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2001 News Archive (434)

MTMC outsources rail car management, administration

The Military Traffic Management Command is outsourcing the management of its railroad cars
Published: Monday, December 31, 2001
Article Views: 1052      Release #: 011231-1

MTMC plans workshop for military transporters

Operations and cargo movement specialists with the Department of Defense have an opportunity to improve their work skills
Published: Monday, December 31, 2001
Article Views: 1046      Release #: 011231-2

Bright Star Cargo: Round-the-clock discharge ensures mission success

As the USNS Mendonca pulled into Pier 14 at the Norfolk Naval Station in the dark, predawn hours, we were ready
Published: Monday, December 31, 2001
Article Views: 1017      Release #: 011231-3

Deployed medics rescue, evacuate injured Chinese citizen

Deployed medical crews at this location in support of U.S. Central Command's execution of Operation Enduring Freedom recently joined forces to aeromedically evacuate a seriously injured Chinese citizen to Singapore
Published: Monday, December 31, 2001
Article Views: 1072      Release #: 011231-4

Cargo mission increased: Humanitarian goods highlight the processing, however the mission items add the bulk

Since Operation Enduring Freedom kicked off, the Dover Team has provided strategic airlift support
Published: Monday, December 31, 2001
Article Views: 1044      Release #: 011231-5

Pearl Harbor: Army-Navy teamwork loads Fast Sealift Ship

Soldiers and civilians from MTMC's 599th Transportation Group headquarters got some hands-on traffic management experience when USNS Algol arrived in Pearl Harbor recently
Published: Thursday, December 27, 2001
Article Views: 1086      Release #: 011227-1

New 911 service comes to Dover AFB: Dover AFB first in AF to receive training

Dover Air Force Base scored another first recently, becoming the first base to receive training by a nationally accredited emergency medical dispatch certified trainer
Published: Thursday, December 27, 2001
Article Views: 980      Release #: 011227-2

USTRANSCOM, NDTA leaders discuss security improvement in the defense transportation system

U.S. Transportation Command and the National Defense Transportation Association sponsored a conference here Dec. 10 aimed at improving security of the defense transportation system
Published: Thursday, December 20, 2001
Article Views: 1140      Release #: 011220-1

USTRANSCOM hosts St. Louis CBS-TV channel 4 affiliate; command tracks Santa's progress

U.S. Transportation Command hosted a visit here Dec. 20 from a reporter and crew from the St. Louis CBS-TV affiliate (channel 4 locally) as the command tracked the progress of Santa on his mission from the North Pole
Published: Thursday, December 20, 2001
Article Views: 960      Release #: 011220-2

USTRANSCOM selects top civilian performers of quarter

Army Maj. Gen. Butch Pair, USTRANSCOM chief of staff, announced the winners of the civilian employees of the quarter, Oct. - Dec. 2001, at USTRANSCOM's Seay auditorium
Published: Wednesday, December 19, 2001
Article Views: 977      Release #: 011219-1

USTRANSCOM selects top service members of quarter

Army Maj. Gen. Butch Pair, USTRANSCOM chief of staff, announced the winners of the military service members of the quarter, Oct. - Dec. 2001, at USTRANSCOM's Seay auditorium
Published: Wednesday, December 19, 2001
Article Views: 961      Release #: 011219-2

MTMC plans changes in service member moves

Changes are coming in the way the Military Traffic Management Command administers the moves of the nation's military service members
Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2001
Article Views: 993      Release #: 011218-2

Military people have new options for leisure travel

Air Force people around the world now have greater opportunities to travel through a new full-services travel agency provided by the Air Force Services Information, Tickets and Travel offices
Published: Friday, December 14, 2001
Article Views: 967      Release #: 011214-1

Pope increases flight line security

Nine cameras were recently installed at various locations near the flight line to increase base security and provide visibility for command post personnel
Published: Friday, December 14, 2001
Article Views: 977      Release #: 011214-2

USTRANSCOM calls nineteen soldiers to active duty

Nineteen members of the Army element of Joint Transportation Reserve Unit have been mobilized to support U.S. Transportation Command
Published: Thursday, December 13, 2001
Article Views: 1055      Release #: 011213-1

Recalled deputy reserve affairs reservist has been here before

Navy Captain Paula Bozdech-Veater and other reservists have been called to active duty following the Sept. 11 attacks
Published: Thursday, December 13, 2001
Article Views: 956      Release #: 011213-2

Seven joint intelligence center reservists called to active duty

Seven Navy reservists with Joint Intelligence Center Transportation Unit 169 have been recalled to active duty for one year to support Joint Intelligence Center Infrastructure Division of U.S. Transportation Command
Published: Thursday, December 13, 2001
Article Views: 1036      Release #: 011213-3

Army reservist begins one year tour of duty at U.S. Transportation Command

Two weeks after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Army Reservist Lt. Col. Margaret Murphy of Indianapolis, Ind. started a one year tour of duty at U.S. Transportation Command
Published: Thursday, December 13, 2001
Article Views: 1072      Release #: 011213-4

1179th Deployment Support Brigade: New York City firefighters add poignancy to USAR ceremony

The change-of-command at Fort Hamilton, N.Y., for the 1179th Deployment Support Brigade was no ordinary ceremony
Published: Wednesday, December 12, 2001
Article Views: 1278      Release #: 011212-1

AMC hiring additional flight managers

Air Mobility Command continues to fill the newly created flight manager positions in its Tanker Airlift Control Center here
Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2001
Article Views: 1077      Release #: 011211-1

Test ends in January: Moving industry backs MTMC pilot methods

As the Military Traffic Management Command's re-engineering pilot for personal property nears its end, the moving industry has voiced its feelings on the three-year test
Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2001
Article Views: 1060      Release #: 011211-2

USTRANSCOM DCINC honored: Delivery improvements cited in NDTA award

A top U.S. Transportation Command leader has been recognized for dramatic increases in the delivery of military freight
Published: Monday, December 10, 2001
Article Views: 973      Release #: 011210-1

"Big Red" gets back to business

The U.S. Navy's heavy lift ship MV American Cormorant returned to Diego Garcia in mid-November, wrapping up a marathon five-month journey to the United Kingdom and U.S. for maintenance, and to carry additional watercraft cargo
Published: Thursday, December 06, 2001
Article Views: 1070      Release #: 011206-1

Morin honors World War II veterans

Military Sealift Command, Europe's Sealift operations director Lt. Cmdr. Luc Morin, Canadian Forces, honored Canadian veterans in a recent ceremony held in Italy
Published: Thursday, December 06, 2001
Article Views: 968      Release #: 011206-2

AMC lifts child seat requirements

Air Mobility Command recently lifted a three-year-old requirement requiring the use of car seats for children traveling aboard AMC aircraft
Published: Wednesday, December 05, 2001
Article Views: 1197      Release #: 011205-1

MSC Far East reserve CO/XO conference

The convention and conference capital of the world was changed to a Military Sealift Command Office when MSC Far East sponsored its annual reserve commanding and executive officers conference
Published: Tuesday, December 04, 2001
Article Views: 1016      Release #: 011204-1

USTRANSCOM personnel return from Enduring Freedom deployment

Six U.S. Transportation Command personnel returned from an eight -week deployment in Germany in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Dec. 3
Published: Tuesday, December 04, 2001
Article Views: 1182      Release #: 011204-2

Dover special-ops pilot makes history, receives award

Capt. Jodi Neff, a C-5 pilot and flight instructor assigned to the 3rd Airlift Squadron, was presented the National Aviation Club Katherine and Marjorie Stinson Award for Achievement in Arlington, Va.
Published: Tuesday, December 04, 2001
Article Views: 1057      Release #: 011204-3

MSC announces scheduled ship delivery

Military Sealift Command announced that USNS Lance Cpl. Roy M. Wheat is scheduled to deliver next year for prepositioning in the western Pacific Ocean
Published: Monday, December 03, 2001
Article Views: 1114      Release #: 011203-1

950th Transportation Co.: Busy port work includes visit by a favorite ship

The Balakleya is a familiar silhouette and a favorite ship to the transporters of the 950th Transportation Co.
Published: Monday, December 03, 2001
Article Views: 1154      Release #: 011203-2

MSC chartered ship named for Air Force hero

A Military Sealift Command chartered ship was named in honor of Vietnam War Air Force Medal of Honor recipient, Airman 1st Class William H. Pitsenbarger, at a ceremony Nov. 28, at Detyens Shipyard in Charleston
Published: Friday, November 30, 2001
Article Views: 1061      Release #: 011130-1

The triumph of compassion: air mobility's legacy

The 305th AMW recently won its fifth consecutive USAF Outstanding Unit Award and, in the process, has become interlaced forever with that of the world's most successful large organization - Air Mobility Command
Published: Friday, November 30, 2001
Article Views: 1076      Release #: 011130-2

Deputy logistics chief outlines USTRANSCOM contribution to Enduring Freedom

A senior U.S. Transportation Command leader informed local members of the National Defense Transportation Association of the command's part in supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in a presentation here Nov. 29
Published: Friday, November 30, 2001
Article Views: 1048      Release #: 011130-3

Last of the new Block 12 version C-17s arrives Charleston Air Force Base

The last of three brand-new Block 12 versions of the C-17 Globemaster III was delivered Nov. 14. The aircraft number 0177 flew its first operational mission Nov. 16.
Published: Friday, November 30, 2001
Article Views: 1116      Release #: 011130-4

Dedication, hard work assures Bright Star success

Under the shadow of the War on Terrorism, the Military Traffic Management Command conducted the massive Bright Star exercise in Dukhaya, Egypt, as scheduled
Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2001
Article Views: 1051      Release #: 011127-1

MSC Tug rescues four in Mid-Atlantic

The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command fleet ocean tug USNS Apache (T-ATF 172) rescued four people from an 80-foot sailing yacht foundering in 20-knot winds and 12 foot seas 1,400 miles southwest of the Azores on Nov. 25.
Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2001
Article Views: 1001      Release #: 011127-2

Butcher heads CINC's Action Group

U.S. Transportation Command's new chief of the Commander in Chief's Action group is building on the teamwork that is the hallmark of the group
Published: Tuesday, November 27, 2001
Article Views: 1042      Release #: 011127-3

MTMC seeks single DoD contract for POV storage

Military service members going overseas will soon have a new benefit available
Published: Monday, November 26, 2001
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 011126-1

U.S. Transportation Command offers news subscription

U.S. Transportation Command's (USTRANSCOM) weekly news service is available through email subscription
Published: Friday, November 23, 2001
Article Views: 988      Release #: 011123-1

Homeland Defense Coast Guard security zone, boat registration keeps MacDill mariners safe

Force protection has become a household name since the terrorist attacks more than two months ago. From MacDill's front gate to the newspaper's front page, the words "force protection" keep everyone aware of potential attacks
Published: Friday, November 23, 2001
Article Views: 1132      Release #: 011123-2

Air Mobility Command launches Air Mobility Warrior Award

In the next few weeks, some airmen and civilians in the air mobility community will be showing off their new designation as Air Mobility Warriors
Published: Tuesday, November 20, 2001
Article Views: 1404      Release #: 011120-1

Multi-modal workshop challenges traffic managers

The importance of military-industry partnerships to transportation solutions was a continuing theme at the 599th Transportation Group's annual multi-modal traffic management workshop
Published: Monday, November 19, 2001
Article Views: 1006      Release #: 011119-1

USTRANSCOM reserve unit reports for duty

By mid October, more than 50 members of U.S. Transportation Command's Joint Transportation Reserve Unit were recalled for one year active duty to coordinate Department of Defense and government agencies transportation
Published: Thursday, November 15, 2001
Article Views: 1097      Release #: 011115-1

MTMC names top battalion, company units for 2001

For the third consecutive year, the 839th Transportation Battalion has been named MTMC's top port terminal unit
Published: Thursday, November 15, 2001
Article Views: 1138      Release #: 011115-2

USTRANSCOM flag selectee to take post in Hawaii

The Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark announced Nov. 14 that Navy Rear Adm. (lower half) (selectee) Donna L. Crisp is being assigned as deputy chief of staff for shore base management, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2001
Article Views: 1119      Release #: 011114-1

Nashville businessman answers the call

John M. Stewart Jr., former president of Southern Computer Exchange and Data Processing Equipment Corporation, of Nashville, Tenn., answered the call after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2001
Article Views: 982      Release #: 011114-2

AMC realigns from five Lead Mobility Wings to two

In an initiative to enhance the presentation of mobility forces and streamline manning and resources, Air Mobility Command officials will realign and reduce its Lead Mobility Wing mission from five to two wings
Published: Tuesday, November 13, 2001
Article Views: 1027      Release #: 011113-1

Veterans Day Message, November 11, 2001

On this Veterans Day we are a nation at war-a new kind of war, but certainly one that will require the brave sacrifices like that of our valiant men and women who have honorably served in defense of our great nation in past wars
Published: Friday, November 09, 2001
Article Views: 941      Release #: 011109-1

Change at the helm for MSC reservists

Military Sealift Command has a new deputy commander, and Military Sealift Command, Europe, and Military Sealift Command, Atlantic, has a new mobilization commander, Rear Adm. John M. Stewart, Jr.
Published: Thursday, November 08, 2001
Article Views: 1071      Release #: 011108-1

Sept. 11 attacks bring focus on AMC's airlift, air refueling operations

The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks overshadowed Air Mobility Command declaring Initial Operations Capability for its Mobility 2000 concept of air operations, but, at the same time, focused the command's efforts to mobilize quickly
Published: Wednesday, November 07, 2001
Article Views: 1074      Release #: 011107-1

