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2007 News Archive (30)

USTRANSCOM Coast Guard Reservists wish outgoing commander 'fair winds and following seas'

In a recent ceremony, Capt. Deborah A. Dombeck, Coast Guard Reserve, relinquished command of U. S. Transportation Command's Coast Guard Reserve Element to Capt. Jeffrey G. Anderson.
Published: Tuesday, December 04, 2007
Article Views: 1462      Release #: 071204-1

Sealift of MRAP vehicles begins

A commercial cargo ship carrying more than 100 mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles for troops in Iraq set sail the last week in November from Naval Weapons Station Charleston, S.C.
Published: Friday, November 30, 2007
Article Views: 1535      Release #: 071130-01

USTRANSCOM announces resumption of DTCI contract

The U. S. Transportation Command has announced the resumption of the Defense Transportation Coordination Initiative contract following the cancellation of a stop work order.
Published: Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Article Views: 1722      Release #: 071114-01

USTRANSCOM Army Reservists welcome new commander

Col. David C. Goetsch turned over command of the Army Reserve Element of U. S. Transportation Command to Col. Dawn L. Michaud in a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Nov. 3.
Published: Monday, November 05, 2007
Article Views: 1550      Release #: 071105-1

USTRANSCOM delivers support for California

Airmen and Soldiers unload equipment from a C-17 in support of Southern California wildfire emergency response.
Published: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Article Views: 1670      Release #: 071025-1

U.S. Transportation Command celebrates 20th anniversary

More than 300 servicemembers, civilian employees, and distinguished guests attended a special ceremony to commemorate U.S. Transportation Command's 20th anniversary.
Published: Tuesday, October 09, 2007
Article Views: 1427      Release #: 071009-1

U. S. Transportation Command announces contract awards

U.S. Transportation command awards nine awards of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity fixed price contracts with a total maximimum of $400,000,000.00 (base year plus three one-year options).
Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Article Views: 1734      Release #: 070918-1

USTRANSCOM soldier finishes Air Force school with highest honor

Cpl. Steven Russel has experienced much beyond his 28 years...he was surely up for his most recent challenge--the Air Force's Bud Andrews Airmen Leadership School at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Published: Tuesday, September 04, 2007
Article Views: 1484      Release #: 070904-1

USTRANSCOM ready for the worst hurricanes can muster

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. (USTCNS) -- As Hurricane Dean converged on the Gulf of Mexico in August, members of the U.S. Transportation Command were prepared for the worst its winds could muster.
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2007
Article Views: 1549      Release #: 070830-1

USTRANSCOM Announces Award of Defense Transportation Coordination Initiative Contract

The U. S. Transportation Command announced a contract award potentially worth $1.6 billion today to Menlo Worldwide Government Services, LLC of San Mateo, Calf.
Published: Friday, August 17, 2007
Article Views: 2098      Release #: 070817-1

Scott Air Force Base officially welcomes SDDC

The headquarters element of the U.S. Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command was officially welcomed to Scott Air Force Base, Ill., with two formal ceremonies Aug. 14.
Published: Thursday, August 16, 2007
Article Views: 1638      Release #: 070816-1

FRV coverage for most personal property shipments to begin soon

Department of Defense customers, including service members and DOD civilians, will soon be eligible for Full Replacement Value protection on most DOD-funded personal property shipments.
Published: Wednesday, August 08, 2007
Article Views: 1527      Release #: 070808-1

GTN Releases Motor Carrier Compliance Enhancement

USTRANSCOM, in partnership with the DLA, has completed the first of three planned product improvement releases for the GTN.
Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Article Views: 1605      Release #: 070717-1

Collaboration: the Key to Expeditionary Distribution

DLA demonstrated its Node Management and Deployable Depot at Osan Air Base in South Korea April 27 through May 11.
Published: Thursday, July 12, 2007
Article Views: 1553      Release #: 070712-1

Fitness Challenge to Baghdad

Navy Reservists of USTRANSCOM's JIOCTRANS 0169 at Scott Air Force Base have decided to run, walk, swim, bike, or rollerblade 6,681 miles to Baghdad as a salute to deployed service members in Iraq.
Published: Thursday, June 28, 2007
Article Views: 1448      Release #: 070620-1

