, Ill
Published: Thursday, August 24, 2000
Article Views: 1064      Release #: 000824-2

MTMC European workshop to feature strategic lift issues

Strategic transportation issues will be highlighted in the Military Traffic Management Command's annual European workshop
Published: Thursday, August 24, 2000
Article Views: 1053      Release #: 000824-3

Air Force chief of staff visits Fairchild

Gen. Michael Ryan, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, discussed many issues with Air Force members during his recent visit here
Published: Wednesday, August 23, 2000
Article Views: 1047      Release #: 000823-1

Catawba tows UN sanction violator

A security team from USS Jarrett stood guard between USNS Catawba's civilian mariners working on the confiscated MV Saturn and the ship's crew
Published: Wednesday, August 23, 2000
Article Views: 1130      Release #: 000823-2

MTMC names top military performers of 2000

Two soldiers assigned to Army units in the Pacific Ocean have been selected as the Military Traffic Management Command's top soldiers of 2000
Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2000
Article Views: 1141      Release #: 000822-1

Turkish Air Force visits McConnell to learn Pacer CRAG

11 Turkish Air Force members are here to receive training on the Compass, Radar, and Global Positioning System modification, most commonly referred to as Pacer CRAG
Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2000
Article Views: 1137      Release #: 000822-2

Charleston to provide C-17 training to RAF

Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., is gearing up to train approximately 120 Royal Air Force aircrew and aircraft maintainers in support of the United Kingdom's plan to lease four C-17 Globemaster III aircraft
Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2000
Article Views: 1135      Release #: 000822-3

Military Sealift Command Signs Memorandum of Understanding with American Bureau of Shipping

Military Sealift Command has signed a memorandum of understanding with the American Bureau of Shipping, formalizing routine procedures in the survey and classification of MSC vessels
Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2000
Article Views: 1110      Release #: 000822-4

MSC awards a three year contract for more than $108 million

Military Sealift Command awarded a three-year contract for more than $108 million to Maersk Line, Limited of Norfolk, Va., to operate and maintain 14 MSC-owned Auxiliary General Ocean Surveillance or T-AGOS class ships
Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2000
Article Views: 1074      Release #: 000822-5

Sub hunters celebrate 500th mission

SURTASS ships collect acoustic data using an array of hydrophones - underwater listening devices - deployed on a tow cable
Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2000
Article Views: 1124      Release #: 000822-6

MSC ships re-supply Arctic base

Operation Pacer Goose, Military Sealift Command's annual re-supply mission to remote Thule Air Force Base, Greenland, was completed in July
Published: Thursday, August 17, 2000
Article Views: 1133      Release #: 000717-2

Base helps celebrate grand opening of museum

Aug. 16 is a day proclaimed by the President as National Airborne Day. It marks the 60th anniversary of the first jump by the U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon
Published: Thursday, August 17, 2000
Article Views: 1068      Release #: 000817-1

Tippecanoe earns logistics award

Military Sealift Command's USNS Tippecanoe earned the 1999 Commander, Seventh Fleet Award for Logistics Excellence
Published: Thursday, August 17, 2000
Article Views: 1130      Release #: 000817-3

USTRANSCOM Navy element to celebrate 225th anniversary

The Navy element assigned to USTRANSCOM will host a formal ball at the Collinsville Holiday Inn, Collinsville, Ill., on Oct. 13, 2000 to commemorate the service's 225th anniversary
Published: Wednesday, August 16, 2000
Article Views: 1126      Release #: 000816-1

MTMC deploys transportation experts to South Seas Islands

When USARPAC recently sent a team to the exotic Cook Islands in the South Seas, they turned to the Military Traffic Management Command's 599th Trans Group in Hawaii to provide crucial transportation expertise
Published: Tuesday, August 15, 2000
Article Views: 1165      Release #: 000815-1

17th AS crew gets top honors at Air Tattoo

The 17th Airlift Squadron took home top honors as the best aerial demonstration at the Royal International Air Tattoo 2000, held at Royal Air Force Cottesmore, Rutland, England
Published: Monday, August 14, 2000
Article Views: 1025      Release #: 000814-1

New fire truck delivered to Travis via airmail

A P-23 crash and fire suppression vehicle was delivered via C-17 cargo jet to Travis AFB, Calif., from McChord AFB, Wash.
Published: Thursday, August 10, 2000
Article Views: 1086      Release #: 000810-1

MTMC engineers chart course of Army modernization

The Army is seeking smaller, lighter equipment that is easier to move overseas by plane and ship
Published: Thursday, August 10, 2000
Article Views: 1049      Release #: 000810-2

833rd Transportation Battalion assists Cobra Gold in Thailand

A DSC Deployment Support Team provided their expertise in Cobra Gold, a combined military exercise hosted by Thailand earlier this summer
Published: Wednesday, August 09, 2000
Article Views: 1010      Release #: 000809-1

Warfighters benefit from DSC's innovative new program

Deployment Support Command recently unveiled a new program that proactively familiarizes DSC port commanders, Reserve commanders, and operations officers in the loading of LMSRs
Published: Wednesday, August 09, 2000
Article Views: 1159      Release #: 000809-2

USTRANSCOM Customer Day 2000

The commander in chief of U.S. Transportation Command will host the next Customer Day on 17-18 Oct. 2000 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill, in the Global Reach Planning Center
Published: Tuesday, August 08, 2000
Article Views: 1088      Release #: 000808-1

New Navy sealift ship showcased during summer 2000

Nearly 400,000 square feet of military mobility and rapid response capability arrived at anchor off New York harbor in July for the city's annual International Naval Review
Published: Tuesday, August 08, 2000
Article Views: 1025      Release #: 000808-2

