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2009 News Archive (38)

New commander, new challenges for historic reserve command

As he received the unit flag of the Joint Transportation Reserve Unit from Gen. Duncan McNabb, commander, U. S. Transportation Command, Brig. Gen. David S. Post accepted command of the first Department of Defense-authorized "joint" reserve unit.
Published: Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Article Views: 1566      Release #: 091215-1

USTRANSCOM conducts staff ride to Vicksburg

The U.S. Transportation Command sponsored a staff ride to Vicksburg, Miss., to examine the Civil War joint forces campaign which ended with the surrender of Confederate forces to Union victors July 4,1863.
Published: Friday, December 11, 2009
Article Views: 1694      Release #: 091211

USTRANSCOM coach leads Air Force rugby team to sixth inter-service championship

Air Force Lt. Col. Dan Lockert at the United States Transportation Command has been involved in rugby as a player since 1988 at Auburn and is the Air Force team's coach.
Published: Friday, December 11, 2009
Article Views: 1542      Release #: 091211-2

USTRANSCOM Navy Reservists continue 'mustang' history

A little bit of Navy history was made - and celebrated - in November when one generation of Reserve Limited Duty Officers symbolically passed responsibility for their shared heritage to the next generation of LDOs at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Published: Friday, December 11, 2009
Article Views: 1862      Release #: 091211-3

Hawkins assumes duties as USTRANSCOM SEL

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomas R. Hawkins takes on a new role at U.S. Transportation Command
Published: Friday, December 11, 2009
Article Views: 1650      Release #: 091211-4

Flexibility: The key to airpower...and Space-A

Space-Available travel; or Space-A, can help turn your dreams into reality.
Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Article Views: 1671      Release #: 091125-1

Military Child Education Coalition trains Scott AFB families

The Military Child Education Coalition guides service members and their families in serving the best educational interests of their children.
Published: Friday, November 06, 2009
Article Views: 1668      Release #: 091106

Improved protection for your household goods

Full Replacement Value provides better compensation for loss/damage after a move
Published: Thursday, October 29, 2009
Article Views: 1659      Release #: 091029-1

Deployed to CDDOC: USTRANSCOM Navy reservist helps shape theater logistics

A Navy reservist assigned to USTRANSCOM, was activated and deployed to the CDDOC to "shape theater logistics coordination of movement requirements in the 30 to 120-day movement window (time frame to move troops, equipment and supplies).
Published: Monday, September 14, 2009
Article Views: 1565      Release #: 090914-1

USTRANSCOM staff members join USNS Comfort as she completes 'Continuing Promise'

A group of U.S. Transportation Command staff members were among those "manning the rails" as the USNS Comfort ended her four-month "Continuing Promise 2009" deployment to Latin America and the Carribean.
Published: Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Article Views: 1619      Release #: 090815-1

Ships, planes deliver Stryker brigade to Afghanistan

Military transportation experts used ships and planes to deploy an Army combat unit that arrived in Afghanistan last month, marking a notable milestone for U.S. Transportation Command.
Published: Friday, August 21, 2009
Article Views: 1710      Release #: 090821-1

USTRANSCOM servicemembers visit Rams training camp

The St. Louis Rams invited service men and women from U.S. Transportation Command here as honored guests recently at the team's training facility in Earth City, Mo.
Published: Friday, August 14, 2009
Article Views: 1674      Release #: 090814-1

Exercise tests joint cargo operations

Airmen and soldiers assigned to U.S. Transportation Command's Joint Task Force-Port Opening are participating in Eagle Flag 2009, an Air Expeditionary Center-sponsored exercise.
Published: Friday, August 07, 2009
Article Views: 1619      Release #: 090807

Vice Chairman visits USTRANSCOM

Vice Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff Gen. James E. Cartwright paid a visit to U.S. Transportation Command July 30 to get input for the Department of Defense's Integrated Priority List.
Published: Friday, July 31, 2009
Article Views: 1601      Release #: 090731-1

'Highly qualified expert' joins USTRANSCOM staff

Rick Poff, a highly qualified expert, has joined the staff of U.S. Transportation Command.
Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Article Views: 1680      Release #: 090722-1

Rota and Misawa to return as Patriot Express stops

Beginning Oct. 1, Patriot Express service will return to Misawa Air Base, Japan, and Naval Station Rota, Spain.
Published: Friday, July 17, 2009
Article Views: 1717      Release #: 090717-1

A snowball's chance

Members of U.S. Transportation Command's Acquisition Directorate start the snowball rolling to send care packages to troops in Afghanistan.
Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Article Views: 1561      Release #: 090630-1

British forces focus on JLOTS future

British soldiers observe JLOTS to see how they can move the capability forward to support international relief efforts.
Published: Friday, June 19, 2009
Article Views: 1665      Release #: 090619-01

Second Fleet commander visits JLOTS 2009

Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet, experienced firsthand Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore operations at Camp Lejeune to learn about the multi-service cargo distribution.
Published: Friday, June 19, 2009
Article Views: 1598      Release #: 090619-2