USTRANSCOM Marine Corps element celebrates service's 226th birthday

U.S. Transportation Command's Marine Corps element celebrated the service's 226th birthday in a ceremony here Nov. 7
Published: Wednesday, November 07, 2001
Article Views: 957      Release #: 011107-2

Ceremony signals pivotal MTMC reorganization

Signaled by a simple ceremony, the Military Traffic Management Command has taken the first steps in the most important organizational change in its history
Published: Wednesday, November 07, 2001
Article Views: 1071      Release #: 011107-3

MTMC validates new port of entry to Bosnia theater

Only a few years ago, equipment for American peacekeeping troops in Bosnia arrived by train via a long, elongated route
Published: Tuesday, November 06, 2001
Article Views: 933      Release #: 011106-1

Handy assumes command of USTRANSCOM, AMC; Robertson retires

Air Force Gen. John W. Handy took the helm as commander-in-chief of U.S. Transportation Command and commander, Air Mobility Command in a ceremony here Nov.5
Published: Monday, November 05, 2001
Article Views: 939      Release #: 011105-1

Azores Islands: MTMC movements assure demolition mission success

MTMC's Azores Detachment unloaded engineering equipment from MV Strong Patriot that was put to work by soldiers within 24 hours
Published: Friday, November 02, 2001
Article Views: 1050      Release #: 011102-2

I'm very proud of what we have been able to accomplish together

Just over three years ago, I took command of two magnificent organizations, the U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command
Published: Friday, November 02, 2001
Article Views: 1048      Release #: 011102-3

U.S. Senate pays CINC tribute

The Senate's Republican Leader, Trent Lott, paid tribute on the senate floor Oct. 24, 2001 to General Charles T. Robertson, Jr., commander in chief, U.S. Transportation Command and commander of Air Mobility Command
Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2001
Article Views: 1002      Release #: 011030-1

AMC proclaims fiscal year 2002 'Year of the Warrior Spirit'

The timing couldn't be more appropriate for Air Mobility Command to unveil its new "Year of the Warrior Spirit" theme for fiscal year 2002.
Published: Monday, October 29, 2001
Article Views: 1089      Release #: 011029-1

TACC builds, maintains intercontinental 'airbridge'

The members of the Tanker Airlift Control Center here face an unusual challenge every day. They must build and maintain a bridge for American forces serving in forward-deployed locations
Published: Monday, October 29, 2001
Article Views: 1215      Release #: 011029-2

AMC helps NATO patrol America from above

United in American air space, at more than 400 nautical mph, one of the 19th ARG's KC-135R Stratotankers connected with a NATO Airborne Warning and Control Systems plane to transfer jet fuel to their allies
Published: Friday, October 26, 2001
Article Views: 1062      Release #: 011026-1

Initiative speeds defense freight worldwide

Around the world, the Department of Defense is moving surface freight shipments faster than they have ever moved in history
Published: Friday, October 26, 2001
Article Views: 966      Release #: 011026-2

Personal property: Attributes will live on as DoD moving pilot ends

While the Full Service Moving Project is slowly being phased out, many of its lessons will live on
Published: Thursday, October 25, 2001
Article Views: 1059      Release #: 011025-1

Travis airmen save soldier's life

Roy, a senior master sergeant with the 615th Air Mobility Operations Group, has O-negative blood. The pint he gave
Oct. 10, though, went right into the veins of an Army soldier, helping to save his life
Published: Thursday, October 25, 2001
Article Views: 1029      Release #: 011025-2

McGuire airmen unfurl flag at Yankee Stadium

More than 100 McGuire airmen took to the field at the "House that Ruth built" Sunday during game four of the nationally televised American League Championship Series
Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2001
Article Views: 1039      Release #: 011024-1

USTRANSCOM's Joint Service Color Guard represents command at numerous events

U.S. Transportation Command's Joint Service Color Guard proudly presents the national colors at numerous events in the region
Published: Wednesday, October 24, 2001
Article Views: 1096      Release #: 011024-2

USTRANSCOM receives Joint Meritorious Unit Award

U.S. Transportation Command received the Joint Meritorious Unit Award it was announced to USTRANSCOM personnel here today
Published: Friday, October 19, 2001
Article Views: 1028      Release #: 011019-1

USTRANSCOM's Army element dons new black beret

U.S. Transportation Command Army soldiers donned new berets in a short ceremony here Oct. 18.
Published: Friday, October 19, 2001
Article Views: 1054      Release #: 011019-2

President Bush talks to Travis military personnel, families

President George W. Bush visited Travis Air Force Base Oct. 17 with a message not only for men and women in uniform, but for their families, as well
Published: Thursday, October 18, 2001
Article Views: 1057      Release #: 011018-1

MTMC awards emphasize quality defense freight movements

All Department of Defense-approved transportation providers are eligible for nomination for the Military Traffic Management Command's 2001 Quality Awards
Published: Thursday, October 18, 2001
Article Views: 1035      Release #: 011018-2

New software signals changes in MTMC business processes

The Military Traffic Management Command is adopting a new strategy in the way software is used to support its unique business processes
Published: Thursday, October 18, 2001
Article Views: 1054      Release #: 011018-3

LASH ships are familiar silhouettes at MTMC terminals

A frequent sight at Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point is tugboats moving small rectangular box-like barges
Published: Wednesday, October 17, 2001
Article Views: 1088      Release #: 011017-1

USTRANSCOM's Navy element celebrates 226 year of service

The Navy element of U.S. Transportation Command held a celebration here Oct. 12 in honor of the Navy's 226th birthday
Published: Wednesday, October 17, 2001
Article Views: 1005      Release #: 011017-2

AMC general officer, senior officer announcements

Air Mobility Command announcements
Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Article Views: 1102      Release #: 011016-1

MSC food service excellence award re-named

MSC's Food Service Excellence Award is being re-named the Captain David M. Cook Award to honor the contributions of MSC's former director of logistics, Navy Capt. David M. Cook who died of cancer on April 26, 2001
Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Article Views: 1024      Release #: 011016-2

C-17 dedicated to 'Spirit of Connecticut'

The latest production model of the C-17 Globemaster III, was officially named the "Spirit of Connecticut" during a dedication ceremony
Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Article Views: 1248      Release #: 011016-3

Travis airmen recount experiences getting forces to the fight

A group of deployed Travis airmen played no small part in the first stages of Operation Enduring Freedom
Published: Monday, October 15, 2001
Article Views: 1004      Release #: 011015-1

AMC announces new policy on shipping pets

AMC has instituted a new policy that increases the maximum allowable weight for shipping dogs and cats from 99 to 150 pounds
Published: Thursday, October 11, 2001
Article Views: 1046      Release #: 011011-1

Merlin delivers mobile hospital to Norway

A contracted cargo ship recently completed a delivery of an entire U.S. Navy fleet hospital for 'storage' along the Norwegian fjords
Published: Thursday, October 11, 2001
Article Views: 1018      Release #: 011011-2

OPSEC helps Air Force families protect airmen

OPSEC isn't just for airmen
Published: Thursday, October 11, 2001
Article Views: 1007      Release #: 011011-3

Food airdrop to Afghans underscores president's humanitarian pledge

The two U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III airlifters that airdropped about 35,000 Humanitarian Daily Rations into Afghanistan early Oct. 8, marked the first U.S. military airdrop of humanitarian aid to the region
Published: Monday, October 08, 2001
Article Views: 916      Release #: 011008-1

Dover receives outpouring of support from community

Local corporations, restaurants, grocery stores, organizations, the general public throughout the DelMarVa region, as well as the Delaware National Guard, have all lent a hand in supporting the people of Dover AFB
Published: Friday, October 05, 2001
Article Views: 1083      Release #: 011005-1

Excellence in Traffic Management: Top Army transportation award goes to MTMC employee

As ports go in the Balkans, one of the busiest these days for the Military Traffic Management Command is Rijeka, Croatia
Published: Wednesday, October 03, 2001
Article Views: 1048      Release #: 011003-1

USNS Comfort returns from NYC

Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort returned to her Baltimore, Md. layberth from three weeks in New York City providing logistics support to disaster relief workers
Published: Wednesday, October 03, 2001
Article Views: 1091      Release #: 011003-2

Terrorist incidents etched in MTMC HQ memory

The tragedies of the Sept. 11 terrorist plane crashes leapt into the lives of MTMC Headquarters employees
Published: Wednesday, October 03, 2001
Article Views: 1165      Release #: 011003-3

Navy Birthday 2001

This year's October 13 commemoration of the U.S. Navy's 226th birthday finds our nation in a state of war--a war like none before--the nature of which is still unfolding
Published: Wednesday, October 03, 2001
Article Views: 986      Release #: 011003-4

Military Sealift Command Anniversary - October 1, 2001

On Oct. 1st our great Navy component, Military Sealift Command commemorates its 52nd anniversary
Published: Monday, October 01, 2001
Article Views: 995      Release #: 011001-1

DOD casualty update

Department of Defense casualty information from the 11 Sept. attack on the Pentagon
Published: Thursday, September 27, 2001
Article Views: 980      Release #: 010927-1

AMC continues official, Space-A passenger flights

Air Mobility Command is still operating passenger flights for military and other eligible travelers
Published: Thursday, September 27, 2001
Article Views: 1102      Release #: 010927-2

OPSEC critical every day, everywhere

Operations security, or OPSEC, is a key component of antiterrorism and force protection. It helps protect servicemembers, civilian employees, families, facilities and equipment everywhere by denying information
Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2001
Article Views: 1044      Release #: 010926-1

Teamwork apparent aboard USNS Comfort

The galley on board USNS Comfort is running so smoothly that no one would ever guess this is the first time this particular staff has come together as one
Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Article Views: 1053      Release #: 010925-1

Keeping USNS Comfort's crew comfortable in NY

While bringing comfort to a city in need, crewmembers aboard USNS Comfort, currently moored at Pier 92 in New York City, are also getting some care of their own
Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Article Views: 1039      Release #: 010925-2

Keeping it clean around the clock

We've been getting 1,500 to 1,800 pounds of laundry from the guests aboard Comfort including personal items and the sheets and blankets
Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 010925-3

Travis aerial porters help move emergency response personnel, cargo

Almost immediately following the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C., requests began pouring in for Travis AFB support in transporting everything from blood supplies and humanitarian assistance supplies
Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Article Views: 1070      Release #: 010925-4

'Team Dover' supports continuous operations

Dover AFB has worked around the clock since terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon more than one week ago
Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Article Views: 1038      Release #: 010925-5

DOD authorizes stop loss

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has delegated his "stop-loss" authority to the heads of the military departments
Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Article Views: 1228      Release #: 010925-6

Beaumont terminal works under new unit colors

The colors of the 842nd Transportation Battalion now fly proudly at the Military Traffic Management Command's terminal in Beaumont, Texas
Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2001
Article Views: 1278      Release #: 010925-7

DOD casualty update

Department of Defense casualty information
Published: Monday, September 24, 2001
Article Views: 927      Release #: 010924-1

Comfort sprints into action

Aboard USNS Comfort...More than a week has passed since the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
Published: Monday, September 24, 2001
Article Views: 1044      Release #: 010924-2

DOD casualty update

Department of Defense casualty update
Published: Sunday, September 23, 2001
Article Views: 1029      Release #: 010923-1

More National Guard, reserve called to active duty

Approximately 5,172 more Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members have been called to active duty as part of the partial mobilization authorized by President Bush
Published: Saturday, September 22, 2001
Article Views: 989      Release #: 010922-1

Presidential Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People

Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People, United States Capitol Washington, D.C., September 20, 2001
Published: Friday, September 21, 2001
Article Views: 1008      Release #: 010921-1

OSI…"Eyes of the Eagle"

The threat has proven it can come from any direction…at any time. It can be as small as a letter bomb or as large as a commercial airline
Published: Friday, September 21, 2001
Article Views: 1058      Release #: 010921-2

Charleston squadron flies medical supplies to New Jersey

Airlift forces at Charleston AFB have played a major role in almost every past conflict and contingency, and last week's attack on the World Trade Center was no exception
Published: Friday, September 21, 2001
Article Views: 927      Release #: 010921-3

Reservists respond to tragedy

Thirteen members of the 315th Mission Support Squadron Services Flight departed Charleston AFB for Dover AFB, Del., Sept. 13 to aid mortuary affairs personnel there
Published: Friday, September 21, 2001
Article Views: 943      Release #: 010921-4

Dog handler witnesses attack

While most people at Charleston AFB watched the World Trade Center collapse on TV, a military working dog handler with the 437th Security Forces Squadron, experienced the horror first hand
Published: Friday, September 21, 2001
Article Views: 1018      Release #: 010921-5

Commercial transportation firms promise DOD support

The commercial transportation industry will play a pivotal role as American responds to the terrorist strikes, said a top military transporter
Published: Friday, September 21, 2001
Article Views: 956      Release #: 010921-6

DOD casualty update

Department of Defense casualty information update
Published: Friday, September 21, 2001
Article Views: 960      Release #: 010921-7

MTMC keeps DOD recruits moving to training stations

Overcoming challenges of time, distance and cancellation, the Military Traffic Management Command continued to efficiently move military recruits during the height of the terrorist crisis
Published: Thursday, September 20, 2001
Article Views: 949      Release #: 010920-1

Sickbay treating more than just the physical

USNS Comfort is providing a medical clinic for all the disaster relief workers that come aboard to take a break from the tragedy surrounding them
Published: Thursday, September 20, 2001
Article Views: 1030      Release #: 010920-2

Healing hearts aboard USNS Comfort

The chaplains aboard USNS Comfort are being given a unique opportunity to care for the Sailors aboard and make sure each sailor is dealing with his or her emotions in the best way possible
Published: Thursday, September 20, 2001
Article Views: 971      Release #: 010920-3