USTRANSCOM chief of staff to run his 28th Peachtree Road Race July 4th

USTRANSCOM Chief of Staff, Maj. Gen. William Johnson helps bring "a little bit of home" to servicemembers deployed overseas during this 4th of July.
Published: Thursday, June 28, 2007
Article Views: 1504      Release #: 070628-1

USTRANSCOM hosts Battle of Midway observance

USTRANSCOM hosted a Battle of Midway observance June 6 to commemorate the World War II confrontation which changed the war's direction in favor of the United States and the Allies.
Published: Thursday, June 07, 2007
Article Views: 1475      Release #: 070606-1

USTRANSCOM Spouse's Day overwhelming success

USTRANSCOM spouses got a first-hand view of what their partners do at work when they participated in USTRANSCOM Spouse's Day, May 7.
Published: Friday, May 11, 2007
Article Views: 1537      Release #: 070508-1

USTRANSCOM soldiers honored by Association of the U.S. Army

Two USTRANSCOM soldiers and the son of a third were honored by the AUSA Gateway Chapter April 12 during an annual award ceremony at the Missouri Athletic Club in St. Louis.
Published: Thursday, April 26, 2007
Article Views: 1472      Release #: 070426-1

USTRANSCOM employees win American Society of Military Comptroller awards

Four members of the USTRANSCOM's Program Analysis and Financial Management Directorate will receive 2006 Individual Achievement Awards from the American Society of Military Comptrollers .
Published: Thursday, April 19, 2007
Article Views: 1547      Release #: 070418-1

USTRANSCOM completes JLOTS '07 in Guatemala

USTRANSCOM completed a two-month-long joint logistics over-the-shore exercise in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala in March.
Published: Friday, April 13, 2007
Article Views: 1672      Release #: 070411-1

Customer Satisfaction Survey added to Defense Transportation Regulation

A web-based Customer Satisfaction Survey becomes a critical component of the Department of Defense's new personal property program, Families First.
Published: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Article Views: 1597      Release #: 070410-1

Reserve and National Guard leaders meet at USTRANSCOM

The Chiefs of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces and National Guard Adjutants General from across the country met at here at a combined conference hosted by U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), March 28 and 29.
Published: Friday, March 30, 2007
Article Views: 1484      Release #: 070330-1

USTRANSCOM receives Supply Chain Excellence Award

USTRANSCOM received the Global Award for Supply Chain Excellence and the Award for Supply Chain Operational Excellence, March 21, from the Supply Chain Council.
Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Article Views: 1551      Release #: 070328-1

USTRANSCOM Welcome Home Soldier Program

USTRANSCOM Army Element members support their wounded fellow soldiers during their stop-over at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., through the Welcome Home Soldier Program.
Published: Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Article Views: 1469      Release #: 070327-1

US-Korean Exercise tests Mutual Airlift Support Agreement

The U.S. Military and the Republic of Korea exercise the Mutual Airlift Support Agreement for the first time during RSOI 07.
Published: Friday, March 23, 2007
Article Views: 1501      Release #: 070323-1

USTRANSCOM Army Reserve Element wins Excellence in Safety Award

USTRANSCOM's Army Reserve Element will receive Commander's Excellence in Safety Award from the the Army Reserve Command.
Published: Friday, March 23, 2007
Article Views: 1456      Release #: 070323-22

Battle of Midway veterans sought

USTRANSCOM will host a 65th anniversary observation of the Battle of Midway on Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Published: Friday, March 16, 2007
Article Views: 1487      Release #: 070316-1

USTRANSCOM Sailor receives Navy League’s Award of Excellence

The Navy League of the United States, St. Louis Council, presented their 2006 Navy Enlisted Person Award of Excellence to USTRANSCOM sailor Petty Officer 2nd Class Elliott Riley.
Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Article Views: 1524      Release #: 070223-1

Campaign Drug Free

Master Chief Petty Officer Stephen Hughes and fellow military members of USTRANSCOM help bolster the war on drugs with a presentation at Scott Elementary School.
Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Article Views: 1472      Release #: 070305-1

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