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2006 News Archive (48)

DTCI selection process continues

Following a GAO decision Monday, U.S. Transportation Command’s DTCI will continue with it source selection process.
Published: Thursday, November 30, 2006
Article Views: 1784      Release #: 061130-1

Vice Adm. Rondeau confirmed to become USTRANSCOM Deputy Commander

Navy Vice Adm. Ann E. Rondeau was confirmed by the Senate on November 16 to become, U.S. Transportation Command’s next deputy commander.
Published: Monday, November 20, 2006
Article Views: 1614      Release #: 061120-1

USTRANSCOM Army Reservists honored for service in Global War on Terrorism

USTRANSCOM honored 20 Soldiers from its Army Reserve Element as “Warrior-Citizens” Nov. 4 during a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Published: Monday, November 06, 2006
Article Views: 1653      Release #: 061106-1

Toyota Brings Process Improvement Lessons to USTRANSCOM

USTRANSCOM invites experts from Toyota to come to Scott Air Force Base to provide training on the Toyota Production System October 10 – 11.
Published: Monday, November 06, 2006
Article Views: 1659      Release #: 061106-2

USJFCOM, USTRANSCOM commanders sign joint vision statement

USTRANSCOM and USJFCOM recently recently took the next step in improving the military’s joint deployment and distribution efforts in support of the warfighter with the release of a joint vision statement.
Published: Thursday, October 19, 2006
Article Views: 1650      Release #: 061019-1

U.S. Transportation Command Restructures Patriot Express

U.S. Transportation Command will restructure the Patriot Express system in order to sustain service.
Published: Friday, October 13, 2006
Article Views: 1580      Release #: 061013-1

USTRANSCOM named DOD’s lead proponent for RFID and related AIT

USTRANSCOM was recently designated as the lead functional proponent for RFID and related AIT implementation for the Department of Defense supply chain.
Published: Friday, October 06, 2006
Article Views: 1572      Release #: 061006-1

USTRANSCOM receives E-Gov Institute award for Joint Deployment and Distribution Architecture

USTRANSCOM received a Leadership in Government Transformation award from the E-Gov Institute Sept. 16 for Enterprise Architecture (EA) work in support of the expanded Distribution Process Owner (DPO) mission.
Published: Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Article Views: 1649      Release #: 060920-1

Ceremony marks first step for SDDC relocation to Scott Air Force Base

The U.S. Army’s Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) took its first official step in relocating from Virginia to Scott Air Force Base, Ill., with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the SDDC Advance Team’s facility Sept. 12.
Published: Friday, September 15, 2006
Article Views: 1621      Release #: 060915-1

Transportation Management Program Links Air, Land and Sea

The convergence of the Global Air Transportation Execution System and the Worldwide Port System will provide a consolidated aerial and surface port management system for the Department of Defense.
Published: Friday, September 01, 2006
Article Views: 2100      Release #: 060901-1

CRAF executives meet with USTRANSCOM and AMC commanders

The National Defense Transportation Association Civil Reserve Air Fleet Executive Council met for the first time on July 31, 2006, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Published: Friday, September 01, 2006
Article Views: 1602      Release #: 060901-2

Director of Mobility Forces-Surface approved for USCENTCOM

USCENTCOM Combined Forces Land Component Commander approves Director of Mobility Forces - Surface concept implementation for the USCENTCOM AOR.
Published: Friday, September 01, 2006
Article Views: 1604      Release #: 060901-3

CENTCOM DDOC leads revolution in Deployment and Distribution

The CENTCOM Deployment and Distribution Operations Center is leading a revolution in deployment and distribution.
Published: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Article Views: 2179      Release #: 060817-1

SDDC realizes positive results from passive RFID tag tests

SDDC tested Passive Radio Frequency Identification tag technology earlier this year to determine its viability to support ITV of DOD cargo and containers.
Published: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Article Views: 1558      Release #: 060817-2

Vice Adm. Rondeau nominated to become USTRANSCOM Deputy Commander

Vice Adm. Ann E. Rondeau has been nominated for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Transportation Command
Published: Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Article Views: 1652      Release #: 060801-1

JLOTS '06 highlights Army, Navy partnership

Joint Logistics Over-The-Shore (JLOTS) 2006, a multi-service cargo distribution exercise conducted at Fort Story, Va., highlights Army, Navy partnership.
Published: Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Article Views: 1609      Release #: 060801-2