Managing your stress

Given the recent terrorist attacks and the resulting changes in both the military and civilian communities, it is more important than ever to think about how to manage stress
Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Article Views: 985      Release #: 010919-1

Remains from Pentagon arrive at Dover AFB

The port mortuary, the largest in the Department of Defense, is preparing the remains as expeditiously as possible for return to next-of-kin and final burial arrangements
Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Article Views: 997      Release #: 010919-2

Comfort provides comfort at pier 92

Saturday, Sept. 15, was a busy day aboard USNS Comfort. The Navy hospital ship is berthed at pier 92 on the West Side of Manhattan to provide food and laundry services and short-term lodging space for firemen and disaster recovery personnel
Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Article Views: 975      Release #: 010919-3

USNS Comfort supports NYC

Aboard USNS Comfort dawned bright and sunny as the city of New York struggled to recover from the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center
Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Article Views: 964      Release #: 010919-4

Galley works overtime aboard USNS Comfort

The galley workers are trying to keep spirits high. We have a steady flow of rescue workers, firemen, and policemen
Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Article Views: 1013      Release #: 010919-5

Aboard USNS Comfort in NYC

What started out as a mission to save lives, ended up being a call to care for and comfort a city in need
Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Article Views: 960      Release #: 010919-6

Rescue Moles aboard USNS Comfort

The four-member search and rescue team from Mexico City, Mexico, called the Rescate Topos - Rescue Moles - paid their own way on the first allowed flight out of Mexico City to New York to help their North American brothers and sisters
Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Article Views: 1059      Release #: 010919-7

Navy ship lends helping hand in Staten Island

The U.S. Navy's USNS Denebola sat at The Sullivans pier in Staten Island, N.Y., ready to load equipment and supplies and sail to faraway places to defend the United States
Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2001
Article Views: 1036      Release #: 010919-8

NEWS TRANSCRIPT from the United States Department of Defense

DOD News Briefing -- Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld -- Tuesday, September 18, 2001 - 12:30 p.m. EDT
Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2001
Article Views: 1006      Release #: 010918-1

Air Force Anniversary 2001

This September 18th, our Air Force celebrates fifty-four years of service to our great nation
Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2001
Article Views: 715      Release #: 010918-2

DOD casualty update

Updated casualty information
Published: Monday, September 17, 2001
Article Views: 946      Release #: 010917-1

CINC encourages strength, vigilance

Tuesday, when America was struck by tragedy-you responded. From transporting critical recovery teams and equipment to donating life-giving blood, as you have done so many times before, you made a difference
Published: Monday, September 17, 2001
Article Views: 1069      Release #: 010917-2

DOD casualty update

Casualty updates from DOD
Published: Monday, September 17, 2001
Article Views: 1029      Release #: 010917-3

DOD casualty update

Updated links to casualty information
Published: Sunday, September 16, 2001
Article Views: 1025      Release #: 010916-1

Bush authorizes guard and reserve call-ups

President Bush today authorized the call-up of up to 50,000 National Guardsmen and reservists to active duty to support national security efforts in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington
Published: Saturday, September 15, 2001
Article Views: 1030      Release #: 010915-1

DoD news briefing - SecNav England and Adm. Clark

Briefing by Secretary of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations, and Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs
Published: Friday, September 14, 2001
Article Views: 1038      Release #: 010914-1

USNS Comfort to load in Earle, NJ

USNS Comfort is headed to New York City to provide disaster relief to victims of the recent terrorist attack. Comfort will arrive at Naval Weapons Station Earle, N.J., Friday, Sept. 14, to load supplies and additional personnel
Published: Friday, September 14, 2001
Article Views: 1010      Release #: 010914-2

DOD releases additional names of unaccounted

The Department of Defense announced today ten additional names of the approximately 126 persons who remain unaccounted for in the wake of Tuesday's attack on the Pentagon
Published: Friday, September 14, 2001
Article Views: 1061      Release #: 010914-3

DOD announces names of Army unaccounted

he Department of Defense announced today the names of 74 Army personnel identified as unaccounted for following the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the Pentagon
Published: Friday, September 14, 2001
Article Views: 1061      Release #: 010914-4

Message from Secretary of Defense to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and to Department of Defense civilian employees

Message from Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld
Published: Thursday, September 13, 2001
Article Views: 1087      Release #: 010913-1

DoD announces preliminary casualty numbers from Pentagon attack

DoD officials announced tentative numbers this morning of those still unaccounted for in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon
Published: Thursday, September 13, 2001
Article Views: 1031      Release #: 010913-2

DOD releases partial list of names of unaccounted

The Department of Defense announced today a partial list of names of the approximately 126 persons who remain unaccounted for in the wake of Tuesday's attack on the Pentagon
Published: Thursday, September 13, 2001
Article Views: 1055      Release #: 010913-3

MTMC gives space to some displaced Pentagon workers

More than 30 displaced Pentagon employees are back on duty Sept. 13, working from hastily provided desks and computers at the Military Traffic Management Command
Published: Thursday, September 13, 2001
Article Views: 1050      Release #: 010913-4

Air Force response to terrorist attacks

The U.S. Air Force is working around the clock to coordinate relief to victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 1012      Release #: 010912-1

NEWS TRANSCRIPT from the United States Department of Defense --- DoD News Briefing
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 - 6:42 p.m. EDT

Participating were Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Hugh Shelton, Secretary of the Army Thomas E. White, Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.), and Senator John Warner (R-Va.))
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 1007      Release #: 010912-2

Emergency response at the Pentagon

The Department of Defense is continuing to respond to the attack that occurred Sep. 11 at 9:38 a.m. EDT. There are no casualty figures currently available. Injured personnel were taken to several area hospitals.
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 1064      Release #: 010912-3

Pentagon recovery operations continue

Search and rescue operations at the Pentagon, led by as many as 200 Arlington County firefighters and police assisted by a number of other jurisdictions, continue today
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 1079      Release #: 010912-4

Bush: No distinction between attackers and those who harbor them

President George W. Bush sent a warning to countries that turn a blind eye to terrorist activities within their borders
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 1111      Release #: 010912-5

Navy establishes toll-free family query, muster hotline

The Navy has established a toll-free number to provide information to U.S. Navy family members concerned about Department of the Navy personnel employed at the Pentagon. The number is 1-877-663-6772
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 911      Release #: 010912-6

A Message from the Secretary of the Army

"On behalf of all the members of America's Army, I'd like to express my condolences to the families of U.S. citizens killed or injured in the terrorist attacks conducted against the United States on Sept. 11, 2000"
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 915      Release #: 010912-7

Soldiers pull casualties from Pentagon

Family members and friends of Army personnel at the Pentagon are also encouraged to call the line for information. The hotline numbers are (703) 428-0002 or 1-800-984-8523
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 1068      Release #: 010912-8

Military Sealift Command hospital ship to support NYC

The U.S. Navy has activated USNS Comfort, one of the Navy's two hospital ships, to support New York City in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center
Published: Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Article Views: 1055      Release #: 010912-9

MSC ships re-supply remote Air Force base

The annual re-supply of remote Thule Air Force Base by the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command is never a pleasure cruise
Published: Tuesday, September 11, 2001
Article Views: 1066      Release #: 010911-2

Mary Lou McHugh retires: Top DoD official praises MTMC work, people

When Mary Lou McHugh retired as Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Transportation Policy) she passed around a lot of praise
Published: Wednesday, September 05, 2001
Article Views: 1023      Release #: 010905-1

SFOR seeks another route into the Balkans

A U.S. Navy contracted cargo ship off-loaded U.S. Army helicopters and other supplies at Koper, Slovenia-the first time the port has been used for a major Stabilization Force or SFOR equipment deployment
Published: Wednesday, September 05, 2001
Article Views: 985      Release #: 010905-2

Sirius hosts 'diplomats' in Tunisia

During a port call at Tunis, Tunisia, USNS Sirius hosted the U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia, defense attaché's representing eight countries, and senior Tunisian military
Published: Wednesday, September 05, 2001
Article Views: 1042      Release #: 010905-3

AMC senior officer announcements

Air Mobility Command senior officer announcements
Published: Wednesday, September 05, 2001
Article Views: 996      Release #: 010905-4

CINC dedicates new fitness center

Air Force Gen. Charles T. "Tony" Robertson, commander in chief U.S. Transportation command and commander Air Mobility Command, cut the ribbon on the base fitness center addition here Aug. 24, making the center here the largest in AMC
Published: Wednesday, September 05, 2001
Article Views: 1031      Release #: 010905-5

Military TSP savings plan enrollments start Oct. 9

Service members starting Oct. 9 can choose to contribute a percentage of their pay to the military's thrift savings and investment program as part of building a nest egg for retirement
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2001
Article Views: 988      Release #: 010830-1

MTMC processes one-time-only shipments in record time

One of the most time-consuming processes for customers of the Military Traffic Management Command is being radically changed
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2001
Article Views: 986      Release #: 010830-2

Fort Monmouth, N.J.: New unit flag signals changes in MTMC port structure

A new flag is flying over the Military Traffic Management Command port that handles freight cargoes in the Greater New York-New Jersey area
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2001
Article Views: 1074      Release #: 010830-3

Found in Haiti: MTMC moves forgotten tank from World War II

A vintage American tank found in Haiti is on the way to a U.S. Army museum in Germany thanks to the Military Traffic Management Command
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2001
Article Views: 957      Release #: 010830-4

Reserve Forces Policy Board meets to discuss issues

Members of the Reserve Forces Policy Board met with leaders of U.S. Transportation Command last month to discuss a variety of issues
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2001
Article Views: 932      Release #: 010830-5

News brief: $10,000 idea

Senior Airman Michael Morris, 17th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, submitted suggestion to the IDEA Program to eliminate the logistic rail bridge assembly on the C-17 Globemaster III, and his idea earned him a check for $10,000
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2001
Article Views: 1036      Release #: 010830-6

New commander of MSC-Europe visits fleet tug Mohawk

Navy Capt. Gary J. Ellis the new MSCEUR commander visited USNS Mohawk, one of the Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force ships last month at the port of Naples.
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2001
Article Views: 1062      Release #: 010830-7

Inspector General Exercise: Dover performs well

More than 300 Dover Team members joined nearly 700 people from 25 bases across the country to unite for Air Mobility Command's Inspector General Exercise held last month in Savannah, Ga., Fort Campbell, Ky., and Pope Air Force Base, N.C.
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2001
Article Views: 1115      Release #: 010830-8

Military Sealift Command welcomes new commander

Rear Adm. David L. Brewer III will take the helm as the commander of the Navy's Military Sealift Command relieving Vice Adm. Gordon S. Holder during a ceremony Aug. 30
Published: Wednesday, August 29, 2001
Article Views: 1121      Release #: 010829-1

"Intermodal pallet:" MTMC Transporter adds new work term to lexicon, development from SDMI

Coordinating a Strategic Distribution Management Initiative meeting Aug. 14 of ocean carriers, discussion centered on a creative partnership of Air Force planes and commercial trucks supporting U.S. Army troops in Bosnia.
Published: Tuesday, August 28, 2001
Article Views: 978      Release #: 010828-1

Andrews Air Force Base welcomes new commander

Col. Glenn F. Spears assumed command from Brig. Gen. James A. Hawkins. Maj. Gen. George "Nick" Williams, 21st Air Force commander, officiated at the ceremony
Published: Tuesday, August 28, 2001
Article Views: 970      Release #: 010828-2

USTRANSCOM's JTRU, Reserve Officer's Association to donate literary collection to base library

U.S. Transportation Command's Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, in conjunction with Chapter 46 of the Reserve Officer's Association, will donate a collection of handpicked books, known as the Veteran's Literary Collection to the base library
Published: Monday, August 27, 2001
Article Views: 1058      Release #: 010827-1

New Navy ship delivers to Military Sealift Command

USNS Pomeroy delivered to the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command on Wed., Aug. 14. Pomeroy is a Watson-class large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ships
Published: Monday, August 27, 2001
Article Views: 1093      Release #: 010827-2

USTRANSCOM, AMC surgeon promoted to one-star rank

Air Force Col. (Dr.) Charles Green, currently the command surgeon at U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command, was promoted to brigadier general effective this month.
Published: Monday, August 27, 2001
Article Views: 1053      Release #: 010827-3

McGuire to hold air show, open house

McGuire AFB opens its gates at 8 a.m., Sept. 15 and 16 for an open house and air show
Published: Thursday, August 23, 2001
Article Views: 1151      Release #: 010823-1

USTRANSCOM officer to command Travis wing

The Air Force announced that Brig. Gen. (select) David R. Lefforge will succeed Brig. Gen. Thomas P. Kane as commander of the 60th Air Mobility Wing. Lefforge currently serves as the executive officer to CINCTRANS and commander of AMC
Published: Thursday, August 23, 2001
Article Views: 1100      Release #: 010823-2

USTRANSCOM to host renowned OPSEC speaker

U.S. Transportation Command will host two briefings entitled "Defensive Information to Counter Espionage," (known simply as a "DICE" briefing) next week
Published: Wednesday, August 22, 2001
Article Views: 975      Release #: 010822-1

Sirius Super Puma pounces on opportunity

USNS Sirius and her Super Puma made a headache for USS Enterprise go away
Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2001
Article Views: 954      Release #: 010821-1

MTMC commander provides honors: Polish military veterans honored by U.S. Army

Army Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky represented the U.S. Army at the Polish Armed Services Day held Aug. 19, at the Shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, in Doylestown, Pa.
Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2001
Article Views: 1075      Release #: 010821-2