MTMC works with industry on contracting change

As it changes the way it obtains transportation services, the Military Traffic Management Command will work closely with the industry partners and customers this affects
Published: Tuesday, August 08, 2000
Article Views: 1053      Release #: 000808-3

Navy announces A-76 Studies - Military Sealift Command to have 154 positions studied

The Department of the Navy has announced its intent to study certain functions performed by civilian and military personnel in the Department of the Navy for competition with private contractors
Published: Tuesday, August 08, 2000
Article Views: 1146      Release #: 000808-4

MTMC speeds the flow of one-time-only cargoes

On any given week, MTMC processes an average of 10-to-30 one-time-only shipments. They are labeled as such because they do not fit in the command's standard shipping contracts
Published: Monday, August 07, 2000
Article Views: 1149      Release #: 000807-1

Reading for a change - MTMC's professional development program

At the Military Traffic Management Command time is being dedicated throughout the command for professional discussion and developments
Published: Monday, August 07, 2000
Article Views: 1139      Release #: 000807-2

MTMC proposes changes in Guaranteed Traffic Program

The Military Traffic Management Command is proposing to change the way it contracts for it's long term, recurring surface transportation
Published: Monday, August 07, 2000
Article Views: 1129      Release #: 000807-3

Charleston civilian to represent AMC for Wright Brothers Trophy

Training monitor for the 437th Maintenance Flight selected as AMC's nominee for the Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy
Published: Monday, August 07, 2000
Article Views: 1018      Release #: 000807-4

Veteran Remembers Forgotten Korean War

Historians may remember the names and dates, but for Korean War soldiers, it's the sights and sounds that are hard to forget.
Published: Thursday, August 03, 2000
Article Views: 1147      Release #: 000803-1

USTRANSCOM moves military to assist weary firefighters

US Transportation Command today moved 540 Army troops and 36 tons of cargo into Boise, Idaho as one of the worst widlfire seasons in 12 years continues to rage across 10 Western states.
Published: Tuesday, August 01, 2000
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 000801-1

Military Traffic Management Command reorganizes

A major reorganization of the Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC) will streamline functions and speed transportation processes.
Published: Monday, July 31, 2000
Article Views: 1226      Release #: 000731-1

MTMC/AFGE union agreement win-win for all

A working partnership between the Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC) and its union employees has paid big dividends.
Published: Friday, July 28, 2000
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 000728-2

CINC praises MTMC initiatives

Gen. Charles "Tony" Robertson likes to talk about recent improvements in the Defense Transportation system.
Published: Thursday, July 27, 2000
Article Views: 1142      Release #: 000727-1

Article 32 Hearing Next for Kuwait C-130 Mishap Pilot

The special court-martial convening authority has determined an investigating officer should be appointed and an Article 32 hearing under the Uniform Code of Military Justice
Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 000726-01

Jet fuel sparks study

More than 30 researchers were here from July 12-21 to conduct scientific studies on more than 60 active duty volunteers
Published: Friday, July 21, 2000
Article Views: 1148      Release #: 000721-1

Teamwork pays off for MTMC transporters in Southwest Asia

MTMC battalion commander discusses the challenges of command in Bahrain
Published: Friday, July 21, 2000
Article Views: 1140      Release #: 000721-2

597th supports North Carolina naturalization ceremony

Members of the 597th Transportation Terminal Group joined together with the community to set the stage for patriotic event
Published: Friday, July 21, 2000
Article Views: 1041      Release #: 000721-3

Transportation training opportunity in Hawaii

The 599th Transportation Group will host a training opportunity for transportation professionals in Honolulu this fall when it puts on its sixth annual Pacific Command / Multi-Modal Traffic Management Training Workshop
Published: Friday, July 21, 2000
Article Views: 1145      Release #: 000721-4

Coast Guard anniversary - 4 August 1790

On August 4th the U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its 210th anniversary
Published: Thursday, July 20, 2000
Article Views: 1142      Release #: 000720-1

Commentary: Remembering a 'lady'

C-141 remembered after many years in service
Published: Thursday, July 20, 2000
Article Views: 1162      Release #: 000720-2

Leadership Forum updates, informs retired generals

Air Mobility Command recently hosted an Air Force Chief of Staff Leadership Forum here for 16 retired one- and two-star general officers from the Midwest region
Published: Thursday, July 20, 2000
Article Views: 1113      Release #: 000720-3

DIEHL: 'The Best to Date'

The USNS Walter S. Diehl was judged "the best seen to date" in a recent inspection by MSC's SMART inspection team
Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2000
Article Views: 1157      Release #: 000718-1

Charges preferred against Air Force officer

An officer assigned to the 463rd Airlift Group at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., has been charged with dereliction of duty and negligent homicide for his role in the C-130E aircraft accident Dec. 10, 1999, at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base
Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2000
Article Views: 1133      Release #: 000718-2

Two MSC ships in Baltimore Harbor with berthing contract

wo of the U.S. Navy's newest ships have arrived in Baltimore harbor with a $3.8 million berthing contract
Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2000
Article Views: 1049      Release #: 000718-3

MSC team receives Admiral Stan Arthur Award for Logistics Excellence

Three Military Sealift Command employees have earned the Admiral Stan Arthur Award for Logistics Excellence
Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2000
Article Views: 1110      Release #: 000718-4

Aircrew members share memories

Former and current aircrew members will fondly remember the C-141 as its 35-year presence at Charleston draws to a close
Published: Monday, July 17, 2000
Article Views: 1136      Release #: 000717-1

Leaders from USTRANSCOM and its components meet, discuss transportation issues

U.S. Transportation Command leaders met here July 13-14 to discuss a broad range of topics about the defense transportation system
Published: Friday, July 14, 2000
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 000714-1

