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2019 News Archive (43)

Seeking a culture of process improvement based on own and others’ successes and failures drives the U.S. Transportation Command’s Joint Lessons Learned Program

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“To improve USTRANSCOM’s mission and operations, the command must learn from its own successes and failures, as well as those from others,” stated Hayes. “If not, warfighter readiness will be impacted.”
Published: Monday, December 09, 2019
Article Views: 1475      Release #: 20191209-1

USTRANSCOM employee retires after 40 years of federal civil service

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U.S. Army Col. Chad Callis, inspector general, U.S. Transportation Command, presents Deborah Anthony, chief, Assessments and Audits, Office of the Inspector General, with a certificate recognizing her 40 years of federal civil service during her Dec. 2 retirement ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. (USTRANSCOM photo by Stephenie Wade)
Published: Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Article Views: 1653      Release #: 20191203-1

U.S. Transportation Command oversees strategic theater patient movement, ensuring aeromedical evacuation of our wounded warriors from abroad to America

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U.S. Transportation Command, the Department of Defense’s single manager for global patient movement, had a significant role in organizing and executing the unique, strategic theater AE mission referred to as REACH 797.
Published: Monday, December 02, 2019
Article Views: 1963      Release #: 20191202-1

Optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of U.S. Transportation Command through the process of change

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For the past eight years, Roach has led the command’s CM efforts, but her involvement with the organization’s change journey with this capability dates back to 2006.
Published: Monday, November 18, 2019
Article Views: 1617      Release #: 20191118-1

Collaborating talent to embrace technological change, solutions

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U.S. Transportation Command is embracing technology and processes to solve future problems.
Published: Friday, November 15, 2019
Article Views: 1281      Release #: 20191115-1

USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines Oct. 2019

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USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines Oct. 2019
Published: Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Article Views: 1362      Release #: 20191112-1

USTRANSCOM recognizes U.S. Marine Corps' Birthday

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USTRANSCOM recognizes U.S. Marine Corps' Birthday
Published: Friday, November 08, 2019
Article Views: 1208      Release #: 20191108-1

USTRANSCOM hosts first Senior Enlisted Leader Summit

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USTRANSCOM hosts first Senior Enlisted Leader Summit
Published: Friday, November 08, 2019
Article Views: 1244      Release #: 20191108-1

Former Pro Quarterback Eric Hipple discussed his journey from trauma to triumph during U.S. Transportation Command presentation

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Hipple's hour-long presentation at U.S. Transportation Command can be accessed at https://youtu.be/3F2fADXozb0/.
Published: Wednesday, November 06, 2019
Article Views: 1294      Release #: 20191106-1

Data automation allows team to focus on analysis

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Data automation allows team to focus on analysis
Published: Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Article Views: 1871      Release #: 20191105-1

U.S. Transportation Command coordinates theater patient movement, the most critical part of the aeromedical evacuation process

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As the Department of Defense’s single manager for global patient movement, one of its five Unified Command Plan responsibilities, U.S. Transportation Command conducts this vital, lifesaving mission employing the U.S. Air Force’s aeromedical evacuation construct that ensures comprehensive, in-transit treatment for the injured and ill.
Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Article Views: 1586      Release #: 20191030-1

U.S. Transportation Command recognized by the National Security Agency for setting the standard in securing, safeguarding, and strengthening its cyber infrastructure

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Established 30 years ago, these annual awards for outstanding organizational and individual excellence in cybersecurity are named for American cryptologic trailblazer Frank B. Rowlett, who served as a founding father of NSA in November 1952.
Published: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Article Views: 2120      Release #: 20191024-1

Premier, world-class defense logistics forum kicks off Monday in St. Louis

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Premier, world-class defense logistics forum kicks off Monday in St. Louis
Published: Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Article Views: 1425      Release #: 20191002-1