Welding torches make way for MTMC priority cargo

When MV Express sailed for Koper, Slovenia, this Aug. 17, it represented an extraordinary move of Military Traffic Management Command cargo
Published: Monday, August 20, 2001
Article Views: 950      Release #: 010820-1

USTRANSCOM/DLA initiative: Military-industry works on faster ocean shipments

The ocean carrier industry has reacted favorably to a call from the Military Traffic Management Command and its military partners to improve the synchronization of maritime freight shipments
Published: Monday, August 20, 2001
Article Views: 1021      Release #: 010820-2

AMC announces senior officer assignments

Air Mobility Command issued the following senior officer announcements
Published: Monday, August 20, 2001
Article Views: 920      Release #: 010820-3

Flight managers change nature of air operations

Flight managers for Air Mobility Command are steadily changing the nature of air operations as they move the command into the next generation of aircrew support
Published: Monday, August 20, 2001
Article Views: 1146      Release #: 010820-4

Base members to earn Humanitarian Service Medal

Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center recently announced the approval of the Humanitarian Service Medal for members of Grand Forks AFB members who distinguished themselves in relief efforts during the June 2000 floods
Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2001
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 010815-1

Operation Northern Watch: One wing's commitment to supplying airpower

The 319th Air Refueling Wing is more than five months into a six-month commitment to support Operation Northern Watch at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, and the dedication to support the effort hasn't let up one bit
Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2001
Article Views: 1089      Release #: 010815-2

AMC senior officer announcements

Air Mobility Command senior officer announcements
Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2001
Article Views: 935      Release #: 010815-3

Former USTRANSCOM CINC Johnson sworn in as assistant secretary of the Navy

Secretary of the Navy Gordon England held a ceremony August 7 in the Pentagon to swear in Hansford T. Johnson as assistant secretary of the Navy for Installations and Environment
Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2001
Article Views: 957      Release #: 010815-4

New contract means additional training for military and civilian transportation partners

Deployment Support Command personnel and their commercial transportation industry partners are receiving additional training in updates and revisions in cargo booking procedures to implement the new Universal Services Contract
Published: Monday, August 13, 2001
Article Views: 1029      Release #: 010813-1

USTRANSCOM announces patient evacuation system capability

United States Transportation Command recently announced Initial Operational Capability of the TRANSCOM Regulating and Command and Control Evacuation System
Published: Monday, August 13, 2001
Article Views: 1396      Release #: 010813-2

Oral history of defense transportation pioneer released

U.S. Transportation Command published the oral history of a renowned government and civilian defense transportation pioneer here recently
Published: Monday, August 13, 2001
Article Views: 1090      Release #: 010813-3

Ship hosts family of Korean war namesake

Delivered to Military Sealift Command in February of this year, Mendonca's first port of call was Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, home state of the late Leroy Mendonca
Published: Thursday, August 09, 2001
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 010808-2

Change of command prepares DSC for the future

With the symbolic gesture of passing the command colors, Brig. Gen. Donald D. Parker relinquished command of the Military Traffic Management Command's Deployment Support Command to Brig Gen. Barbara Doornink
Published: Thursday, August 09, 2001
Article Views: 1135      Release #: 010809-1

New roll-on/roll-off ship named for Vietnam hero

Balloons filled the air as Hilaria Benavidez, the ship's sponsor, sent a champagne bottle flying to crack against the bow of LMSR ship USNS Benavidez naming the ship for her late husband, retired Army Master Sgt. Roy P. Benavidez
Published: Wednesday, August 08, 2001
Article Views: 1070      Release #: 010808-1

Robertson to receive Order of the Sword

The noncommissioned officers of Air Mobility Command will bestow their highest honor on Gen. Charles T. "Tony" Robertson Jr., by inducting him into the AMC Order of the Sword.
Published: Tuesday, August 07, 2001
Article Views: 1035      Release #: 010807-1

AMC senior officer announcements

Air Mobility Command senior officer announcements
Published: Tuesday, August 07, 2001
Article Views: 1053      Release #: 010807-2

Handy nominated for CINCTRANS, AMC commander; Robertson to retire

President Bush nominated Air Force Gen. John W. Handy to be the next commander-in-chief of U.S. Transportation Command and commander, Air Mobility Command it was announced in Washington Aug. 6
Published: Tuesday, August 07, 2001
Article Views: 930      Release #: 010807-3

Robertson to retire after three-year tenure as CINCTRANS and AMC commander

Air Force Gen. Charles T. "Tony" Robertson the current commander-in-chief of U.S. Transportation Command and commander, Air Mobility Command will retire following 33 years of service
Published: Tuesday, August 07, 2001
Article Views: 1021      Release #: 010807-4

Estimated $17 million savings: MTMC expands scope of major ocean contract

For the second straight year, the Military Traffic Management Command has improved its contract that provides liner services worldwide
Published: Thursday, August 02, 2001
Article Views: 1144      Release #: 010802-1

C-37A joins fleet, flown to MacDill by CINC

A new era in MacDill's long aviation history was ushered in July 25th with the arrival of a new C-37A special airlift support aircraft
Published: Wednesday, August 01, 2001
Article Views: 1026      Release #: 010801-1

MTMC moves to state-of-the-art financial software

The way the Military Traffic Management Command manages its finances will undergo a big change in the near future
Published: Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Article Views: 1057      Release #: 010731-1

Air Mobility Command aviators reach 5,000-hour milestone

Lt. Col. Mike Callis, 384th ARS commander, and Maj. Joe Dudgeon, 384th assistant operations officer, have both reached the 5,000-hour mark in their aviation careers
Published: Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Article Views: 1089      Release #: 010731-2

Added Coast Guardsman makes USTRANSCOM Force Protection office truly purple

U.S. Transportation Command's Force Protection office became truly purple with addition of a Coast Guardsman
Published: Tuesday, July 31, 2001
Article Views: 1034      Release #: 010731-3

Ship fire: MTMC's Sunny Point firefighters win their toughest challenge

As Sunny Point firefighters raced to a report of a pier-side fire, they could already see black smoke above the towering pine trees
Published: Monday, July 30, 2001
Article Views: 955      Release #: 010730-1

ATWIND family fun day picnic

The Around the World in Ninety Days (ATWIND) Family Fun Day Picnic will be at the Youth Center Pavilion, Scott Air Force Base from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on August 10
Published: Wednesday, July 25, 2001
Article Views: 1004      Release #: 010725-1

Single continental U.S. organization: Army approves major MTMC reorganization

The Army has approved a sweeping reorganization of the Military Traffic Management Command that will make fundamental changes in the organization's structure, staffing and operations
Published: Tuesday, July 24, 2001
Article Views: 1504      Release #: 010724-1

Coast Guard Anniversary - 4 August 2001

The U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its 211th anniversary on August 4th
Published: Tuesday, July 24, 2001
Article Views: 1051      Release #: 010724-2

Coalition eases school transition for military children

Moving is part of military life, but frequent moves can put a strain on students as graduation requirements often change with duty locations
Published: Monday, July 23, 2001
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 010723-1

MTMC expands best value contracts to stevedore services

The best value contracts which have added so much to Military Traffic Management Command acquisitions have now been expanded to stevedore negotiations
Published: Monday, July 23, 2001
Article Views: 1037      Release #: 010723-2

Defense Travel System gets new project director

A veteran U.S. Air Force acquisition officer is the new project director of the Defense Travel System Project Office
Published: Monday, July 23, 2001
Article Views: 1020      Release #: 010723-3

Forgotten World War I hero honored by ship naming

"I name thee United States Naval Ship Gunnery Sergeant Fred. W. Stockham," announced ship's sponsor Kitty Crenshaw, wife of U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla)
Published: Monday, July 23, 2001
Article Views: 1088      Release #: 010723-4

Body found in water near ammunition ship; Coast Guard launches formal investigation into ship fire

A body was recovered from the Cape Fear River July 17 about three miles south of the motor vessel SSG Edward A. Carter Jr. (T-AK 4544), which is moored at the 597th Transportation Terminal Group, Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point, N.C.
Published: Monday, July 23, 2001
Article Views: 951      Release #: 010723-5

Former USTRANSCOM J3/4 assumes command of 15th Air Force

Lt. Gen. Walter S. Hogle Jr. relinquished command of 15th Air Force to Maj. Gen. John D. Becker July 10 with Gen. Charles T."Tony" Robertson, commander in chief of the U.S. Transportation Command and Air Mobility Command commander presiding
Published: Friday, July 20, 2001
Article Views: 1117      Release #: 010720-1

Military Sealift Command - Europe changes command

Military Sealift Command, Europe, held a change of command ceremony on July 18 at Naval Support Activity, Capodichino, Naples, Italy
Published: Friday, July 20, 2001
Article Views: 1047      Release #: 010720-2

Defense Depot, Hill AFB: Pre-solicitation conferences slated

A pre-solicitation conference will be held for the transition from a Guaranteed Traffic Agreement to a Tailored Logistics Contract for freight transportation services for the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Depot at Hill Air Force Base
Published: Thursday, July 19, 2001
Article Views: 1037      Release #: 010719-1

Historic beginning and ending for Navy ship

Friday, July 13, will mark a historic moment for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command
Published: Friday, July 13, 2001
Article Views: 1076      Release #: 010713-1

USTRANSCOM's J4 directorate one of the keys to the command's success

U.S. Transportation Command's J4, part of the Operations and Logistics Directorate J3/J4, plays a crucial role in USTRANSCOM's leadership of the defense transportation system
Published: Friday, July 13, 2001
Article Views: 1553      Release #: 010713-2

Web site speeds up computer-buying process

Ordering and buying new computer hardware has become a quicker and cheaper process for Air Force people by virtue of a new Web site called Air Force Way
Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2001
Article Views: 1039      Release #: 010711-1

Training Workshop: Hawaiian multi-modal conference offers training opportunities

Middle managers involved in cargo operations, personal property traffic management and passenger travel have an opportunity to improve their skills at an upcoming workshop
Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2001
Article Views: 1019      Release #: 010711-2

Baltic Sea exercise 'targets' Obregon

SS Pfc. Eugene A. Obregon served two major roles in Baltic Operations 2000-playing the role of a United Nations sanctions 'violator,' and acting as a high value unit escorted by warships from a variety of Baltic and NATO nations
Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2001
Article Views: 1090      Release #: 010710-1

Flight engineer hits 10,000-hour mark

A McGuire flight engineer has surpassed the 10,000-mishap-free-flying-hours milestone somewhere over Tennessee, halfway into a nearly six-hour refueling mission
Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2001
Article Views: 1114      Release #: 010710-2

Mohawk completes dive exercise off Bulgaria

Military Sealift Command's ocean-going tug and salvage ship USNS Mohawk-along with divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two-completed a dive exercise off Bulgaria Navy in June
Published: Monday, July 09, 2001
Article Views: 1104      Release #: 010709-1

Central Command gets focus: Strategic Distribution Management Initiative boosts speed of MTMC ocean cargo

Shipments by the Military Traffic Management Command to Europe are now arriving more than 10 days earlier
Published: Monday, July 09, 2001
Article Views: 1040      Release #: 010709-2

TRANSCOM Commander: Maritime assets in place to support rapid force projection

Gen. Tony Robertson, commander-in-chief, U.S. Transportation Command, has a favorite story he likes to tell about sealift capability
Published: Monday, July 09, 2001
Article Views: 1097      Release #: 010709-3

Information Assurance: password protection key to COMSEC

Many military members have experienced the frustration of trying to provide information to a hot suspense and the only place it exists is on the computer of a person who is either on leave or TDY
Published: Monday, July 09, 2001
Article Views: 998      Release #: 010709-4

Military Sealift Command races for the cure

The day dawned overcast, threatening rain, but nothing could dampen the spirits of more than 50 Military Sealift Command employees June 2 as they participated in the annual Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation National Race for the Cure
Published: Thursday, July 05, 2001
Article Views: 969      Release #: 010705-1

Commercial discharge at Sunny Point signals new era

The movement of a massive steam turbine generator into Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point has ushered in a new era
Published: Monday, July 02, 2001
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 010702-1

USTRANSCOM, DLA Strategic Distribution Management Initiative underway

U.S. Transportation Command and the Defense Logistics Agency are in the process of redesigning and streamlining the Department of Defense global distribution system through the Strategic Distribution Management Initiative
Published: Monday, July 02, 2001
Article Views: 1276      Release #: 010702-2

ATWIND: Get Into It

"Get Into It." That is the theme of Air Mobility Command's super summer promotion, Around The World In Ninety Days, more commonly known as ATWIND
Published: Monday, July 02, 2001
Article Views: 995      Release #: 010702-3

AMC general, senior officer announcements

Air Mobility Command general and senior officer announcements
Published: Monday, July 02, 2001
Article Views: 991      Release #: 010702-4

Air Force, Army join forces for Lariat Response in Hungary

Airmen at Charleston AFB recently joined the U.S. soldiers and the Hungarian military to test readiness, response time and the ability to rapidly deploy forces in the European theater
Published: Monday, July 02, 2001
Article Views: 1025      Release #: 010702-5

Independence Day 2001

Freedom!...the word that inspired the birth of our great nation. On July 4th, our Nation celebrates 225 years of freedom
Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2001
Article Views: 1042      Release #: 010627-1

USTRANSCOM's Gainey selected for promotion to one star rank

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced recently that President Bush has nominated Army Col. Kathleen M. Gainey for appointment to the rank of brigadier general
Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2001
Article Views: 960      Release #: 010626-1

Defender Challenge competition underway

Defender Challenge 2001 started here June 25 and 14 teams have one competition under their belts with four more to go before a winner is declared June 29
Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2001
Article Views: 1025      Release #: 010626-2