Joint chiefs of staff chairman visits USTRANSCOM

Army Gen. Henry "Hugh" Shelton, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, paid a call on the men and women of U.S. Transportation Command here Tuesday
Published: Wednesday, July 12, 2000
Article Views: 1129      Release #: 000712-1

Khobar Towers bombing victims memorialized

The 19 airmen who lost their lives in the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia were honored in a ceremony
Published: Wednesday, July 12, 2000
Article Views: 1114      Release #: 000712-2

RAP allows non-chargeable leave to hometowns

Airmen can go home for up to 12 days and not get charged any leave under the newly expanded Recruiter Assistance Program
Published: Tuesday, July 11, 2000
Article Views: 1128      Release #: 000711-1

Military Traffic Management Command conducts Army Birthday celebration on blue water

Military Traffic Management Command celebrated the Army's 225th birthday on the glistening blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean near Virginia Beach
Published: Tuesday, July 11, 2000
Article Views: 1125      Release #: 000711-2

Air Force Secretary Peters visits Air Mobility Warfare Center, McGuire

Secretary Whit Peters visited the McGuire Air Force Base, N.J., area to attend the Air Mobility Warfare Center Phoenix Readiness graduation and get a first-hand look at the base
Published: Tuesday, July 11, 2000
Article Views: 1140      Release #: 000711-3

Army releases Shinseki's professional reading list

There is no better way to develop the sure knowledge and confidence required of America's most demanding occupation than a disciplined, focused commitment to a personal course of reading
Published: Tuesday, July 11, 2000
Article Views: 1099      Release #: 000711-4

Korean War Commemorations - 2000-2003

For the next three years, the Department of Defense, including U.S. Transportation Command, will commemorate the 50th anniversary of America's participation in the Korean War
Published: Monday, July 10, 2000
Article Views: 1130      Release #: 000710-1

Air Mobility Command launches GI Mail 2000

GI Mail 2000 is AMC's new Internet based e-mail system offering the same features as most commercially e-mail services but with additional convenience and security
Published: Friday, July 07, 2000
Article Views: 1088      Release #: 000707-1

597th Transportation Terminal Group develops volunteer program in two local schools

The 597th Transportation Terminal Group at Sunny Point, N.C. has a special bond with two schools in their community
Published: Friday, July 07, 2000
Article Views: 1035      Release #: 000707-2

MTMC welcomes DoD recruits to the military

Military Traffic Management Command coordinates transportation for new members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard from reception stations to initial training installations
Published: Friday, July 07, 2000
Article Views: 1135      Release #: 000707-3

MTMC's rental car program benefits workers, industry

Military Traffic Management Command's worldwide government rental car program continues to provide special advantages to federal workers
Published: Friday, July 07, 2000
Article Views: 1041      Release #: 000707-4

836th Transportation Battalion trains and saves dollars with SIMEX

During a five day Battalion Simulation Exercise, 836th U.S. Army Transportation Battalion loaded notional ships with cargo to replicate a real-world deployment.
Published: Friday, July 07, 2000
Article Views: 1148      Release #: 000707-5

MOTSU inducts its inaugural Hall of Famers

The first Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point, N.C. Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held at Sunny Point recently
Published: Friday, July 07, 2000
Article Views: 1091      Release #: 000707-6

More than 450 AMC active, reserve in 6 day warfighting exercise

More than 450 active duty and Reserve men and women from Air Mobility Command units got a vigorous six-day warfighting workout
Published: Thursday, July 06, 2000
Article Views: 1120      Release #: 000706-1

USTRANSCOM hosts Korean War 50th anniversary commemoration

More than 200 Korean War veterans flocked to U.S. Transportation Command to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the war June 28th
Published: Wednesday, July 05, 2000
Article Views: 1090      Release #: 000705-1

MTMC's Azores port to lose military members

There will be no more Army soldiers assigned to the Military Traffic Management Command's port in the Portuguese Azores
Published: Thursday, June 29, 2000
Article Views: 1132      Release #: 000629-1

MTMC closes Incirlik, Turkey, detachment

The full implementation of the Global Privately Owned Vehicle Contract has big advantages for the 840th Transportation Battalion, Izmir, Turkey
Published: Thursday, June 29, 2000
Article Views: 1071      Release #: 000629-2

Kernan nominated to lead SACLANT and Joint Forces Command

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization has appointed Army Lt. Gen. William F. Kernan to succeed Navy Adm. Harold W. Gehman, Jr., as Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic
Published: Thursday, June 29, 2000
Article Views: 1043      Release #: 000629-3

Doctor given life-saving medical equipment at the South Pole visits McChord to say 'thanks'

Dr. Jerri Nielsen visited the flight crew who provided her with life-saving medical equipment at the South Pole last year
Published: Wednesday, June 28, 2000
Article Views: 1115      Release #: 000628-1

New gantry cranes speed cargo movement at DSC's Military Ocean Terminal Concord

Deployment Support Command's Military Ocean Terminal in Concord, Calif., is using two newly installed container gantry cranes
Published: Monday, June 26, 2000
Article Views: 1114      Release #: 000626-1

Bruce C. Heezen teaches teachers

The Sea Scholar Program each year gives some American teachers an opportunity to experience the ocean and get hands-on experience as oceanographic surveyors
Published: Monday, June 26, 2000
Article Views: 1091      Release #: 000626-2

Charleston court reporter named best in AMC, Air Force

Deirdre Abernathy was selected as Air Mobility Command's 1999 Outstanding Civilian Program Specialist and the Harold R. Vague Award winner for 1999
Published: Monday, June 26, 2000
Article Views: 1034      Release #: 000626-3