Moving America’s ill, injured warfighters safely, securely, and soundly

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Moving America’s ill, injured warfighters safely, securely, and soundly
Published: Monday, September 30, 2019
Article Views: 1960      Release #: 20190930-1

USTRANSCOM hosts Team Scott's senior enlisted

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USTRANSCOM hosts Team Scott's senior enlisted
Published: Friday, September 27, 2019
Article Views: 1354      Release #: 20190927-1

Recognizing and acting on a cry for help to prevent the tragedy of suicide

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On a daily basis, an average of 123 suicides occur in America, resulting in it being the 10th leading cause of death in our nation.
Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Article Views: 1260      Release #: 20190924-1

U.S. Transportation Command Begins Large-Scale Sealift Readiness Exercise

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U.S. Transportation Command Begins Large-Scale Sealift Readiness Exercise
Published: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Article Views: 2828      Release #: 20190917-1

USTRANSCOM’s Brisley and Pawlak are Rising Stars

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According to their website, the Government Innovation “Rising Star” Award recognizes “those outstanding early-career individuals who are doing great things today — and who are likely to be filling the senior slots tomorrow.”
Published: Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Article Views: 2026      Release #: 20190904-1

Courses offered at the National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting to address various defense logistics topics and trends

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Those interested in attending the Fall Meeting can register at https://www.ndtahq.com/events/fall-meeting/ and they also have the option to “register now/pay later!”
Published: Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Article Views: 1401      Release #: 20190904-1

Helping wounded airmen recover with dignity, resolve, and resiliency

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Boccher and two other airmen, Maj. (Ret.) Emily Elmore and Staff Sgt. Kevin Greene, participating in the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program, spoke about their resolve, recovery, and resiliency in overcoming mental and physical health issues during a visit to U.S. Transportation Command, Aug. 21.
Published: Monday, August 26, 2019
Article Views: 1317      Release #: 20190826-1

Industry’s critical role in force projection and sustainment to be discussed at the NDTA-USTRANSCOM Fall Meeting

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As one of five keynote speakers, McMahon will discuss the private sector’s critical role providing augmented transportation capacity to support Department of Defense requirements.
Published: Thursday, August 15, 2019
Article Views: 1184      Release #: 20190815-1

Economist to address the economy’s impact on defense logistics at National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting

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Those interested in attending Dr. Mullaly’s presentation and other Fall Meeting activities can register at https://www.ndtahq.com/events/fall-meeting/ and they also have the option to “register now/pay later!”
Published: Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Article Views: 1249      Release #: 20190806-1

USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines July 2019 edition

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USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines July 2019 edition
Published: Friday, August 02, 2019
Article Views: 1342      Release #: 20190802-1

U.S. Transportation Command chaplain helps others lead passionate-driven lives through spirituality and his own example

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Similarly, Wallace credits the spiritual realm in helping him overcome post-traumatic, stress-related depression.
Published: Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Article Views: 1674      Release #: 20190724-1

Retiring admiral advocated for U.S. Transportation Command’s capabilities to project and sustain the joint force anywhere at anytime

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During that timeframe, Clarke led efforts to transform the joint force’s understanding of strategic mobility. He was also instrumental in shifting the command’s mindset from business to warfighting.
Published: Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Article Views: 2623      Release #: 20190723-1

JECC Change of Command

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Jenkins is the seventh JECC Commander and the first Army officer to lead the command.
Published: Friday, July 12, 2019
Article Views: 3197      Release #: 20190712-1

Veteran safety professional ensures safety of command’s personnel and facilities

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Veteran safety professional ensures safety of command’s personnel and facilities
Published: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Article Views: 1233      Release #: 20190710-1

Interactive classes for defense logisticians on tap for 2019 Fall Meeting

Interactive classes for defense logisticians during 2019 Fall Meeting
Published: Wednesday, July 03, 2019
Article Views: 1191      Release #: 20190703-1

Departing U.S. Transportation Command deputy commander championed innovation, challenged the status quo