Scott, Mildenhall to represent AMC for 2001 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award

Two units were recently selected as Air Mobility Command's nominees for the 2001 Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award and Secretary of Defense Team Excellence Award competition
Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2001
Article Views: 988      Release #: 010626-3

MSC hosts Texas students in Washington

Vice Adm. Gordon S. Holder, commander of the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, visited Texas Southern University and talked with students in the transportation studies program
Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2001
Article Views: 1024      Release #: 010626-4

Some DoD members missing luxury POVs recovered

Four of six missing late-model BMW motor cars that were part of a Military Traffic Management Command cargo have been recovered
Published: Friday, June 22, 2001
Article Views: 1073      Release #: 010622-1

DoD service member vehicles in ship fire

As many as 175 vehicles belonging to Department of Defense service members have been destroyed or damaged in a mid-ocean ship fire
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2001
Article Views: 944      Release #: 010621-1

World War II Medal of Honor Recipient honored by Navy ship naming

A U.S. Navy ship was named MV Staff Sgt. Edward A. Carter Jr. to honor this World War II Medal of Honor recipient in a ceremony at Norfolk, Va.
Published: Thursday, June 21, 2001
Article Views: 963      Release #: 010621-2

AMC hosts arms control, counterproliferation conference

Air Mobility Command hosted a conference here to discuss emerging threats and challenges to America's national defense
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2001
Article Views: 966      Release #: 010620-1

Quick action by McConnell AFB pilot saves life

When Chief Master Sgt. William Karasko, 22nd Air Refueling Wing chief boom operator, was told that one in ten people will use CPR sometime in their life, he never imagined he would be that person.
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2001
Article Views: 995      Release #: 010620-2

Charleston C-17, aircrew delivers relief supplies to Houston

A C-17 and its aircrew from the 15th Airlift Squadron here delivered emergency workers and supplies to Houston, Texas, on June 10 in response to recent flooding as a result of Tropical Storm Allison
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2001
Article Views: 1046      Release #: 010620-3

MTMC streamlines freight carrier qualification

In the immediate future, it will be easier to qualify to be a Department of Defense-approved freight carrier
Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2001
Article Views: 991      Release #: 010620-4

First of the Next Generation Small Loaders delivered to Dover AFB

The first two 25,000 pound (25K) capacity Next Generation Small Loaders (NGSL) was officially delivered to Dover Air Force Base in a ceremony June 19
Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2001
Article Views: 1000      Release #: 010619-1

DoD service members' vehicles: Six luxury cars missing from Port of Charleston

Six late-model BMW motor cars belonging to Department of Defense service members are missing from the port of Charleston, S.C.
Published: Saturday, June 16, 2001
Article Views: 1078      Release #: 010616-1

U.S. Flag vessel carrying MTMC cargo reports fire

An investigation is under way to determine the cause of a fire on a ship carrying Military Traffic Management Command cargo.
Published: Saturday, June 16, 2001
Article Views: 959      Release #: 010616-2

New drop zone opens at Dyess

Everything fell into place for the opening of the 317th Airlift Group's new training area as two of the unit's C-130s inaugurated the Tennyson Drop Zone here recently.
Published: Thursday, June 14, 2001
Article Views: 1045      Release #: 010614-1

Air Mobility Battelab seeks innovative ideas

If you're in the air mobility business or are one of its customers who has an idea on how to make your job better, but just don't know how to prove it, try enlisting the help of the Air Mobility Battlelab.
Published: Thursday, June 14, 2001
Article Views: 996      Release #: 010614-2

Military Sealift Command, Europe kicks off crisis response exercise

On June 11, 2001, Military Sealift Command, Europe began the eighth Unified Charger 2001-an exercise simulating the movement of heavy combat equipment and supplies at four commercial ports throughout Europe.
Published: Thursday, June 14, 2001
Article Views: 989      Release #: 010614-3

15th AF starts new Space-A travel procedures

It has become a bit less hectic for people checking to see if they've been selected for Space-Available flights at Air Force passenger terminals assigned to 15th Air Force.
Published: Thursday, June 14, 2001
Article Views: 679      Release #: 010614-4

Spica, Concord "switch" in Mediterranean

Military Sealift Command sailors and civilian mariners in Alicante, Spain moved in early May, from one ship to the other, as USNS Concord and USNS Spica changed operating locations to different parts of the globe.
Published: Friday, June 08, 2001
Article Views: 1019      Release #: 010608-1

Higher fuel costs: MTMC's fuel surcharge gives truckers relief

One reason for the positive energy and bustle at the Hagerstown, Md. Distribution terminal is the Military Traffic Management Command's new automatic fuel adjustment surcharge.
Published: Thursday, June 07, 2001
Article Views: 1135      Release #: 010607-1

U.S. and ROK forces bring new perspective to logistics over the beach

Logistics operations may not be as glamorous as flight operations on an aircraft carrier or tank maneuvers in the desert, but keeping troops in the field supplied with fuel, provisions and equipment is just as important to a mission's overall success.
Published: Thursday, June 07, 2001
Article Views: 1046      Release #: 010607-2

MTMC moves to centralize ocean carrier payments

In another sign of the Military Traffic Management Command's on-going reorganization, the payment of ocean carriers is now being centralized.
Published: Wednesday, June 06, 2001
Article Views: 1040      Release #: 010606-1

Security detachment spends long hours providing port security

Ever vigilant, the silent sentries of the 4249th Port Security Detachment stand ready at various points around the port providing force protection.
Published: Tuesday, June 05, 2001
Article Views: 1088      Release #: 010605-1

Logistics group improves safety barrier for KC-135 aft-hatch

A safety improvement.
Published: Tuesday, June 05, 2001
Article Views: 1034      Release #: 010605-2

Dyess unit prepares for 'D-Day 2001'

On June 6, 29 members of the 40th Airlift Squadron here and two C-130s will join forces with Army and other Air Force members to participate in "Normandy: 2001."
Published: Friday, June 01, 2001
Article Views: 981      Release #: 010601-1

C/JLOTS 2001 improves readiness of U.S./ROK supporting forces

The 2001 Combined/Joint Logistics Over the Shore operations began June 1 on Chilpo Beach, north of Pohang, Korea.
Published: Friday, June 01, 2001
Article Views: 985      Release #: 010601-2

30-year career begins, ends for Col. Clark Hall at Fort Eustis

Under bright sunlight with the wind showing the brilliance of the state flags, Col. Clark C. Hall retired today (May 30) on the parade field at Fort Eustis.
Published: Friday, June 01, 2001
Article Views: 1025      Release #: 010601-3

Sioux rescues stranded couple from sinking ship

Faintly, almost inaudibly, the call barely penetrated the radio's static: "Mayday! Mayday!"
Published: Wednesday, May 30, 2001
Article Views: 1026      Release #: 010530-1

Army Birthday 2001

The U.S. Army celebrates its 226th birthday June 14th, with the theme, "Reforming and Transforming: 1901-2001-On Point for the Nation."
Published: Wednesday, May 30, 2001
Article Views: 1003      Release #: 010530-2

Improving air mobility responsiveness tops agenda at en route conference

Sharing ideas and methods to improve air mobility responsiveness topped the agenda during the En Route Commanders' Conference held here recently.
Published: Wednesday, May 30, 2001
Article Views: 1222      Release #: 010530-3

DGMC medical team returns from Nicaraguan mission

A medical team from David Grant Medical Center here recently returned from Nicaraguan health clinics in Juigalpa and Santo Tomas where they provided preventive health care to 4,815 patients
Published: Thursday, May 24, 2001
Article Views: 1048      Release #: 010524-1

Black Sea port provides MTMC many advantages

The trio of ships which sailed from Beaumont, Texas, in America's heartland, had a destination a half a world away -- 6,675 nautical miles -- to Bourgas, Bulgaria, on the Black Sea.
Published: Tuesday, May 22, 2001
Article Views: 916      Release #: 010522-1

AMC officer announcements

Maj. Gen. John D. Becker, director, J-3/4,United States Transportation Command, Scott AFB, Ill., will become commander, 15th Air Force, AMC, and commander, Tanker Task Force, United States Strategic Command, Travis AFB, Calif.
Published: Tuesday, May 22, 2001
Article Views: 992      Release #: 010522-2

MTMC will contract for its container management

In a major shift of the way it does business, the Military Traffic Management Command has decided to let private enterprise manage its containers and leasing operations.
Published: Tuesday, May 22, 2001
Article Views: 1010      Release #: 010522-3

MSC honors mariners past and present

The Military Sealift Command will commemorate the U.S. Merchant Marine's proud tradition of service to the nation at a National Maritime Day memorial service at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, Washington Navy Yard.
Published: Friday, May 18, 2001
Article Views: 1031      Release #: 010518-1

March becoming temporary home for Fairchild KC-135s

In an example of total force cooperation, the 452nd Air Mobility Wing here is becoming a temporary home for an active-duty unit this summer.
Published: Thursday, May 17, 2001
Article Views: 978      Release #: 010517-1

National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week 2001

On May 16, 1957, the United States Congress approved the third Friday in May of each year as "National Defense Transportation Day."
Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2001
Article Views: 1010      Release #: 010516-1

Privratsky's tour-of-duty at MTMC extended

Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky will serve an additional year as Commander, Military Traffic Management Command.
Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2001
Article Views: 990      Release #: 010516-2

Discussion with NCOs ...MTMC Commander stresses use of deployment support teams

The training and use of deployment support teams is a key priority for the Military Traffic Management Command.
Published: Monday, May 14, 2001
Article Views: 1035      Release #: 010514-1

AMC retention program continues focus on commanders, supervisors

Providing commanders and supervisors with information they need to conduct solid career counseling for their troops continues to be the focus of Air Mobility Command's Year of Retention and Recruiting initiative.
Published: Monday, May 14, 2001
Article Views: 963      Release #: 010514-2

Memorial Day 2001

Memorial Day provides Americans with a time to remember and to celebrate the courage and fidelity of millions of men and women who served and continue to serve the cause of freedom so valiantly.
Published: Friday, May 11, 2001
Article Views: 1044      Release #: 010511-1

CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY

Submitted Written Statement to the Senate Armed Services Seapower Subcommittee on Strategic Airlift and Sealift Imperatives for the 21st Century, 26 April 2001.

Today, America and the international community depend on the US military to perform a wide range of warfighting, peacekeeping, and humanitarian missions.
Published: Friday, May 11, 2001
Article Views: 1164      Release #: 010511-2

Transporters complete complex NTC rail move

Deployment Support Command transporters say it was the most complex rail movements to the National Training Center in a decade.
Published: Friday, May 11, 2001
Article Views: 1139      Release #: 010511-3

Military Spouse Day 2001

The Secretary of Defense has designated Friday, 11 May 2001, as Military Spouse Day and I join him in recognizing the tremendous dedication our spouses provide to our force.
Published: Thursday, May 10, 2001
Article Views: 942      Release #: 010510-1

U.S. Army, U.S. Navy deploy KFOR equipment at Black Sea port

For the second time in less than three months, the Black Sea port of Bourgas, Bulgaria is serving as the gateway to the Balkans for U.S. Forces supporting North Atlantic Treaty Organization operations as part of the Kosovo Force.
Published: Wednesday, May 09, 2001
Article Views: 944      Release #: 010509-1

USTRANSCOM Army element to celebrate Army's 226th birthday

U.S. Transportation Command's Army element will host several activities to help celebrate the Army's 226th Birthday, it was announced here today
Published: Friday, May 04, 2001
Article Views: 1034      Release #: 010504-1

McChord members already saddling up for Rodeo 2002

While many Air Mobility Command airmen are still cleaning the dirt off their boots from Rodeo 2000 last May, the airmen here are already stirring up dust for the next one scheduled in June 2002.
Published: Friday, May 04, 2001
Article Views: 1050      Release #: 010504-2

Summer surge brings business to Dallas VPC

The Dallas center ships an average of 7,000 vehicles a year as part of the Military Traffic Management Command's Global POV Contract. As many as 16 car carriers visit on a single day
Published: Thursday, May 03, 2001
Article Views: 1133      Release #: 010503-1

MTMC begins discharge of ship flotilla on the Black Sea

Over the next week, the Military Traffic Management Command will be completing the largest multi-ship contingency movement since the Kosovo conflict of mid-1999.
Published: Tuesday, May 01, 2001
Article Views: 1008      Release #: 010501-1

MTMC TEA study rethinks C-130 freight hauling ability

Just completed study says the C-130 aircraft can carry less cargo and can fly shorter distances than many Army planners previously assumed
Published: Tuesday, May 01, 2001
Article Views: 1014      Release #: 010501-2

Military Sealift Command Far East reservists serve in Cobra Gold

It has been a long time since MV Cape Hudson sailed. Too long, but for this year's Exercise Cobra Gold 2001, the 749 foot 8 inch, roll on roll off, load on, load off ship is the lead equipment transport
Published: Tuesday, May 01, 2001
Article Views: 949      Release #: 010501-3

Aerial porters send supplies to Bolivia

The 437th Aerial Port Squadron here loaded medical supplies and computers onto a C-17 from Altus Air Force Base, Okla., bound for La Paz, Bolivia
Published: Tuesday, May 01, 2001
Article Views: 1039      Release #: 010501-4

USNS Indomitable saves more than 100

The crew of USNS Indomitable called upon to rescue more than 100 people
Published: Tuesday, May 01, 2001
Article Views: 1221      Release #: 010501-5

