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2015 News Archive (26)

Japanese journalist interviews Brig. Gen. Butikofer (PHOTOS ONLY)

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Yoichi Kato, national security correspondent from the Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun, center, interviewed Brig. Gen. Mitchel H Butikofer, director, Command, Control, Communications and Cyber Systems, USTRANSCOM, Dec. 15.
Published: Thursday, December 17, 2015
Article Views: 1252      Release #: 151227-1

Commander’s Innovation Showcase Award

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U.S. Air Force General Darren W. McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command, recently presented two Airmen of the 436th Maintenance Squadron’s (MXS) Production Team, Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, with the Commander’s Innovation Showcase award.
Published: Friday, December 11, 2015
Article Views: 1665      Release #: 151211-1

Marines Celebrate 240th Birthday (PHOTOS ONLY)

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Marines assigned to U.S. Transportation Command celebrated the Marine Corps 240th Birthday with the traditional cake-cutting ceremony Nov. 6 in the Seay Auditorium.
Published: Monday, November 09, 2015
Article Views: 1184      Release #: 151109-1

Doing Business With TRANSCOM

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A team of USTRANSCOM professionals led by the Change Management staff recently undertook the daunting process of building new external web pages to replace the aged current site.
Published: Friday, October 23, 2015
Article Views: 1382      Release #: 151023-1

Army Staff Sergeant earns German military proficiency badge

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Army Staff Sgt. Timothy Smythe, U.S. Transportation Command, recently earned the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency, one of the few approved foreign awards authorized for wear by members of U.S. armed forces.
Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Article Views: 1362      Release #: 150923-1

USTRANSCOM hosts fourth non-lethal weapons FAMFIRE event

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Air Force Capt. Desmond Foong stood in a grassy field, handing over the contents of his pockets, and his watch to two men who then grabbed his wrists.
Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Article Views: 1263      Release #: 150921-1

Kittler Takes Command of JTRU, Becomes Reserve Affairs Advisor for USTRANSCOM

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Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael D. Kim relinquished command of Joint Transportation Reserve Unit (JTRU) to Air Force Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Kittler in a ceremony Sept. 12 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Published: Monday, September 14, 2015
Article Views: 1240      Release #: 150914-1

Assumption of command Transporter special issue

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Catch the SPECIAL EDITION of the Transporter, dedicated to the assumption of command ceremony.
Published: Thursday, September 03, 2015
Article Views: 1305      Release #: 150903-1

The September Transporter is here

You can now get the Transporter here. Just click on the icon on the bottom right under the image to link to the Transporter pages on our Flickr site.
Published: Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Article Views: 1493      Release #: 150901-1

McDew assumes command of U.S. Transportation Command

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. - Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew assumed command of U.S. Transportation Command, today during a ceremony on the base parade field.
Published: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Article Views: 1447      Release #: 150826-1

Turbo Distribution exercise brings joint service team together to assess port opening capabilities

A military and civilian joint service team deployed here this week for U.S. Transportation Command's assessment of Joint Task Force Port Opening airport and distribution operations.
Published: Friday, July 24, 2015
Article Views: 1648      Release #: 150724-1

July Transporter is here

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You can now get the July Transporter here. Just click on the icon on the bottom right under the image to link to the Transporter pages on our Flickr site.
Published: Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Article Views: 1209      Release #: July 2015 Trans

USTRANSCOM hosts WWII and Korean War veterans

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U.S. Transportation Command hosted two very special guests June 12, David D. Schaper and John Werner, residents of Briarchrest Estates, a retirement community in Ballwin, Missouri.
Published: Monday, June 15, 2015
Article Views: 1185      Release #: 150615-1

McDew Receives Nomination to Lead USTRANSCOM

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that President Barack Obama has nominated Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew to relieve Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva as commander, U.S. Transportation Command.
Published: Friday, June 05, 2015
Article Views: 1456      Release #: 150605-1

June Transporter is here

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You can now get the Transporter here. Just click on the icon on the bottom right under the image to link to the Transporter pages on our Flickr site.
Published: Monday, June 01, 2015
Article Views: 1385      Release #: June 2015 Trans

Moving Matters! Make Yours a Smooth Move This Summer

We've all experienced a permanent change of station move. The way that you plan and execute your move matters. Success, for the most part depends on a member's active participation at origin, and destination before pick-up, during the move and destination
Published: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Article Views: 1480      Release #: 150513-1

Joint Task Force-Port Opening Provides Mobility Solutions During Turbo Distribution Exercise

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Leveraging partner engagements and combatant command military exercises, TD 15-4 delivered mobility solutions to an exercise Combined Joint Task Force, while contributing to USTRANSCOM’s future organic readiness.
Published: Monday, May 11, 2015
Article Views: 1698      Release #: 150511-1

USTRANSCOM J2 team earns Excellence in Government award

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The Greater St. Louis Federal Executive Board presented the 2015 Excellence in Government awards May 7 at the Orlando Gardens in St. Louis.
Published: Thursday, May 07, 2015
Article Views: 1318      Release #: 150507-1

May Transporter is here

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You can now get the Transporter here http://www.transcom.mil/documents/transporter/transporter.pdf. Just find the page you want to read and click on the icon on the bottom right under the image.
Published: Friday, May 01, 2015
Article Views: 1277      Release #: May 2015 Trans

April Transporter is here

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You can now get the Transporter here. Just find the page you want to read and click on the icon on the bottom right under the image.
Published: Thursday, April 02, 2015
Article Views: 1184      Release #: April 2015 TR

Turbo Challenge 15 tests command crisis response

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The Department of Defense’s response to multiple, simultaneous crises around the world is quickly becoming the norm. To test its ability to meet the challenges in such contingencies, U.S. Transportation Command held Turbo Challenge 2015.
Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Article Views: 1702      Release #: 150326-1

Gen. Selva visits SOUDA BAY, Greece (PHOTOS ONLY)

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Gen. Paul J. Selva, commander U.S. Transportation Command, visited U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay, Greece March 5, as part of a familiarization tour, which included Italy, Greece, Crete, Israel and Spain. U.S. Navy photos by Mass Commu
Published: Friday, March 06, 2015
Article Views: 1199      Release #: 150306-2

March 2015 Transporter is here, ONLINE

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You can now get the Transporter here. Just find the page you want to read and click on the icon on the bottom right under the image.
Published: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Article Views: 1195      Release #: Mar Trans

Transport Isolation System brings DOD new capability to move patients

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Gen. Paul J. Selva, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, today publicly introduced a new, innovative capability that will allow the Department of Defense to air transport multiple patients with highly infectious diseases.
Published: Friday, January 23, 2015
Article Views: 1304      Release #: 150123-1

Retrograde all-stars meet for AMC/TRANSCOM Day

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Top officials from the U.S. Transportation Command met with their Army Materiel Command counterparts here Jan. 20, on the heels of a successful transition out of Afghanistan.
Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Article Views: 1526      Release #: AMC1

The ‘Spirit of Christmas’ lingers on

The holidays may be fading into the sunset, but the good will spread by a team of U.S. Transportation Command and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command workers will linger for months to come, if not years.
Published: Wednesday, January 07, 2015
Article Views: 1454      Release #: 150107-1

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