Independence Day 2000

Independence Day 2000 marks the celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence --- an act that continues to serve as the beacon of freedom around the world
Published: Thursday, June 22, 2000
Article Views: 1044      Release #: 000622-1

MTMC's 839th Transportation Battalion is rated best port

Some civilian and military members of the 839th Transportation Battalion have been deployed to peacekeeping operations over a dozen times in the past two years
Published: Thursday, June 22, 2000
Article Views: 1080      Release #: 000622-2

PowerTrack use moves forward with railroad equipment shipment

The use of PowerTrack in paying Military Traffic Management Command freight bills has taken a big step forward
Published: Thursday, June 22, 2000
Article Views: 1132      Release #: 000622-3

Charleston C-17s to make Army IRC happen

Eleven Charleston Air Force Base C-17s will demonstrate their ability to quickly put massive amounts of Army forces on the ground as part of three combined exercises June 18-23
Published: Thursday, June 22, 2000
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 000622-4

TALCE returns from Africa

The 623rd Air Mobility Control Flight responded to a higher headquarters tasking from Air Mobility Command by deploying to Hoedspruit, South Africa, and supporting Operation Atlas Response 2000
Published: Thursday, June 22, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 000622-5

Naval reservists prepare for crises

One by one, giant cargo ships-carrying everything from M1-A1 Abrams tanks to bandages to a mobile fleet hospital-arrive at ports throughout Europe
Published: Thursday, June 22, 2000
Article Views: 1139      Release #: 000622-6

MTMC solicits bids for Third-Party Logistics pilot

The Military Traffic Management Command is moving forward with a pilot project to determine if private enterprise firms can speed Department of Defense freight shipments
Published: Thursday, June 22, 2000
Article Views: 1141      Release #: 000622-7

USTRANSCOM Army element celebrates 225th service anniversary in high-fashion

U.S. Transportation Command's Army element celebrated the service's 225th anniversary with a series of commemorative events here this month
Published: Wednesday, June 14, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 000614-1

225th anniversary of the United States Army: Presidential Proclamation

For 225 years, in war and in peace, every generation of American soldiers has served our Nation with unwavering courage, skill, and commitment
Published: Wednesday, June 14, 2000
Article Views: 1026      Release #: 000614-2

MSC-Europe bids farewell to a friend: MSC representative in Bremerhaven retires

The retirement ceremony of 17-year MSC Europe employee Wilhelm Hoerecke was held May 12, 2000, and the United Seamen's Service Center in Bremerhaven, Germany
Published: Tuesday, June 13, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 000613-1

USTRANSCOM commander in chief salutes Army on its 225th anniversary

On June 14th the U.S. Army, the nation's oldest military organization, celebrates its 225th anniversary
Published: Tuesday, June 13, 2000
Article Views: 1146      Release #: 000613-2

Army's legacy more than national security

For 225 years, soldiers have contributed more than just their military skills to the advancement and growth of the United States
Published: Tuesday, June 13, 2000
Article Views: 1047      Release #: 000613-3

'Tiger Team' takes in-depth look at C-5 program

Air Mobility Command and Air Force Materiel Command commanders will form a Tiger Team to identify opportunities to improve the availability, reliability, and maintainability of the C-5
Published: Tuesday, June 13, 2000
Article Views: 1081      Release #: 000613-4

Navy Ship named for Marine Corps hero

Military Sealift Command ship USNS 1st Lt. Harry L. Martin is named in honor of a World War II Medal of Honor recipient
Published: Tuesday, June 13, 2000
Article Views: 1136      Release #: 000613-5

Korean War vets sought for planned commemoration events

The U.S. Transportation Command public affairs office is seeking Korean War veterans to participate in a series of commemorative events over the next three years
Published: Monday, June 12, 2000
Article Views: 1135      Release #: 000612-1

NASCAR aims high with Air Force

The National Association for Stock Car Racing unveils its Tribute to Freedom in the Millennium program
Published: Monday, June 12, 2000
Article Views: 1077      Release #: 000612-2

USTRANSCOM to establish household goods satisfaction data through survey

On behalf of U.S. Transportation Command, American Management Systems and the Hay Group will survey service members to establish baseline quality of life satisfaction data for the current household goods movement system
Published: Friday, June 09, 2000
Article Views: 1140      Release #: 000609-1

Security concerns: MTMC shipments travel in a new route to Kosovo

It was just the movement of another routine peacekeeping cargo when transporters with the 841st Transportation Battalion loaded the Tellus
Published: Thursday, June 08, 2000
Article Views: 1120      Release #: 000608-1

Apache helicopters chalk up the road miles

Some AH-64 Apache helicopters traveled in an unusual mode from the port of Tacoma, Wash., recently
Published: Thursday, June 08, 2000
Article Views: 1145      Release #: 000608-2

New director of USTRANSCOM J6 announced

Col. Gilbert R. Hawk will assume duties as the U.S. Transportation Command director of command, control, communications and computer systems (J6) here in July
Published: Wednesday, June 07, 2000
Article Views: 1091      Release #: 000607-1

Maj. Gen. John H. Stanford Conference Room established at USTRANSCOM

Led by U.S. Transportation Command's senior officers, the command dedicated a major conference room to the late Army Maj. Gen. John H. Stanford
Published: Tuesday, June 06, 2000
Article Views: 1162      Release #: 000606-1

Helos offload at Tacoma - and then "hit the road"

MTMC's 833d Transportation Battalion in Seattle, Wash., offloaded more than 20 Apaches arriving from overseas
Published: Friday, June 02, 2000
Article Views: 1086      Release #: 000602-1

USTRANSCOM and AMC host annual Hemingway paralegal symposium

U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command hosted the 5th Annual Brigadier General Hemingway Paralegal Symposium
Published: Thursday, June 01, 2000
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 000601-1