Sailors test the water with INLS at JLOTS exercise

Amphibious Construction Battalion Two uses the new Improved Navy Lighterage System during the Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore exercise at Camp Lejeune.
Published: Friday, June 19, 2009
Article Views: 1626      Release #: 090619-3

Navy lends Army a helping hand

Joint service interoperatibilty and camaraderie ensure success of Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore exercise.
Published: Friday, June 19, 2009
Article Views: 1713      Release #: 090619-4

Sailors excel during Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore

Several Navy commands play a vital part in this exercise by providing sea and shore support to Army counterparts during Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore 2009 at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Published: Thursday, June 18, 2009
Article Views: 1566      Release #: 090618-1

Joint Logistics-Over-the-Shore exercise enhances joint capabilities

JLOTS, a critical military capability that allows equipment and sustainment supplies to reach specific areas without the benefit of a fixed port facility, is now under way at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Article Views: 3159      Release #: 090617-1

General McNabb visits JLOTS

Commander, U.S. Tranportation Command, Air Force Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, visits Camp Lejeune to view Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore operations at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Article Views: 1573      Release #: 090617-2

USNS Seay supports Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore

Military Sealift Command supports the Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore exercise with the giant USNS Seay, a large, medium speed, roll-on/roll-off ship, operated by a crew of civilian mariners.
Published: Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Article Views: 1655      Release #: 090617-3

USTRANSCOM meets challenge of Afghanistan deployments

The landscape of Afghanistan presents special challenges for the deployment and the resupply of American forces.
Published: Tuesday, June 09, 2009
Article Views: 1679      Release #: 090609-1

Hurricane exercise prepares Scott for upcoming season

The impact of hurricanes slamming the Atlantic or Gulf coasts are immediately felt at Scott Air Force Base. To prepare for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins June 1, U.S. Transportation Command led a hurricane response exercise here this week.
Published: Friday, May 29, 2009
Article Views: 1670      Release #: 090529-1

Scott Air Force Base assists in Pakistan relief efforts

morning, two C-17 aircraft flew into Chaklala Air Base, Pakistan, as part of the U.S. Department of Defense support for the Government of Pakistan in helping almost 2 million internally displaced persons.
Published: Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Article Views: 1647      Release #: 090520-1

General McNabb presents Defense award to Anheuser-Busch

The commander of U.S. Transportation Command presents Anheuser-Busch with the Secretary of Defense Outstanding Public Service Award.
Published: Monday, May 18, 2009
Article Views: 1657      Release #: 090518

USTRANSCOM, AMC support South American humanitarian exercise

Juggling competing priorities for precious strategic airlift, U.S. Transportation Command came through for U.S. Southern Command, delivering helos and medical kits
Published: Thursday, April 23, 2009
Article Views: 1675      Release #: 090423-01

Senior Leader Changes at USTRANSCOM

Changes were announced recently in senior leadership positions at U.S. Transportation Command, including deputy commander, director of operations and plans, director for strategy, policy, programs and logistics (TCJ5/4)
Published: Friday, April 17, 2009
Article Views: 1733      Release #: 090417-1

DOD's 'logistics champions' gather at USTRANSCOM

National Guard Adjutants General and representatives of the Chiefs of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces met recently at headquarters U.S. Transportation Command to synchronize their strategic alignment with the command.
Published: Tuesday, April 07, 2009
Article Views: 1554      Release #: 090407-01

DTCI - One year after initial 'go-live' activity

On the first anniversary of DTCI operations, Gen. Duncan J. McNabb and Col. Ronald L. Jackson Jr discuss the program.
Published: Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Article Views: 1742      Release #: 090331-01

Ceremony commemorates 10,000th MRAP surface shipment to USCENTCOM

Military and civilian dignitaries gathered in Charleston, S.C., for a ceremony to commemorate the 10,000th surface shipment of Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles to U.S. Central Command.
Published: Thursday, March 26, 2009
Article Views: 1596      Release #: 090326-01

Mullen: Transportation support is the lifeblood of global operations

Through times of war and change, transportation and logistics support are critical, said the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at a town hall meeting at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Published: Thursday, February 19, 2009
Article Views: 1634      Release #: 090219-1

The DPO's Corporate Services Vision: Learning from e-commerce leaders

The Internet is arguably the most far-reaching innovation that the global population has experienced in recent generations.
Published: Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Article Views: 1674      Release #: 090218-1

USTRANSCOM Port Management Automation project achieves initial capability

U.S. Transportation Command celebrated a milestone as the two key automated information systems coverged and reached initial capability.
Published: Friday, January 16, 2009
Article Views: 1724      Release #: 090116-1

USTRANSCOM commander shares intent as DOD's Distribution Process Owner

Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, has shared his intent as the Department of Defense's Distribution Process Owner in a recent memorandum.
Published: Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Article Views: 1637      Release #: 090113-1

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