USTRANSCOM deputy commander in chief cuts ribbon for new GCCC facility

A ceremony was held here this month to officially open the Global Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (C4S) Coordination Center
Published: Thursday, April 26, 2001
Article Views: 1149      Release #: 010426-1

Valley Forge returns to Carolina after a four-year face-lift

After a four-year rebuilding process that included the installation of state-of-art equipment, Valley Forge has been transformed into more than your average tugboat
Published: Thursday, April 26, 2001
Article Views: 1096      Release #: 010426-2

Armed Forces Day 2001

On May 20, 1950, President Harry S Truman established Armed Forces Day
Published: Thursday, April 26, 2001
Article Views: 1042      Release #: 010426-3

USTRANSCOM's Senior Enlisted Group supports local school

A group of U. S. Transportation Command volunteers headed out to donate their time assisting a local school earlier this month
Published: Thursday, April 26, 2001
Article Views: 1021      Release #: 010426-4

Guam NCO reenlists on USS Kitty Hawk

In the spirit of Air Mobility Command's Year of Retention and Recruiting initiative, an NCO here made her reenlistment ceremony an event to remember by swearing in on the USS Kitty Hawk
Published: Thursday, April 26, 2001
Article Views: 1092      Release #: 010426-5

Full Service Moving Project: Creative approaches in moves may change MTMC program

New ideas are being applied to a traditional transportation process that may impact the way the Military Traffic Management Command moves military service members
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2001
Article Views: 997      Release #: 010424-1

22nd Mission Support Squadron airman named best personnel manager in Air Force

Airman 1st Class Brion Doyle, 22nd Mission Support Squadron, won the outstanding USAF personnel manager of 2000
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2001
Article Views: 947      Release #: 010424-2

AMC officer announcements

Air Mobility Command announced several key senior officer moves here April 20
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2001
Article Views: 975      Release #: 010424-3

Contracting officer wins third Air Force level award

A member with the 22nd Contracting Squadron reached the "pinnacle" of her career April 19 when she received an Air Force level award for Outstanding Contracting Civilian of the Year
Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2001
Article Views: 915      Release #: 010424-4

USTRANSCOM chief of staff receives second star

Army Brig. Gen. Carlos D. "Butch" Pair, U.S. Transportation Command chief of staff, was promoted to major general in a ceremony here today
Published: Monday, April 23, 2001
Article Views: 1047      Release #: 010423-1

14th Airlift Squadron flies Army mission, lands 'short'

The 14th Airlift Squadron accomplished another first for Charleston AFB C-17s during an Army Joint Readiness Training Center exercise earlier this month
Published: Friday, April 20, 2001
Article Views: 971      Release #: 010420-1

MTMC's top enlisted soldier leaves with special memories

Kirtland entered the Army in 1972 as a draftee. Since then, he has served almost 30 years in assignments that included Korea and Germany
Published: Friday, April 20, 2001
Article Views: 1014      Release #: 010420-2

MSC-chartered ship saves two

After fighting treacherous sea conditions for a week, two British nationals are back on dry land thanks to Military Sealift Command-chartered ship MV Putney Bridge
Published: Thursday, April 19, 2001
Article Views: 1077      Release #: 010419-1

599th Transportation Group helicopter tie-down strap delivery

The 599th Transportation Group delivered helicopter tie-down straps to the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Pearl Harbor as part of the continuous working relationship between the two organizations
Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2001
Article Views: 1063      Release #: 010418-1

375th Medical Group members give aid to Guatemalans during exercise

The 375th Medical Group participated in a joint nation Medical Readiness Training Exercise in Guatemala
Published: Wednesday, April 18, 2001
Article Views: 1048      Release #: 010418-2

AMC senior officer announcements

Air Mobility Command announced several key senior officer moves today
Published: Monday, April 16, 2001
Article Views: 1093      Release #: 010416-1

USTRANSCOM Navy officer nominated for one-star promotion

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced today that the president nominated Navy Captain Donna L. Crisp for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half)
Published: Monday, April 16, 2001
Article Views: 935      Release #: 010416-2

Transportation veteran becomes MTMC's top NCO

Command Sgt. Maj. James Morgan was in Bosnia when he found out he had been selected for the top enlisted rank in the Military Traffic Management Command
Published: Monday, April 16, 2001
Article Views: 967      Release #: 010416-3

USTRANSCOM, Air Mobility Command coordinate flight to carry EP-3 crew out of Chinese island of Hainan

USTRANSCOM worked with the USPACOM and the JCS to define the requirements, and AMC coordinated details and chartered a Continental Airlines aircraft to carry crew members from the Hainan to Guam and directed a C-17 to move the crew on to Hawaii
Published: Thursday, April 12, 2001
Article Views: 949      Release #: 010412-1

MTMC reorganization will boost customer satisfaction

The reorganization of the Military Traffic Management Command will create a more efficient and effective organization - requiring reduced staffing
Published: Wednesday, April 11, 2001
Article Views: 1032      Release #: 010411-1

Personal property: MTMC initiative receives major industry backing

One of the world's largest moving firms has announced its endorsement of the major themes of a Military Traffic Management Command re-engineering initiative
Published: Wednesday, April 11, 2001
Article Views: 1007      Release #: 010411-2

MTMC Quality Awards honor exceptional freight service

A trucking firm which shuttled Presidential papers and a barge service that supports service members at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, were among the winners of the Military Traffic Management Command's 2000 Quality Awards
Published: Wednesday, April 11, 2001
Article Views: 1041      Release #: 010411-3

Andrews to host joint service open house airshow

Each year, the Department of Defense presents the annual joint service air show at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. While the open house is hosted at Andrews, all service branches -- Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy -- participate
Published: Wednesday, April 11, 2001
Article Views: 941      Release #: 010411-4

New procedures shipping POVs to CONUS from Europe

Since 2 April, American Auto Logistics, Inc (AAL) performs the undercarriage cleaning process at the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany for privately owned vehicles originating in Germany, Benelux and Northern Italy vehicle processing centers
Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2001
Article Views: 993      Release #: 010410-1

Marines train USNS Henson crew in shipboard security

A U.S. Marine Corps security team recently held shipboard security training with the crew of special mission ship USNS Henson at Cadiz, Spain
Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2001
Article Views: 1169      Release #: 010410-2

Deployment support teams: Evaluation group recommends performance improvements

Teams chartered by Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky, Commander, MTMC, to develop a process of continuing improvements to the mobile transporter teams
Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2001
Article Views: 1137      Release #: 010410-3

Dover team brings Armstrong Trophy home

The anticipation was great for wing commanders as they all gathered at the annual commander's conference at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. to name the best airlift wing in the 21st Air Force.
Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2001
Article Views: 952      Release #: 010410-4

Cheney helps 1st Helicopter Squadron celebrate milestone

Vice President Dick Cheney cut the first slice of cake commemorating the 1st Helicopter Squadron's milestone of 200,000 accident-free flight hours late last month
Published: Monday, April 09, 2001
Article Views: 1035      Release #: 010409-1

MTMC Training Symposium: Small business role touted in DoD transportation

Quality performance should be a critical goal for all small business entrepreneurs
Published: Monday, April 09, 2001
Article Views: 1049      Release #: 010409-2

U.S. Navy ship rescues injured Greek mariner

February 17 was well on it's way to being a typical day at sea for the crew of the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command's USNS Dahl
Published: Monday, April 09, 2001
Article Views: 964      Release #: 010409-3

Small but potent team chalks up 16 missions within 90 days

The conjured image of endless, sweaty yet overwhelmingly fulfilling work is reality for the Deployment Support Command's Puerto Rico-based 832nd Transportation Battalion
Published: Monday, April 09, 2001
Article Views: 1051      Release #: 010409-4

Port of Anchorage plays strategic role in military exercise

For the second time in five years, the Deployment Support Command's Anchorage-based 956th Transportation Company used the Port of Anchorage as a strategic port to deploy Army unit equipment
Published: Friday, April 06, 2001
Article Views: 1074      Release #: 010406-1

Alamo Wing's 50th Anniversary currently under way

The 433rd Airlift Wing, also known as the Alamo wing, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary throughout the year with festivities for reservists, retirees, and family members
Published: Wednesday, April 04, 2001
Article Views: 1121      Release #: 010404-1

Estella named top sailor at Military Sealift Command

Military Sealift Command Europe's Petty Officer 1st Class Calixto "Alex" Estella was recently named Military Sealift Command Shore Sailor of the Year for 2000
Published: Wednesday, April 04, 2001
Article Views: 1005      Release #: 010404-2

Third-party logistics: MTMC begins pilot program in three Southeastern states

A Houston company will operate a third-party logistics pilot to move military freight
Published: Tuesday, April 03, 2001
Article Views: 962      Release #: 010403-1

California wings claim Solano Trophy

Fifteenth Air Force has named the 60th Air Mobility Wing as best active duty unit and the 349th Air Mobility Wing as top Reserve unit in the numbered Air Force
Published: Tuesday, April 03, 2001
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 010403-2

USTRANSCOM intelligence directorate provides array of support

"Global…Real-world…Every day" - the Intelligence Directorate provides responsive, multi-faceted intelligence support to command operators and warfighters across DOD in peace, crisis and war
Published: Tuesday, April 03, 2001
Article Views: 1912      Release #: 010403-3

Air Force gives enlisted airmen opportunities to fly

For enlisted service members looking to spread their wings, there are several positions available in aviation specialties
Published: Monday, April 02, 2001
Article Views: 927      Release #: 010402-1

AMC senior officer announcements

Air Mobility Command senior officer announcements
Published: Monday, April 02, 2001
Article Views: 1041      Release #: 010402-2

Military motor, rail carriers: MTMC puts automatic fuel adjustment in effect

As scheduled, the Military Traffic Management Command will provide an automatic fuel adjustment for motor carriers and railroads
Published: Monday, April 02, 2001
Article Views: 1014      Release #: 010402-3

USNS Pomeroy named for MOH recipient in San Diego

The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command christened its newest large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ship in March at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company in San Diego
Published: Monday, April 02, 2001
Article Views: 966      Release #: 010402-4

Foot-and-Mouth disease: Food distribution restored to U.S. military forces

Food distribution to American military forces in Europe is back on schedule. All embargoed Military Traffic Management Command food containers at the port of Rotterdam have been released for delivery to Germany
Published: Thursday, March 29, 2001
Article Views: 1099      Release #: 010329-1

Scott's Air Guard unit on duty in southern France

Master Sgt. Bob Rizzo's overseas travel book looks glamorous to the outsider, showing repeat trips to Turkey, Germany, Iceland and France
Published: Thursday, March 29, 2001
Article Views: 1037      Release #: 010329-2

305th AMW receives Air Force ground safety award

The 305th Air Mobility Wing ground safety division recently received an Air Force award for contributions to the Air Force ground safety program
Published: Thursday, March 29, 2001
Article Views: 1084      Release #: 010329-3

Contractor operated vehicle ports focus on service

A new, improved experience awaits military members going on a permanent change of station move who plans on shipping a vehicle to or from overseas
Published: Friday, March 23, 2001
Article Views: 909      Release #: 010323-1

Rising Six group to assist Christmas in April project

Rising Six, the junior enlisted organization for Scott AFB, is involved in yet another project for the community. Members and other volunteers will be assisting the Christmas in April project sponsored by Tri-Cities Area, Inc. in Granite City, Ill.
Published: Friday, March 23, 2001
Article Views: 941      Release #: 010323-2

USTRANSCOM, AMC colonels nominated for one-star promotion

On March 22 President Bush nominated Air Force Col. David R. Lefforge, Air Force Col. Winfield W. Scott III, and Air Force Col. William T. Lord for promotion to Brigadier General
Published: Friday, March 23, 2001
Article Views: 1021      Release #: 010323-3

Foot-and-Mouth disease: Discovery in The Netherlands impacts DoD food moves to Europe

Food distribution to Department of Defense service members and their families in Europe has been disrupted by the discovery of foot-and-mouth disease in The Netherlands
Published: Friday, March 23, 2001
Article Views: 1050      Release #: 010323-4

Reservists now authorized to travel in a space-required status for inactive duty training worldwide

U.S. Transportation Command announced here today an expansion of space required travel options for reservists traveling for inactive duty training (IDT) worldwide
Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2001
Article Views: 1031      Release #: 010321-2

DSC reaches out and touches customers

The Military Traffic Management Command's Deployment Support Command helps deploy and sustain America's fighting forces in times of peace or crisis by ensuring military cargo arrives rapidly and safely wherever needed
Published: Wednesday, March 21, 2001
Article Views: 996      Release #: 010321-3

Son shares in Levitow's legacy at Charleston AFB

John Levitow Jr., visited Charleston Air Force Base on March 13 to see the C-17 Globemaster III named for his late father, Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. John Levitow
Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2001
Article Views: 957      Release #: 010320-1

349th Wing's Memorial Affairs Squadron assists in identifying remains of C-23 crash victims

Eleven members from the 349th Air Mobility Wing's Memorial Affairs Squadron departed for Dover Air Force Base, Del. to assist in identifying the remains of 21 National Guardsmen, victims of the March 3 C-23 Sherpa crash
Published: Tuesday, March 20, 2001
Article Views: 970      Release #: 010320-2

MTMC speeds relief cargoes overseas

The humanitarian requests pour into the computers of the Military Traffic Management Command's One-Time-Only Team
Published: Monday, March 19, 2001
Article Views: 1032      Release #: 010319-1

USTRANSCOM seeks clips for new command video

The U.S. Transportation Command's public affairs office is seeking footage for a new command videotape it was announced here today
Published: Monday, March 19, 2001
Article Views: 1193      Release #: 010319-2