Air Mobility Command Anniversary - 1 June 2000

On June 1, 2000, we celebrate the eighth anniversary of Air Mobility Command
Published: Thursday, June 01, 2000
Article Views: 1023      Release #: 000601-2

Ravens to take flight at Defender Challenge

The 375th Security Forces Squadron was honored at the Rodeo competition when four of its team members were the largest selection from one base to compete
Published: Thursday, June 01, 2000
Article Views: 1145      Release #: 000601-3

Scott Field Heritage Park to display AF, AMC history

A part of Air Force and Air Mobility Command history will be on permanent public display when the Scott Field Heritage Park opens
Published: Wednesday, May 31, 2000
Article Views: 1159      Release #: 000531-1

MSC commemorates mariners past and present

Military Sealift Command commemorates National Maritime Day at the Washington Navy Yard
Published: Tuesday, May 30, 2000
Article Views: 1058      Release #: 000530-1

Joint chiefs of staff chairman releases "Joint Vision 2020"

Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Henry H. Shelton today released "Joint Vision 2020" (JV2020)
Published: Tuesday, May 30, 2000
Article Views: 1174      Release #: 000530-2

Base wins thousands in AMC Energy Awards

Pope Air Force Base, N.C., has been declared the winner of the 1999 Air Mobility Command Energy Awards in the industrial category
Published: Tuesday, May 30, 2000
Article Views: 1028      Release #: 000530-3

Dedication announced for former USTRANSCOM staff director
Army Maj. Gen. John H. Stanford

U.S. Transportation Command announced a dedication ceremony for a former staff director
Published: Thursday, May 25, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 000525-1

AMC announces 1999 Air Force Weather Award winner

Air Mobility Command recently announced the following 1999 Air Force Weather Award winner
Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2000
Article Views: 1013      Release #: 000524-1

Proposed MTMC reshaping to streamline work process

Several major work processes of the Military Traffic Management Command may be consolidated to streamline effort and speed results
Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2000
Article Views: 1103      Release #: 000524-2

Proposed reshaping will standardize MTMC units

In the near future, the military transportation units of the Military Traffic Management Command may be more uniform in size and composition
Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2000
Article Views: 1049      Release #: 000524-3

Welcome to En Route News

The first edition of AMC's En Route News, an on-line effort aimed at improving communications between the command's senior leadership and the men and women working throughout the world published
Published: Wednesday, May 24, 2000
Article Views: 1134      Release #: 000524-4

End of an era for Charleston's C-141s coming

The end of an era arrives July 15 when a ceremony will be held on the flight line to commemorate the farewell of the C-141 presence and to close the 16th Airlift Squadron, the sole remaining C-141 flying squadron here
Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2000
Article Views: 1166      Release #: 000523-1

AMC's 1999 Combat Tactics Award winners

Air Mobility Command recently announced the 1999 AMC Combat Tactics Award winners
Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2000
Article Views: 1127      Release #: 000523-2

AMC's 1999 Flying Instructor of the Year Awards

Air Mobility Command recently announced the 1999 AMC Flying Instructor of the Year Awards
Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2000
Article Views: 1087      Release #: 000523-3

Supply captures Daedalian award

The 60th Supply Squadron was awarded the Air Force Daedalian Award May 15
Published: Tuesday, May 23, 2000
Article Views: 1106      Release #: 000523-4

Memorial Day 2000

On Monday we celebrate the first Memorial Day of the new millennium.
Published: Monday, May 22, 2000
Article Views: 1067      Release #: 000522-1

Navy/Marine Corps team bring power to Dynamic Mix 2000

In NATO exercise Dynamic Mix 2000, tanks, amphibious assault vehicles, light armored vehicles, and other heavy combat equipment thundered down the ramp of the U.S. Navy ship SS Eugene A. Obregon
Published: Monday, May 22, 2000
Article Views: 1149      Release #: 000522-2

Tappan takes command of Dyess' airlifters

The 317th Airlift Group welcomed Col. John Tappan as its new commander and bid farewell to Col. Douglas Miller May 10.
Published: Monday, May 22, 2000
Article Views: 1151      Release #: 000522-3

Aircrew Stability Working Group 2000 to begin May 24

More than 50 aircrew members from every Air Mobility Command unit will meet at Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., May 24 through May 26 to discuss critical issues as part of the Aircrew Stability Working Group 2000.
Published: Monday, May 22, 2000
Article Views: 1018      Release #: 000522-4

Rising to the Challenge

Air Mobility team participates in Readiness Challenge
Published: Monday, May 22, 2000
Article Views: 1169      Release #: 000522-5

CENTCOM's Tilley named as sergeant major of Army

Command Sgt. Maj. Jack L. Tilley has been selected to be the 12th sergeant major of the Army
Published: Thursday, May 18, 2000
Article Views: 1146      Release #: 000518-1

MTMC's top reservist assumes USTRANSCOM post

Beginning June 19, Brig. Gen. Carlos D. "Butch" Pair returns to active duty as the new chief of staff for U.S. Transportation Command
Published: Thursday, May 18, 2000
Article Views: 1140      Release #: 000518-2

Military preparedness tied to defense rail fleet

MTMC Deployment Support Command's manager of the Defense Freight Railway Interchange Fleet and his staff live and breathe railcars -- over 2,000 of them.
Published: Thursday, May 18, 2000
Article Views: 1062      Release #: 000518-3

DSC command sergeant major leads the way in deployment training

Delivering the power to the force anytime, anywhere is more than just a motto for the men and women of MTMC's Deployment Support Command
Published: Thursday, May 18, 2000
Article Views: 1066      Release #: 000518-4

The sun sets over Rodeo skies

Rodeo 2000 saw more than 3,000 participants representing 34 active duty wings, 18 Reserve wings, 10 Air National Guard bases and eight foreign countries
Published: Thursday, May 18, 2000
Article Views: 1069      Release #: 000518-5

USTRANSCOM issues guidance on the import of tires into the U.S.