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Departing USTRANSCOM deputy commander championed innovation, challenged the status quo
Published: Tuesday, July 02, 2019
Article Views: 2214      Release #: 20190702-1

Departed Director of Operations enhanced organizational readiness, put people first

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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Ricky Rupp., served as U.S. Transportation Command’s director of operations the past two years. During that timeframe, Rupp, a 31-year career Airman, led the formation of USTRANSCOM’s Global Operations Center and strengthened the command’s exercise program to ensure warfighting readiness.
Published: Monday, July 01, 2019
Article Views: 2493      Release #: 20190701-1

USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines June 2019 edition

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USTRANSCOM Legislative Affairs' Dome Lines June 2019 edition
Published: Monday, July 01, 2019
Article Views: 1278      Release #: 20190701-2

USTRANSCOM hosts more than 30 countries during annual Turbo Transition symposium (photo only)

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USTRANSCOM hosts more than 30 countries during annual Turbo Transition symposium (photo only)
Published: Friday, June 28, 2019
Article Views: 1931      Release #: 20190628-1

Departing U.S. Transportation Command Chief of Staff worked behind the scenes to move USTRANSCOM forward

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As USTRANSCOM’s sixth Chief of Staff, Maj. Gen. Flournoy served as an adviser and assistant to, and enabler for, the commander and deputy commander.
Published: Monday, June 24, 2019
Article Views: 1608      Release #: 20190624-1

Former USTRANSCOM commanders visit (Photo only)

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Former USTRANSCOM commanders visit (Photo only)
Published: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Article Views: 2119      Release #: 20190613-1

U.S. Transportation Command’s Senior Enlisted Advisor to host leadership discussion on topics impacting global mobility Roundtable to be featured at upcoming, world-class defense logistics summit

The first of three panel discussions, the Senior Enlisted Roundtable, occurring Monday, October 7, 12-1:30 p.m., will focus on leading in the joint environment and executing effective and efficient, globally-integrated mobility operations.
Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Article Views: 1222      Release #: 20190611-1

U.S. Army Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command plans courses for annual defense logistics conference

Individuals interested in attending the Fall Meeting can register at https://www.ndtahq.com/events/fall-meeting/ and also have the option to “register now/pay later!”
Published: Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Article Views: 1437      Release #: 20190604-1

Helping others build their resilience capability to grow and thrive in adversity

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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. encourages those in and out of uniform to change the way they view life’s trials so as to reap the benefits
Published: Monday, June 03, 2019
Article Views: 1356      Release #: 20190603-1

USTRANSCOM JTRU Holds Change of Command Ceremony at Scott Air Force Base

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Council becomes the 13th commander of the JTRU and its Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard reservists.
Published: Monday, June 03, 2019
Article Views: 2130      Release #: 20190603-1

USTRANSCOM and NDTA collaborate to conduct annual, world-class logistics forum

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Military, government, and industry representatives will meet in St. Louis this October to address the present and future of defense transportation
Published: Thursday, May 23, 2019
Article Views: 1305      Release #: 20190523-1

It begins with a culture of dignity, respect, and trust

As Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month ends soon, U.S. Transportation Command’s efforts to prevent negative behavior do not cease
Published: Monday, April 29, 2019
Article Views: 1188      Release #: 20190429-1

Registration kicks off for National Defense Transportation Association-U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting 2019

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After conducting the collaborative event at the Gaylord National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, last year, the NDTA-USTRANSCOM Fall Meeting returns to St. Louis in 2019 and 2020.
Published: Monday, April 22, 2019
Article Views: 1615      Release #: 20190422-1

Lyons visits Military Sealift Command

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Lyons visits Military Sealift Command
Published: Friday, April 19, 2019
Article Views: 1815      Release #: 20190419-1

Ensuring unity of effort moving wounded warfighters from combat to care

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Ensuring unity of effort moving wounded warfighters from combat to care
Published: Friday, April 05, 2019
Article Views: 1726      Release #: 20190405-1

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