Testing resumes for Defense Personal Property System

Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) testing of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command’s Defense Personal Property System (DPS) resumed on July 20.
Published: Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Article Views: 1600      Release #: 060801-3

Passive RFID portals added to DOD distribution centers

As part of the DOD efforts to transform its distribution system, new portals, expanding current technology at the Defense Distribution Center's largest site got the green light.
Published: Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Article Views: 1582      Release #: 060801-4

Command Sgt. Maj. William Gainey visits USTRANSCOM enlisted force

The Senior Enlisted Advisor to the CJCS, Command Sgt. Maj. William Gainey, visits USTRANSCOM.
Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Article Views: 1615      Release #: 060713-1

Maj. Gen. Fletcher to become USTRANSCOM Operations Director

SDDC commander, Maj. Gen. Charles W. Fletcher, Jr. has been selected to become Director, Operations and Plans at USTRANSCOM.
Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Article Views: 1696      Release #: 060718-1

CENTCOM DDOC to test cost, effectiveness of commercial air cargo augmentation

CENTCOM’s DDOC has initiated a test to determine the cost and effectiveness of using commercial air cargo aircraft to augment military aircraft in theater.
Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Article Views: 1594      Release #: 060718-2

USTRANSCOM sailor donates kidney to save master chief’s wife

A corpsman with the Global Patient Movement Requirements Center donates a kidney to save a person he met through a web site.
Published: Monday, July 17, 2006
Article Views: 1625      Release #: 060717-1

USTRANSCOM Color Guard opens American Legion Baseball World Series

The USTRANSCOM Color Guard will once again open the American Legion Baseball World Series in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in mid-August.
Published: Monday, June 26, 2006
Article Views: 1625      Release #: 060620-1

Brig. Gen. Basla receives Management Award in Pentagon Ceremony

Brig. Gen. Michael Basla, Director of Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, USTRANSCOM, was presented the 2005 Eugene M. Zuckert Management Award, June 7., by the Secretary of the Air Force.
Published: Monday, June 19, 2006
Article Views: 1651      Release #: 060619-1

USTRANSCOM Reserve Director pins on second star

Air Force Reserve Brig. Gen. Harold L. Mitchell, director of U.S. Transportation Command’s Reserve Component Directorate, was promoted to major general on June 3.
Published: Friday, June 09, 2006
Article Views: 1665      Release #: 060606-4

JLOTS ‘06 demonstrates huge joint military capability

About 1,800 active and Reserve military personnel from all four military services will pull their expertise together in the upcoming JLOTS 2006 exercise
Published: Friday, June 09, 2006
Article Views: 1642      Release #: 060609-1

JTF-PO: Supplies when you need them

USTRANSCOM and SDDC develop an expeditionary capability to bring logistical support and open distribution nodes with an early entry force, opening distribution pipelines immediately after securing an area.
Published: Friday, June 09, 2006
Article Views: 2046      Release #: 060609-2

Transportation Battalion brings distribution capabilities to JTF-PO mission

SDDC's 834th Transportation Battalion demonstrated its logistics capability while partnering with the Air Force supporting the new JTF-PO mission during exercise Ardent Sentry ‘06.
Published: Friday, June 09, 2006
Article Views: 1595      Release #: 060609-3

USTRANSCOM JIACG members visit USNORTHCOM

USTRANMSCOM’s Joint Interagency Coordination Group (JIACG) traveled to Colorado Springs, Colo., for a joint meeting with U.S. Northern Command’s JIACG.
Published: Thursday, May 04, 2006
Article Views: 1656      Release #: 060504-1

IDE/GTN convergence improves logistics/transportation visibility

USTRANSCOM and DLA partner to integrate defense supply chain, logistics, transportation and distribution-related data and IT services.
Published: Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Article Views: 1859      Release #: 060411-1

SDDC Announces Eastern Regional Training Workshop

SDDC hosts its Eastern Regional Training Workshop from May 22-26, 2006 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Williamsburg, Va.
Published: Monday, April 03, 2006
Article Views: 1607      Release #: 060403-1

Vice President Cheney Thanks Scott Service Members For Support in the War on Terror

Vice President Dick Cheney visited Scott Air Force Base on March 21.
Published: Monday, April 03, 2006
Article Views: 1647      Release #: 060403-2