USTRANSCOM issued information about the import of tires into the United States here today.
Published: Wednesday, May 17, 2000
Article Views: 1172      Release #: 000517-1

Transportation Research Board issues call for papers

The Transportation Research Board has sent a call for papers for presentation at the Jan. 7-11, 2001, 80th Annual Meeting
Published: Wednesday, May 17, 2000
Article Views: 1070      Release #: 000517-2

MTMC to play key role in faster freight movement

The military movement of freight and supplies will be more visible and more efficient in the future
Published: Wednesday, May 17, 2000
Article Views: 1151      Release #: 000517-3

Sunny Point hosts 3rd Annual munitions carrier appreciation conference

Experts gathered at the Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, N.C, on May 11-12, to participate in third annual Munitions Carrier Appreciation Conference
Published: Wednesday, May 17, 2000
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 000517-4

Active and reserve soldiers team for Liberty 2000

Members of the Army Reserve and active duty forces joined together to conduct Operation Liberty 2000 at Lambert's Point in Norfolk, Va.
Published: Wednesday, May 17, 2000
Article Views: 1089      Release #: 000517-5

National Defense Transportation Day 2000

On 19 May, 2000 the transportation community celebrates National Defense Transportation Day as part of National Transportation Week
Published: Tuesday, May 16, 2000
Article Views: 1142      Release #: 000516-1

Scott Air Force Base 2000 Airshow

Aviation comes alive June 3-4, when Scott Air Force Base opens the gates for "Scott Air Force Base Airshow 2000."
Published: Tuesday, May 16, 2000
Article Views: 1088      Release #: 000516-2

USTRANSCOM to take lead role in protecting defense infrastructure

U.S. Transportation Command will take a lead role in developing measures to protect the defense transportation infrastructure
Published: Tuesday, May 16, 2000
Article Views: 1141      Release #: 000516-3

New USTRANSCOM chief of staff named

An Army reservist is named to the newly created position of U.S. Transportation Command chief of staff
Published: Tuesday, May 16, 2000
Article Views: 1069      Release #: 000516-4

AMC supports United Nations' efforts in Sierra Leone

An Air Mobility Command C-17 Globemaster delivered 42 tons of ammunition to Freetown, Sierra Leone May 12
Published: Tuesday, May 16, 2000
Article Views: 1128      Release #: 000516-6

Rodeo 2000 winners announced

Rodeo 2000 concluded May 12 with a ceremony announcing the winners of this year's competition
Published: Monday, May 15, 2000
Article Views: 1086      Release #: 000515-1

Half-staffing of the national flag

The U.S. flag will be flown at half-staff on National Peace Officers Memorial Day, Monday, May 15, 2000
Published: Monday, May 15, 2000
Article Views: 1123      Release #: 000515-2

Army Congressional Fellowship Program - 2002

The Army announces the fiscal year 2002 (FY02) Army Congressional Fellowship Program
Published: Monday, May 15, 2000
Article Views: 1057      Release #: 000515-3

APMC HR Officer gets top Navy award

Phyllis B. Spano selected as the Department of the Navy's best in 1999 for Human Resources Management.
Published: Monday, May 15, 2000
Article Views: 1058      Release #: 000515-4

USNS Apache does 12 months in Med

USNS Apache family and friends stood in the rain and cold April 25 awaiting the fleet ocean tug's 1 a.m. arrival at Little Creek, Va.
Published: Monday, May 15, 2000
Article Views: 1086      Release #: 000515-5

Direct Access Rail to Ship (DARTS) spreader bar demonstrated

Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point demonstrated its Direct Access Rail to Ship (DARTS) spreader bar and the bar's use
Published: Thursday, May 11, 2000
Article Views: 1142      Release #: 000511-1

Military Traffic Management Command, Command Affairs relocates to Alexandria, VA

The move of the Military Traffic Management Command continues into its second week to Alexandria, Va.
Published: Thursday, May 11, 2000
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 000511-2

Rodeo 2000: Flying events showcase personnel, cargo drop

Rodeo 2000 showcased one of airlift's most direct combat applications as the 82nd Airborne spilled from a string of C-130s
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1092      Release #: 000510-1

Rodeo 2000: Chuck wagon delivers water

Waging a battle between man and Mother Nature on the flight line is the chuck wagon and the Rodeo Wranglers
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1093      Release #: 000510-10

Rodeo 2000: Refueling missions boil down to precision timing

Those who teach precision flying to KC-135 pilots are showing Rodeo aircrews how it's done.
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1130      Release #: 000510-2

Air Mobility Command general officers moving later this year

Four general officers will be moving to new position with Air Mobility Command later this year the command announced May 9.
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1022      Release #: 000510-3

Rodeo 2000: Not a drop to spare

Rodeo added a new event to the aerial porters' forte this year -- the 10K forklift skills competition
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1145      Release #: 000510-4

Joint Transportation Reserve Unit provides support for Turbo Challenge 2000

Members of the USTRANSCOM's Joint Transportation Reserve Unit during Turbo Challenge last month
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1101      Release #: 000510-5

Rodeo 2000: Onload/offload events hone wartime skills

The aerial porters' engine running onload/offload event is a perfect example of wartime skills being honed by units all around the Rodeo
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1018      Release #: 000510-6

Rodeo 2000: Rodeo traditions

Rodeo 2000 has its trading, whether its pins, hats, scarves ... just about anything is negotiable
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1135      Release #: 000510-7