Greater efficiency sought: MTMC moving toward single headquarters structure

The Military Traffic Management Command will be making a fundamental change in its organizational structure to improve efficiencies
Published: Friday, March 16, 2001
Article Views: 965      Release #: 010316-1

Rangers adopt tan beret

The 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga., announced today that it will exchange its traditional black beret for a tan one
Published: Friday, March 16, 2001
Article Views: 1008      Release #: 010316-2

USTRANSCOM transportation component commanders meet at Scott

U.S. Transportation Command leaders met here March 15 for a quarterly discussion of defense transportation system topics
Published: Thursday, March 15, 2001
Article Views: 1036      Release #: 010315-1

More vehicle processing centers available to DOD service members

The opening of three more vehicle processing centers enhances the quality of service member moves managed by the Military Traffic Management Command
Published: Thursday, March 15, 2001
Article Views: 1036      Release #: 010315-2

USTRANSCOM and AMC command surgeon nominated for two-star promotion

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced 15 March that the President nominated Air Force Brig. Gen. James G. Roudebush for appointment to the rank of major general
Published: Thursday, March 15, 2001
Article Views: 1076      Release #: 010315-3

Charleston AFB delivers the goods for U.S. embassies

When military members and their families assigned to the 32 embassies in Africa and Central and South America sit down to eat a holiday meal, they can give thanks to Charleston Air Force Base
Published: Thursday, March 15, 2001
Article Views: 1066      Release #: 010315-4

Traffic safety: TEA engineers pack big punch in short visit

The Crash Location Enhancement Study Program. Simply, the Federal Highway Administration makes funding available to the Newport News, Va., agency to offer free highway safety studies to Department of Defense
Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2001
Article Views: 1081      Release #: 010313-1

Scott C-21 crew flies to Honduras

A C-21 crew comprised of 458th Airlift Squadron and 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron personnel on a local training sortie to Klamath Falls, Ore., learned the meaning of flexibility when it became a medevac mission to Honduras
Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2001
Article Views: 965      Release #: 010313-2

Travis Initial Response Team matures through joint exercise with Tanker Airlift Control Element

Travis Air Force Base prepared for the 60th Air Mobility Wing's 90-day rotation as the Air Force's Lead Mobility Wing with a four-day exercise
Published: Monday, March 12, 2001
Article Views: 1037      Release #: 010312-1

MTMC expands PowerTrack use to Alaska

When a railroad train hauls freight car loads of coal from Healy, Alaska, to Fort Wainwright, it represents a new way of business for the Military Traffic Management Command
Published: Sunday, March 11, 2001
Article Views: 1164      Release #: 010311-1

NDTA speech: E-mail, Web revolutionizes business operations says MTMC commander

In the last year, Maj. Gen. Kenneth L. Privratsky figures he has traveled a quarter million miles by airplane - chalking up most of the mileage visiting the 24 ports operated by the Military Traffic Management Command
Published: Sunday, March 11, 2001
Article Views: 948      Release #: 010311-2

AMC units redesignated

Air mobility support groups and squadrons within Air Mobility command will soon be redesignated as air mobility operations groups and air mobility squadrons
Published: Sunday, March 11, 2001
Article Views: 1219      Release #: 010311-3

Aerial Port Squadron trains FEMA task force

When the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Calif. needed training on aerial deployments, it turned to Travis Air Force Base for help
Published: Monday, March 05, 2001
Article Views: 935      Release #: 010305-1

Team Charleston shows C-17 in Australian International Airshow

A Charleston aircrew recently got the chance to go "down under" and show the capabilities and professionalism of the 437th Airlift Wing and the U.S. Air Force at the Australian International Airshow 2001
Published: Monday, March 05, 2001
Article Views: 1027      Release #: 010305-2

Littlehales completes survey mission off Croatia

USNS Littlehales wrapped up a joint oceanographic survey mission off Croatia in February in what a senior Croatian government official called "an historic event between the U.S. and Croatia."
Published: Monday, March 05, 2001
Article Views: 1059      Release #: 010305-3

Wolfowitz sworn in as 28th deputy secretary of defense

Dr. Paul Wolfowitz was sworn in as the 28th Deputy Secretary of Defense during a ceremony held March 2, 2001, in the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Published: Monday, March 05, 2001
Article Views: 898      Release #: 010305-4

Earthquake rocks Seattle, all DSC personnel in the area safe

"The gantry cranes swayed violently, the telephone poles whipped back and forth, and the ground shook and rolled liked foot high waves on the open sea," said Maj. Darryl Daugherty
Published: Friday, March 02, 2001
Article Views: 1070      Release #: 010203-4

USTRANSCOM chief of staff nominated for promotion

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld announced in Washington March 1 that the President has nominated U.S. Transportation Command chief of staff, Brig. Gen. Carlos D. "Butch" Pair for appointment to the rank of major general
Published: Friday, March 02, 2001
Article Views: 962      Release #: 010302-1

MTMC begins customer direct booking for ocean shipments

For the first time, the Military Traffic Management Command is allowing a customer to book a shipment directly through an ocean carrier Web page
Published: Friday, March 02, 2001
Article Views: 954      Release #: 010302-2

MTMC-industry partnership strengthened after storm damage

No industry partnership of the Military Traffic Management Command has been better tested than that challenged by a giant English Channel wave
Published: Friday, March 02, 2001
Article Views: 983      Release #: 010302-3

DSC's 833rd Transportation Battalion survives the "Rattle in Seattle"

Dan Rather called it the "Rattle in Seattle." Members of the Seattle, Wash., based 833rd Transportation Battalion described the Feb. 28 earthquake with adjectives significantly stronger than "rattle."
Published: Friday, March 02, 2001
Article Views: 920      Release #: 010302-5

Dover holds tour for Strategic Distribution Management Initiative team

Twenty-one distinguished visitors as part of the Strategic Distribution Management Initiative team, received a tour of the 436th Aerial Port Squadron and the "Super Port" here
Published: Friday, March 02, 2001
Article Views: 974      Release #: 010302-6

McChord AFB suffers minimal damage from quake

A moderately strong earthquake hit the Pacific Northwest. According to officials from the 62nd Airlift Wing, McChord's host unit, initial estimates were that the base suffered minimal damage
Published: Thursday, March 01, 2001
Article Views: 989      Release #: 010301-1

Chronicling Oakland story is historian's joy

As box-after-box is opened, the images and papers pour out. Oakland Army Terminal as it looked in the Korean War ... photographs from World War II ... scenes from the big moves of the Vietnam War
Published: Thursday, March 01, 2001
Article Views: 1175      Release #: 010301-2

Navy logistics ships collide

Two logistics ships of the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command collided 26 Feb. while conducting routine underway replenishment operations about 88 miles due west of Point Loma, Calif.
Published: Thursday, March 01, 2001
Article Views: 1042      Release #: 010301-3

USTRANSCOM awarded for applying web technology

U.S. Transportation Command received the 2001 Federal CIO Council Center of Excellence for Information Technology (CEIT) award at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington
Published: Wednesday, February 28, 2001
Article Views: 1070      Release #: 010228-1

MSC sponsors new exhibit at Medal of Honor Society Museum

A new exhibit for the Medal of Honor Society Museum, on loan and sponsored by Military Sealift Command, was unveiled in a ceremony aboard USS Yorktown, moored in historic Charleston, S.C.
Published: Wednesday, February 28, 2001
Article Views: 997      Release #: 010228-2

Polyester straps ease move of helicopters overseas

It will be easier for Warfighter task forces to deploy overseas in the future thanks to two MTMC Transportation Engineering Agency engineers
Published: Wednesday, February 28, 2001
Article Views: 1035      Release #: 010228-3

First Black Sea port used for KFOR equipment rotation

For the first time, a Black Sea port is being used for the rotation of U.S. military equipment redeployed from the U.S. controlled sector of Kosovo
Published: Tuesday, February 27, 2001
Article Views: 1052      Release #: 010227-1

349th AMW travels to Hawaii for exercise

To battle-tested members of the 349th Aeromedical Evacuation and 349th Aeromedical Staging Squadrons, it brings flashbacks of Pacific Warrior and a stressful, but successful Expeditionary Operational Readiness Inspection
Published: Tuesday, February 27, 2001
Article Views: 1079      Release #: 010227-2

Seamless move required for multiple deployments

Managing more than 1,000 railcars entering and exiting the National Training Center at Fort Irwin simultaneously is no easy task
Published: Tuesday, February 27, 2001
Article Views: 1009      Release #: 010227-3

Whistleblower complaint: Seattle freight forwarders agree to $2 million penalty to government

A group of Seattle-area freight forwarders have agreed to pay $2 million in penalties to the U.S. Government as a result of a "whistleblower" complaint
Published: Monday, February 26, 2001
Article Views: 1044      Release #: 010226-1

Air Refueling Part Task Trainer enhances training for flight crews

Dover Air Force Base aircrew members will now get "hands on" air refueling training without ever leaving the ground when they use the Air Refueling Part Task Trainer
Published: Monday, February 26, 2001
Article Views: 1054      Release #: 010226-2

Air Force to remove Red Cross from C-9 aircraft

he most recognizable aircraft here will be undergoing a minor face-lift as the Air Force has directed the removal of the red cross emblem from the service's C-9A Nightingale fleet
Published: Monday, February 26, 2001
Article Views: 981      Release #: 010226-3

Commentary: USTRANSCOM Corporate Plan -- charting the course to the future

The inaugural Corporate Plan, the second element of the FY2001 Strategic Plan, is the command's definitive roadmap to the future
Published: Thursday, February 22, 2001
Article Views: 1062      Release #: 010222-1

AMC encourages more support officers to apply for the Advanced Study of Air Mobility master's program

Many Air Mobility Command support officers may not realize they're eligible for a career broadening and development opportunity through AMC's Advanced Study of Air Mobility Program
Published: Thursday, February 22, 2001
Article Views: 1019      Release #: 010222-2

Speeding the freight: MTMC encourages truckers to make faster transshipments

The message from the Director, Distribution Analysis Center, to the Government Traffic Policy Committee of the American Trucking Association was the same: Join MTMC in attempting to identify and eliminate time lost at transshipment points
Published: Wednesday, February 21, 2001
Article Views: 1059      Release #: 010221-1

MTMC top performers have elan, zeal for job

Four days after Capt. Samuel Miller reported for duty with the Military Traffic Management Command, he was on the road
Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2001
Article Views: 979      Release #: 010220-1

Water ports new unit commanders at MTMC receive orientation

A new commander and a new unit flag will arrive the same day at the Military Traffic Management Command's 842nd Transportation Battalion, Fort Monmouth, N.J.
Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2001
Article Views: 944      Release #: 010220-2

'Large Package Week' provides realistic airdrop training

Six C-17s carried Charleston Air Force Base aircrews and maintainers to Large Package Week at Pope AFB, N.C.
Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2001
Article Views: 936      Release #: 010220-3

21st Air Force commander offers nonjudicial punishment

Twenty-First Air Force commander, Maj. Gen. George N. Williams, offered nonjudicial punishment proceedings under Article 15 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice to Capt. Darron A. Haughn Friday
Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2001
Article Views: 1212      Release #: 010220-4

Reservists deploy to Southwest Asia

More than 240 troops from the 514th Air Mobility Wing began deploying Feb. 11 to Southwest Asia in support of Aerospace Expeditionary Force-1 and -2
Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2001
Article Views: 1023      Release #: 010220-5

Navy Ship to be named for Army hero

A U.S. Navy ship will be named in honor of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Lt. Col. John U.D. Page, Feb. 21, at Norfolk, Va.
Published: Tuesday, February 20, 2001
Article Views: 1063      Release #: 010220-6

USTRANSCOM hosts joint planning conference for Positive Force

U.S. Transportation Command concluded a week-long final planning conference for the Joint Staff exercise Positive Force 01 which includes USTRANSCOM's Turbo Challenge 01 and Ultimate Caduceus 01 here today
Published: Friday, February 16, 2001
Article Views: 1477      Release #: 010216-1

MSC Year in Review 2000 now available

Military Sealift Command's annual report on command activities for fiscal year 2000 is now available on the MSC web site
Published: Thursday, February 15, 2001
Article Views: 961      Release #: 010215-1

New York Harbor: MTMC gives permanent site to U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard will have a permanent presence in New York Harbor thanks to the Military Traffic Management Command
Published: Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Article Views: 986      Release #: 010214-1

Joint-service effort results in improved airfield

Total force took on a new meaning when airmen from Charleston Air Force Base joined forces with the Navy Reserve to make improvements to North Auxiliary Airfield
Published: Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Article Views: 1015      Release #: 010214-2

MSC provides information for DOD's top echelons to review force protection

In the wake of the terrorist attack on USS Cole last October, the security of U.S. forces is getting extra scrutiny at the Department of Defense's highest levels
Published: Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Article Views: 967      Release #: 010214-3

Air Mobility Command begins chief of staff logistics review implementation

The recently completed Chief of Staff Logistics Review is moving into the implementation phase for Air Mobility Command
Published: Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Article Views: 1022      Release #: 010214-4

Four DSC sergeants take part in presidential history

Deployment Support Command personnel supported the Armed Forces Inauguration Committee
Published: Wednesday, February 14, 2001
Article Views: 1045      Release #: 010214-5

Commercial software may replace some MTMC systems

The face of automation in the Military Traffic Management Command may undergo a dramatic change in the near future
Published: Tuesday, February 13, 2001
Article Views: 1047      Release #: 010213-1

Dover AFB supports U.S. relief efforts to India

A Dover Team C-5 Galaxy aircraft flew equipment to Travis Air Force Base, Calif., in support of the U.S. relief efforts to India's earthquake victims
Published: Tuesday, February 13, 2001
Article Views: 1074      Release #: 010213-2

