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2016 News Archive (25)

Quarterly Component Commanders Conference

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Gen. Darren McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command, recently held the quarterly Component Commander’s Conference at Joint Base Charleston
Published: Thursday, December 22, 2016
Article Views: 1294      Release #: 20161222-1

Championing an Innovative, Diverse, and Agile Workforce at the November TRANSCOM Show

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November’s TRANSCOM show featured Priority 4 Champion, Ms. Gail Jorgenson, and Priority 4 Lead, Col Shawn Campbell.
Published: Thursday, December 22, 2016
Article Views: 1532      Release #: 20161222-2

USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines 7th Edition

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The 7th Edition of USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines is now available.
Published: Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Article Views: 851      Release #: 20161221-1

USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines 6th Edition

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The 6th Edition of USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines is now available.
Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Article Views: 872      Release #: 20161129-1

Evolving for Tomorrow through Additive Manufacturing

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What if a technology existed that allowed troops at forward-operating locations to manufacture aircraft parts, tank treads and ship components, on the spot, anytime, anywhere, at the touch of a button? Is this science fiction or a future reality?
Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Article Views: 1879      Release #: 20161129-2

Gen. McDew presents first Commander’s Innovation Challenge Award

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Gen. Darren W. McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command, recently presented the Commander’s Innovation Challenge Awards.
Published: Monday, November 07, 2016
Article Views: 1202      Release #: 20161107-1

Gen. McDew presents Commander’s Innovation Showcase Award

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Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command, presented the Commander’s Innovation Showcase Award and honorable mentions for the third quarter on Oct. 18, 2016.
Published: Friday, November 04, 2016
Article Views: 1083      Release #: 20161104-1

USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines, 5th Edition

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Here is the 5th Edition of USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines, a summary of recent activity on Capitol Hill with a focus on USTRANSCOM equities.
Published: Friday, October 14, 2016
Article Views: 866      Release #: 20161014-1

USTRANSCOM Hosts Inaugural Wargame

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Last week, leaders from across U.S. Transportation Command, its components, subordinate commands and distribution partners gathered at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois for USTRANSCOM’s first wargame.
Published: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Article Views: 1252      Release #: 20161012-1

USTRANSCOM Focuses on Cyber Preparedness and Resiliency in Two-Day Discussion about Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity remains a hot topic for the U.S. government and its commercial partners. U.S. Transportation Command is no different. The command is committed to advancing cyber-domain capabilities to ensure its ability to operate freely in an increasingly contested cyber domain.
Published: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Article Views: 3053      Release #: 20160927-1

USTRANSCOM Releases its Strategy for Future Success

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U.S. Transportation Command’s new command strategy is now available!
Published: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Article Views: 2475      Release #: 20160922-1

Teammate Spotlight: USTRANSCOM Liaison Officer Conference

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U.S. Transportation Command recently held a Liaison Officer (LNO) Conference at Scott AFB for 20 different LNOs stationed with other combatant commands, collocated with the Joint Staff, interagency organizations, and the Defense Logistics Agency.
Published: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Article Views: 1372      Release #: 20160922-2

USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' "Dome Lines," 4th Edition

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Here is the 4th Edition of USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' "Dome Lines," a summary of recent activity on Capitol Hill with a focus on USTRANSCOM equities.
Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Article Views: 2614      Release #: 20160921-1

Gen. McDew presents Commander’s Innovation Showcase Award

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Gen. Darren W. McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command, presented the Commander’s Innovation Showcase Award and honorable mention recognition for the second quarter on June 20, 2016.
Published: Thursday, September 15, 2016
Article Views: 5097      Release #: 20160915-1

Customs Brokerage Documentation Adds New Capability to DTS

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U.S. Transportation Command improves upon a Defense Transportation System capability to better support our Foreign Military Sales customers
Published: Monday, September 12, 2016
Article Views: 1701      Release #: 20160912-1

New Contracting Tool Saves TCAQ an Estimated $1.5 Million in Lost Productivity

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U.S. Transportation Command acquisition professionals currently spend approximately 15 percent of their time filing, storing, transporting and maintaining binders full of contracting documents.
Published: Thursday, September 01, 2016
Article Views: 1892      Release #: 20160901-1

The International Four Days Marches Nijmegen

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Marching for miles and miles may be a requirement for military training, but for someone to travel halfway around the world to march 40 kilometers a day, for four days, carrying a 22-pound pack, while on leave, they must have something to prove.
Published: Monday, August 29, 2016
Article Views: 1104      Release #: 20160829-1

The August Transporter is now available

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The August 2016 Transporter is now available online. Hard copies will be available throughout the command during the first full week of August.
Published: Friday, July 29, 2016
Article Views: 965      Release #: 20160729-1

USTRANSCOM hosts Senior Enlisted Leaders

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U.S. Transportation Command’s Senior Enlisted Leader, Chief Master Sgt. Matthew M. Caruso, hosted senior enlisted leaders from USTRANSCOM and its component and subordinate commands at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, for Senior Enlisted Leader Day July 21.
Published: Monday, July 25, 2016
Article Views: 1254      Release #: 20160725-1

Army 241st Birthday run

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U.S. Transportation Command and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Army members participated in the Army’s 241st Birthday run, June 10, on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
Published: Friday, June 10, 2016
Article Views: 888      Release #: 20160610-1

Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Caruso takes on role of USTRANSCOM SEL

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Gen. Darren. W. McDew, commander U.S. Transportation Command, passed the command’s guidon to the new Senior Enlisted Leader Chief Master Sgt. Matthew M. Caruso during a May 10 ceremony.
Published: Thursday, May 12, 2016
Article Views: 1403      Release #: 20160512-1

U.S. Transportation Command earns joint meritorious unit award

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Gen. Darren W. McDew, U.S. Transportation Command commander, presented the service members and civilians of USTRANSCOM Feb. 11, with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award for exceptionally meritorious service - the 11th such award since 1987.
Published: Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Article Views: 1958      Release #: 20160310-1

USTRANSCOM remembers first commander

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Gen. Darren W. McDew, commander, U.S. Transportation Command shared the news on the passing of Gen. Duane H. Cassidy, Feb. 8 at the age of 82, with members of the command in the following message:
Published: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Article Views: 1388      Release #: 20160225-1

The February Transporter is here

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You can now get the February 2016 Transporter here. Just go to Command Information, Transporter Archive, then click on Current.
Published: Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Article Views: 1006      Release #: 160201-1

USTRANSCOM, DLA join forces for rapid global logistics response

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U.S. Transportation Command and the Defense Logistics Agency have joined efforts to provide even greater logistics responsiveness to regional combatant commanders during times of crisis.
Published: Friday, January 22, 2016
Article Views: 2277      Release #: 160122-1

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