Rodeo 2000: Technicians configure aircraft, teams complete pre-departure checklist, loading

Aeromedical evacuation teams rushed to load and configure their planes
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1065      Release #: 000510-8

Rodeo 2000: Maintainers compete to lasso winnings

Maintainers kick off the competition at Pope AFB with their preflight event
Published: Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Article Views: 1073      Release #: 000510-9

MTMC completes record barge movement through American heartland

The Military Traffic Management Command is completing the largest National Guard deployment by barge in history - and it is happening very fast.
Published: Tuesday, May 09, 2000
Article Views: 1037      Release #: 000509-1

Team Pope works to make Rodeo success

Rodeo 2000 marks the competition's return to Pope Air Force Base, N.C., for the first time since 1992.
Published: Tuesday, May 09, 2000
Article Views: 1109      Release #: 000509-2

U.S. Transportation Command to celebrate Army's 225th birthday

United States Transportation Command's Army element will celebrate the U.S. Army's 225th Birthday with a series of events next month it was announced here today.
Published: Tuesday, May 09, 2000
Article Views: 1134      Release #: 000509-3

Armed Forces Day 2000

The third Saturday in May our nation recognizes Armed Forces Day.
Published: Tuesday, May 09, 2000
Article Views: 1033      Release #: 000509-4

MTMC creates state-of-art customer service center

Military Traffic Management Command customers will have an easier time getting answers to their questions in the near future.
Published: Tuesday, May 09, 2000
Article Views: 1021      Release #: 000509-5

MTMC begins move to new location in Alexandria, Va.

The move of the Military Traffic Management Command to a new location in Alexandria, Va., has begun.
Published: Tuesday, May 09, 2000
Article Views: 1129      Release #: 000509-6

Rodeo 2000: International teams make Rodeo a truly world event

Air Mobility Command's biennial Rodeo will crown a true world champion following six days of intense competition.
Published: Tuesday, May 09, 2000
Article Views: 1037      Release #: 000509-7

AGS crew chief best in wing, 21st AF

Senior Airman Michele Eshelman, 437th Aircraft Generation Squadron Shark Flight, has been named the 1999 Crew Chief of the Year for Charleston AFB and 21st Air Force.
Published: Wednesday, May 03, 2000
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 000503-1

Scott-St. Louis NDTA Celebrates National Transportation Week, May 14 - 20

The Scott - St. Louis chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association celebrates National Transportation Week May 14-20 with events scheduled at several local venues.
Published: Tuesday, May 02, 2000
Article Views: 1121      Release #: 000502-1

Assistant defense secretary for reserve affairs visits USTRANSCOM

"So how long have you been in the reserves?"

US Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st class Dayne Ventura smiled at the question from Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs Charles L. Cragin.
Published: Monday, May 01, 2000
Article Views: 1079      Release #: 000501-1

AMC ops director speaks about EAF

Air Mobility Command's role in the Expeditionary Aerospace Force concept was the focus of Maj. Gen. Nick Williams' visit here April 18.
Published: Monday, May 01, 2000
Article Views: 1140      Release #: 000501-2

CIA technology may lighten DSC load

Maintaining that technological edge, the DSC may soon be able to step into the 21st Century with compact communications equipment one might expect to see in a James Bond or Inspector Gadget movie.
Published: Thursday, April 27, 2000
Article Views: 1139      Release #: 000426-1

Customs allows travelers to import personal use quantities of previously exported tobacco products

The U.S. Customs Service today announced that until further notice, previously exported United States manufactured tobacco products, may be brought into the United States in personal-use quantities by travelers.
Published: Thursday, April 27, 2000
Article Views: 765      Release #: 000426-3

MTMC achieves big budget savings for fiscal year 2000

The Military Traffic Management Command is doing the same quality transportation work-but it is doing its many functions and missions at less cost.
Published: Thursday, April 27, 2000
Article Views: 1075      Release #: 000426-5

Military Sealift Command - Far East reservists prepare for Cobra Gold

Military Sealift Command, Far East Naval Reservists are in Southern Thailand conducting shipping support operations for the upcoming Cobra Gold 2000 exercise.
Published: Wednesday, April 26, 2000
Article Views: 1103      Release #: 000426-2

Airmen, aircraft deploy to Southwest Asia

Team McConnell continued its support operations in Southwest Asia when two aircraft and approximately 64 personnel representing the 22nd Air Refueling Wing deployed last week.
Published: Wednesday, April 26, 2000
Article Views: 1105      Release #: 000426-4

Naval Air Station Norfolk runway closure

Due to runway repairs at Naval Air Station Norfolk, the runway closes beginning Apr. 28 for 45 to 90 days. Langley Air Force Base will serve as the alternate runway during the closure period.
Published: Tuesday, April 25, 2000
Article Views: 1140      Release #: 000425-1

Use of government travel card mandatory May 1

Effective May 1, all government travelers are required to use the government travel card for lodging, rental cars and transportation such as airline tickets.
Published: Thursday, April 20, 2000
Article Views: 1134      Release #: 000419-1

Commentary: The Army Reserve turns 92

The Army turns 225 years old next month and the Army National Guard traces its history back more than three and a half centuries.
Published: Thursday, April 20, 2000
Article Views: 1090      Release #: 000419-2

MTMC directs record barge move on Mississippi

Hour-by-hour, over 60-barge loads of cargo are steadily moving down the Mississippi River bound for this central Louisiana city.
Published: Thursday, April 20, 2000
Article Views: 1158      Release #: 000419-3

WWII merchant mariner honored in San Diego

It was a long time coming - 50-plus years in fact. But on March 25 in San Diego, Calif., 86 year-old Edward Capitani finally received the recognition and decorations the former merchant mariner earned during World War II.
Published: Tuesday, April 18, 2000
Article Views: 1040      Release #: 000417-3