McChord jets spell relief to India

A 4th Airlift Squadron C-141B Starlifter was the first U.S. aircraft to touch down in Ahmedabad, India after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake shook the region Jan. 26
Published: Tuesday, February 13, 2001
Article Views: 985      Release #: 010213-3

Guam: Small MTMC office makes big impact in Pacific Rim

When two U.S. Navy units left Guam for an exercise in Korea and Japan, they were in good hands
Published: Monday, February 12, 2001
Article Views: 1017      Release #: 010212-1

Newest Large Medium Speed Roll-On/Roll-Off ship joins Military Sealift Command fleet

USNS Mendonca, the ninth of fifteen new construction large medium speed roll-on/roll-off ships, or LMSR, officially joined the Military Sealift Command fleet
Published: Monday, February 12, 2001
Article Views: 1152      Release #: 010212-2

Baltimore: Container stuffing unit speeds POV shipments

Vehicles are moving faster than ever through the Military Traffic Management Command's vehicle processing center in Baltimore
Published: Tuesday, February 06, 2001
Article Views: 730      Release #: 010206-1

MSC's crème de le crème announced

Underway replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe won the MSC Food Service Excellence Award in the large ship category, while acoustic research ship USNS Hayes won the MSC Food Service Excellence Award in the small ship category
Published: Tuesday, February 06, 2001
Article Views: 1019      Release #: 010206-3

MTMC adopts big cut in cargo handling rates

An increase in the operational efficiency of the Military Traffic Management Command is leading to reduction in cargo handling rates
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 972      Release #: 010205-1

DoD's Web site touts MTMC personal property moves

Thanks to a veteran military reporter, information on personal property moves managed by the Military Traffic Management Command are showcased on the Web
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 1075      Release #: 010205-2

AMC continues focusing on Mobility 2000 concept of air operations

Air Mobility Command is still ringing in the new millennium with its concept of air operations designed to reduce aircrew workload and increase mission productivity
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 1072      Release #: 010205-3

Navy salvages sunken craft off Sardinia

A U.S. Navy salvage team pulled a downed liberty launch from the waters off Sardinia, Italy
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 1081      Release #: 010205-4

USTRANSCOM and transportation component commands featured in Military Review

U.S. Transportation Command and its transportation component commands are the focus of the January-February 2001 edition of the U.S. Army's Military Review
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 1057      Release #: 010205-5

Military Traffic Management Command 36th anniversary --- Commander in Chief's message

February 15, 2001 marks the 36th anniversary of Military Traffic Management Command. MTMC's profound mission of providing global surface transportation to the world's greatest military force is central to meeting our nation's strategic goals
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 997      Release #: 010205-6

Air Force Personnel Center commander addresses retention, recruiting

Maj. Gen. Richard E. "Tex" Brown III, commander of Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph AFB, Texas, visited here Jan. 23 and 24 to discuss personnel-related issues affecting the entire Air Force
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 956      Release #: 010205-7

MSC announces Panama City naval vessel operation project

The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command has signed an Intra-Service Support Agreement with two of the Navy's waterfront programs at Panama City, Fla.
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 1045      Release #: 010205-8

Airlift critical in providing U.S. aid to India

Aircrews from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., and McChord AFB, Wash., teamed up to fly more than 11,000 miles in 27 hours to move 245,600 pounds of humanitarian supplies donated to India to assist survivors of the Jan. 26 earthquake
Published: Monday, February 05, 2001
Article Views: 795      Release #: 010205-9

AMC supports relief efforts for India earthquake victims

Air Mobility Command has launched its first aircraft carrying relief supplies to help victims of the Jan. 26 earthquake in India
Published: Friday, February 02, 2001
Article Views: 1015      Release #: 010202-1

USTRANSCOM'S Global Patient Movement Requirements Center moves patients

The Global Patient Movement Requirements Center coordinates the global movement of patients
Published: Friday, January 26, 2001
Article Views: 1964      Release #: 010126-1

MTMC creates command wide Legislative Liaison function

After 10 years in the Military Traffic Management Command, Leesha Galery thought she had heard and seen it all
Published: Friday, January 26, 2001
Article Views: 1064      Release #: 010126-2

USTRANSCOM Army element announces contest to select a motto for new unit crest

U.S. Transportation Command's Army element is seeking a motto for a unit crest through a contest it was announced here today
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 1056      Release #: 010125-1

MTMC program office expands mission - and changes name

A Military Traffic Management Command program is broadening its mission - and changing its name as well. Continental United States Freight Management is now called Global Freight Management.
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 1000      Release #: 010125-2

MTMC 2001 symposium puts global focus on transportation

Facing future challenges in the Department of Defense transportation arena will be the focus of the Military Traffic Management Command's annual training symposium
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 995      Release #: 010125-3

Former Fairchild AFB commander remembered

Though retired Col. Floyd Creasman passed away Jan. 5, his memory lives on in the hearts and minds of friends, family, and co-workers from two productive careers in aviation
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 1090      Release #: 010125-4

MacDill children golf with NFL stars

Some of MacDill's most aspiring young writers got the chance to show off their golf skills to their favorite National Football League players in the NFL Kids Golf Jam
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 1058      Release #: 010125-5

Military motor carriers: MTMC adopts automatic fuel surcharge policy

Motor carriers doing business with the Military Traffic Management Command are now eligible for automatic fuel surcharges
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 1107      Release #: 010125-6

Specialists, crew chiefs keep 'super tankers' flying

The professional team of specialists and crew chiefs from the 319th Aircraft Generation Squadron keep the "super tankers" up and flying
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 1060      Release #: 010125-7

MTMC seeks carrier help to speed overseas shipments

American shipping executives have reacted positively to an initiative to speed the overseas movement of Department of Defense freight
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 993      Release #: 010125-8

USNS Persistent makes first drug bust

A high-speed boat chase off the coast of Cuba ended with the U.S. Coast Guard opening fire on a suspected drug runner's boat and the first narcotics seizure for Military Sealift Command ocean surveillance ship USNS Persistent
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2001
Article Views: 957      Release #: 010125-9

Customs and MILSTAMP now in Defense Transportation Regulation

The Military Standard Transportation and Movement Procedures, known as MILSTAMP Regulation (DOD 4500.32R, Vols I and II) was incorporated into Part II (Cargo Movement) of the DTR (4500.9R)
Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
Article Views: 2143      Release #: 010123-1

Bundy shares experience, perspective with A/TA members

The Airlift/Tanker Association kicked off its 2001 professional luncheon series Jan. 12 with a guest speaker from the Joint Staff, Brig. Gen. Richard Bundy
Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
Article Views: 1010      Release #: 010123-2

Military Sealift Command ships are heading to Antarctica

Winter in the Northern Hemisphere means summer in Antarctica, and time for the Military Sealift Command-chartered ships MV Green Wave and MV Lawrence H. Gianella to head south
Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
Article Views: 1039      Release #: 010123-3

"Rumsfeld's Rules" find Pentagon readers

While Pentagon workers probably won't have to do push-ups as punishment, it's a safe bet that many in DoD are studying a new list entitled "Rumsfeld's Rules."
Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2001
Article Views: 1000      Release #: 010123-4

Faust settlements: Settlements proceed for maritime vehicle damages

Settlements have been made with a majority of service members who had vehicles damaged on the Faust
Published: Monday, January 22, 2001
Article Views: 1007      Release #: 010122-1

Rumsfeld sworn in as 21st secretary of defense

Donald H. Rumsfeld was sworn in as the 21st secretary of defense during a ceremony held Jan. 20 in the Old Executive Office Building in Washington
Published: Monday, January 22, 2001
Article Views: 951      Release #: 010122-2

375th AW Comptroller Squadron wins 'Super Bowl'

The 375th Comptroller Squadron's financial management skills have proven it to be the best of the best in the 2000 Air Mobility Command Comptroller Awards.
Published: Monday, January 22, 2001
Article Views: 1128      Release #: 010122-3

MTMC's small business chief talks to industry

Military Traffic Management Command's Small Business Division provides advice on eligibility for MTMC contracts
Published: Monday, January 22, 2001
Article Views: 1044      Release #: 010122-4

POV loss on Faust: Affected service members may ship second vehicle

At no charge, affected individuals may ship a second privately owned vehicle courtesy of the contractor
Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2001
Article Views: 989      Release #: 010116-1

USNS Yukon returns to duty

USNS Yukon rejoins the Navy operational fleet following repairs resulting from a collision with amphibious transport ship USS Denver off Hawaii last July
Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2001
Article Views: 1097      Release #: 010116-2

MacDill wing unveils new name

Jan.1 rang in more than just another new year at MacDill Air Force Base;, it also rang in the transition from the 6th Air Refueling Wing to the 6th Air Mobility Wing
Published: Tuesday, January 16, 2001
Article Views: 1136      Release #: 010116-3

89th Airlift Wing assists in presidential papers movement

The Andrews team is working closely with numerous government agencies to move official presidential documents for President Bill Clinton's outgoing administration
Published: Friday, January 12, 2001
Article Views: 1046      Release #: 010112-1

Charleston Air Force Base aircrew airlifts Mars Odyssey

A Team Charleston C-17 Globemaster III aircrew transported NASA's 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft from Buckley AFB to Cape Canaveral at the Kennedy Space Center
Published: Friday, January 12, 2001
Article Views: 1051      Release #: 010112-2

Navy salvages sunken craft off Sardinia

A U.S. Navy salvage team pulled a downed liberty launch from the waters off Sardinia, Italy, on Jan. 6.
Published: Wednesday, January 10, 2001
Article Views: 1101      Release #: 010110-1

436th Supply Squadron's Fuel Management Flight wins AMC's best fuels flight award

The 436th Supply Squadron's Fuel Management Flight won, for the second year in a row, the William M. Penton Award, given to the best fuels flight in Air Mobility Command
Published: Wednesday, January 10, 2001
Article Views: 1053      Release #: 010110-2

TEA initiative: Web will ease deployment movement of warfighters

MTMC's Transportation Engineering Agency has completed the first phase of its new Intelligent Road/Rail Information System
Published: Wednesday, January 10, 2001
Article Views: 956      Release #: 010110-3

Naval Reserve Element wins prestigious award

The U.S. Naval Reserve Element of the Joint Transportation Reserve Unit was awarded the prestigious Bilger Award for calendar year 1999 here last month
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 1193      Release #: 010108-1

MTMC moves USS Cole munitions

The Military Traffic Management Command is playing a key role in beginning the restoration of USS Cole
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 1076      Release #: 010108-2

Service members who lost vehicles receive incentive

Service members who lost their privately owned vehicles as a result of an English Channel storm are eligible for a special break
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 952      Release #: 010108-3

Coast Guard element awarded national honor

The Coast Guard Element of Joint Transportation Reserve Unit, U.S. Transportation Command was awarded the Coast Guard Unit Commendation here last month
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 1062      Release #: 010108-4

6th ARS crew performs in-flight refueling for Boeing's X-32A Joint Strike Fighter

A crew from Travis AFB helped the Joint Strike Fighter program reach a milestone last month when a KC-10 piloted by the 6th ARS performed the first in-flight refueling of Boeing's X-32A concept demonstrator
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 939      Release #: 010108-5

Air Force Reserve USTRANSCOM element contributes more than 2,400 workdays

The Air Force Reserve Element of the Joint Transportation Reserve Unit at U.S. Transportation Command contributed 2,492 workdays of support in fiscal year 2000, 33% of the 7,567 workdays contributed by the joint reserve unit
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 955      Release #: 010108-6

USTRANSCOM Army Reserve element contributes more than 2,300 workdays to mission

The Army Element of Joint Transportation Reserve Unit at U.S. Transportation Command contributed 2,354 workdays of support in fiscal year 2000
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 1078      Release #: 010108-7

USTRANSCOM Coast Guard Reserve element provides more than 722 workdays

The Coast Guard Reserve element of the Joint Transportation Reserve Unit at USTRANSCOM contributed 722 workdays of support in fiscal year 2000
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 1173      Release #: 010108-8

USTRANSCOM Navy and Marine Corps Reserve element contributes more than 2,470 workdays

The Naval and Marine Corps Reserve elements of the Joint Transportation Reserve Unit at U.S. Transportation Command contributed 2,470 workdays of support in fiscal year 2000
Published: Monday, January 08, 2001
Article Views: 1014      Release #: 010108-9

Military Sealift Command to acquire new class of ships

The Military Sealift Command is acquiring a new class of combat logistics ships, hull designator T-AKE, named the Lewis and Clark class
Published: Friday, January 05, 2001
Article Views: 1067      Release #: 010105-1

Fostering reenlistments one oath at a time

The staff sergeant stripes are tacked neatly to the fabric wall of her cubicle, flanked by snapshots of her 2-year old daughter mugging for the camera
Published: Friday, January 05, 2001
Article Views: 1025      Release #: 010105-2

MSC tanker delivers 'Deep Freeze' fuel to Antarctica

From one of the warmest places on earth, to the coldest, the U.S. Navy strategic tanker MV Lawrence H. Gianella is carrying fuel from Greece to Antarctica
Published: Thursday, January 04, 2001
Article Views: 1008      Release #: 010104-1

MTMC speeds personal property functions

The Military Traffic Management Command is moving ahead to centralize its personal property operations
Published: Thursday, January 04, 2001
Article Views: 997      Release #: 010104-22

USTRANSCOM announces release of professional reading list

U.S. Transportation Command's Research Center announced the release of a transportation reading list here today
Published: Tuesday, January 02, 2001
Article Views: 1161      Release #: 010102-111

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