USTRANSCOM’s Top Enlisted Person Welcomes Newest Chiefs

USTRANSCOM's senior-ranking enlisted person speaks to Grand Forks’ newly-inducted Chief Master Sergeants.
Published: Monday, April 03, 2006
Article Views: 1636      Release #: 060403-4

IPT Workshops Move the SFIS Ball

The Air Force's new Standard Financial Information Structure Integrated Process Team took an important step toward its goal during meetings at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala., Feb. 7-16.
Published: Wednesday, March 08, 2006
Article Views: 1682      Release #: 060308-1

DEAMS Achieves Another Major Milestone

DEAMS reached its second major milestone in less than eight months with the selection of a systems integrator.
Published: Monday, February 27, 2006
Article Views: 1561      Release #: 060227-1

Mentors shape career and philosophy for USTRANSCOM’s new J9

The career and philosophy of USTRANSCOM’s new J9, Brig. Gen. Harold L. “Mitch” Mitchell, was shaped in large part by two important mentors.
Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Article Views: 1678      Release #: 060221-1

USTRANSCOM Commander Honors Two, Defines Mission

The commander of USTRANSCOM presented major awards to two Department of Defense civilians at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait recently.
Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Article Views: 1644      Release #: 060221-2

USTRANSCOM welcomes new Senior Enlisted Advisor

Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth J. McQuiston has joined USTRANSCOM, as the command’s Senior Enlisted Advisor.
Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Article Views: 1646      Release #: 060221-3

DEAMS CMAC Seeks to Engage Stakeholders

The DEAMS Change Management Advisory Council meets in February to examine how key stakeholders and end-user communities can support the DEAMS implementation.
Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Article Views: 1637      Release #: 060221-4

USTRANSCOM Sailor walks in memory of the Bataan Death March

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeffrey Schloemann, who works at USTRANSCOM, is preparing to participate in the 2006 Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
Published: Friday, January 27, 2006
Article Views: 1643      Release #: 060127-1

USTRANSCOM’s “Colonel Jack” brings a reminder of home to troops in the field

While visiting Southwest Asia and Djibouti in Africa late last year to thank troops in the field, USTRANSCOM's Col. Jack Wier passed out certificates of appreciation and antenna balls donated by Jack in the Box restaurants.
Published: Friday, January 27, 2006
Article Views: 1653      Release #: 060127-2

USTRANSCOM Coast Guardsman receives Navy League’s Award of Excellence

Petty Officer 1st Class Jon Hinderliter received a Navy League of the United States, St. Louis Council, 2005 Award of Excellence in ceremonies at United States Transportation Command and at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis during January.
Published: Friday, January 27, 2006
Article Views: 1596      Release #: 060127-3

Military Sealift Command buys three prepositioning ships

On Jan. 17, the U.S. Navy’s MSC purchased three Maritime Prepositioning Ships that had previously been under long-term charter to the command.
Published: Friday, January 27, 2006
Article Views: 1594      Release #: 060127-4

Maj. Gen. Johnson returns to USTRANSCOM as Chief of Staff

When Army Maj. Gen. William H. Johnson took up his duties as U.S. Transportation Command’s new chief of staff on January 18, it was something of a homecoming.
Published: Friday, January 27, 2006
Article Views: 1607      Release #: 060127-5

USTRANSCOM Commander visits DEAMS

The DEAMS office welcomed Gen. Norton Schwartz Jan. 13 on his first official visit since assuming command of USTRANSCOM.
Published: Thursday, January 26, 2006
Article Views: 1577      Release #: 060126-1

Focus Warfighter II has USTRANSCOM on the move

In order to improve service to the warfighter USTRANSCOM’s J3, J5 and J6 Directorates will realign personnel in an operation known as Focus Warfighter II
Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Article Views: 1528      Release #: 060111-1

Command Acquisitions keeps USTRANSCOM on time and on target

USTRANSCOM Command Acquisitions office provides the command with contracting, program management and Small Business/Competition Advocate expertise.
Published: Thursday, January 05, 2006
Article Views: 1656      Release #: 060105-1

MSC Ship Pulls into Hometown of Namesake

Military Sealift Command ship MV 1st Lt. Baldomero Lopez (T-AK 3010) visited Tampa, Fla., the hometown of her namesake, for the first time January 1.
Published: Thursday, January 05, 2006
Article Views: 1606      Release #: 060105-2

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