Heezen rescues Cuban fishermen

Two Cuban nationals were counting their lucky stars after USNS Bruce C. Heezen rescued them about 22 nautical miles off the coast of Cuba the morning of March 15.
Published: Tuesday, April 18, 2000
Article Views: 1054      Release #: 000417-4

AMC announces Spaatz Trophy winner

Air Mobility Command announced the 99th Air Refueling Squadron, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., the winner of the 1999 Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Trophy April 12.
Published: Tuesday, April 18, 2000
Article Views: 1015      Release #: 000418-1

Prepositioning armada assembles off Spain:
APF conference brings together key players

The "armada" looked formidable off the coastline of Palma de Mallorca, Spain ... five Navy ships, anchored one after another, loaded with military hardware, supplies and fuel to support a major military landing force.
Published: Monday, April 17, 2000
Article Views: 1128      Release #: 000417-1

Canadian captain gets results for Sealift

In July 1998 Capt. Christa Faehndrich, Canadian Liaison Officer, came to MSC headquarters thanks to the Integrated Line of Communications or ILOC Agreement between the U.S. Department of Defense and the Canadian Department of National Defense.
Published: Monday, April 17, 2000
Article Views: 1048      Release #: 000417-2

USTRANSCOM's Joint Operational Support Airlift Center details eligibility for official DOD CONUS travel

Many official DOD travelers may not be aware of U.S. Transportation Command's ability to provide transport on military Operational Support Airlift aircraft within the continental U.S.
Published: Friday, April 14, 2000
Article Views: 1148      Release #: 000413-1

USTRANSCOM phone numbers undergo changes

U.S. Transportation Command is undergoing phone number changes that will affect commercial and DSN calls outside and inside the command beginning this month.
Published: Friday, April 14, 2000
Article Views: 1149      Release #: 000414-1

AMWC Battlelab hosts scientific board

As part of an ongoing effort to improve battle labs across the Air Force, the Air Mobility Warfare Center's Air Mobility Battlelab hosted a visit by the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board April 7.
Published: Friday, April 14, 2000
Article Views: 1126      Release #: 000414-2

Rodeo 2002 competition heading to McChord AFB

Air Mobility Command recently announced McChord Air Force Base, Wash., will host Air Mobility Rodeo in 2002.
Published: Friday, April 14, 2000
Article Views: 1114      Release #: 000414-3

Army to test movement of commercial explosives from N.C. installation

Under a pilot program, the U.S. Army will begin allowing the commercial movement of explosives from an Atlantic Coast installation.
Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2000
Article Views: 1106      Release #: 000411-2

Automated Carrier Response Test Initiative Speeds Defense Cargo Movement

Speeding Defense Transportation System surface cargo movement around the globe by developing an automated booking process for overseas shipment...
Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2000
Article Views: 1126      Release #: 000412-1

Travis takes command nod for Air Force LeMay trophy

The 60th Services Squadron was recently selected as the Air Mobility Command nominee for the Air Force Gen. Curtis E. LeMay Services Award. The award is given to a base with a population of more than 5,000.
Published: Tuesday, April 11, 2000
Article Views: 1111      Release #: 000411-1

MTMC Commander: Changes needed now in personal property moves

The nation's military service members can benefit now from changes to the existing personal property move program.
Published: Thursday, April 06, 2000
Article Views: 1101      Release #: 000406-1

MTMC Symposium: Integrated functions will improve warfighter support

A quiet revolution is taking place in the way America’s warfighters are sustained. Transportation will no longer be a distinct link.
Published: Wednesday, April 05, 2000
Article Views: 1131      Release #: 000405-1

DSC’s Alaskan detachment braves ‘Last Frontier’ moving military equipment through Port of Anchorage

North to the Future--the motto of our 49th state--could just as easily be the battle cry for the MTMC Deployment Support Command’s Anchorage, Alaska, based 956th Transportation Company.
Published: Wednesday, April 05, 2000
Article Views: 1137      Release #: 000405-2

Air Force 319th Supply Squadron receives new tracking system

Members of the 319th Supply Squadron will start scanning supply items being delivered to customers as part of the new Supply Asset Tracking System with tools that somewhat resemble a ray gun from old Martian movies.
Published: Wednesday, April 05, 2000
Article Views: 1028      Release #: 000405-3

MTMC Quality Award winners show customer service, innovation

Ten transportation firms have received the Military Traffic Management Command's top recognition for performance.
Published: Wednesday, April 05, 2000
Article Views: 1143      Release #: 000405-4

Industry support guarantees MTMC transportation success

The success of the Military Traffic Management Command is directly proportional to industry support.
Published: Tuesday, April 04, 2000
Article Views: 1035      Release #: 000404-1

"Puma" settles into the fleet

Two 'Puma' helicopters transferred 120 pallets of cargo from the deck of combat stores ship USNS Sirius to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 15
Published: Tuesday, April 04, 2000
Article Views: 1141      Release #: 000404-2

Exhibit manager’s work enhances MTMC-industry communication

Denny Edwards has a favorite story about managing the exhibits for MTMC’s Training Symposium.
Published: Tuesday, April 04, 2000
Article Views: 1150      Release #: 000404-3

Former USTRANSCOM director nominated for Navy CNO

A former staff director at U.S. Transportation Command has been nominated to become the Chief of Naval Operations it was announced here Monday.
Published: Tuesday, April 04, 2000
Article Views: 1082      Release #: 000404-4

USTRANSCOM releases annual report

U.S. Transportation Command released its 1999 Annual Command Report in electronic format on Wednesday.
Published: Tuesday, April 04, 2000
Article Views: 1099      Release #: 000407-1
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