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2023 News Archive (17)

Government and maritime industry executives discuss readiness

Officials from the Department of Defense and Department of Transportation, and executives from the U.S. maritime industry met in New Orleans last week to discuss wartime readiness and strengthen their strategic relationships.
Published: Monday, March 20, 2023
Article Views: 117      Release #: 20230320-1

USTRANSCOM annual award winners

Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, and Navy Fleet Master Chief Donald Myrick, USTRANSCOM senior enlisted leader, announced the command’s 2022 annual award winners during a recognition ceremony March 16.
Published: Friday, March 17, 2023
Article Views: 131      Release #: 20230317-1

USTRANSCOM commander stresses importance of logistical dominance

Preserving our logistical dominance is key to maintaining our strategic advantage, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) Commander Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost said at the 14th Annual Defense Programs Conference March 15.
Published: Thursday, March 16, 2023
Article Views: 158      Release #: 20230316-1

Ultimate Caduceus tests US’ life-saving aeromedical capabilities

U.S. Transportation Command kicked off Ultimate Caduceus today to assess the Defense Department’s aeromedical evacuation and critical care air transport capabilities.
Published: Monday, March 13, 2023
Article Views: 243      Release #: 20230313-1

MSC: United, we sail

Military Sealift Command is the Naval Component to U.S. Transportation Command, delivering agile, persistent and innovative maritime logistics solutions to the Navy and joint force.
Published: Monday, March 13, 2023
Article Views: 142      Release #: 20230313-2

USTRANSCOM Ramps Up Collaboration to Implement Global Household Goods Contract

United States Transportation Command is gaining momentum on its efforts to begin a phased launch of personal property shipments moving under the Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) in September of 2023.
Published: Thursday, March 09, 2023
Article Views: 1153      Release #: 20230309-1

Col. Zachary Hall enshrined on USTRANSCOM memorial wall

Family, friends and colleagues of Air Force Col. Zachary Hall came together March 3, for a memorial plaque dedication ceremony in honor of his legacy at U.S. Transportation Command.
Published: Thursday, March 09, 2023
Article Views: 278      Release #: 20230309-2

Women leaders discuss benefits of military service

In celebration of Women's History Month, top women military leaders discussed the importance of recruiting and retaining the best and most competent personnel in the military.
Published: Tuesday, March 07, 2023
Article Views: 279      Release #: 20230307-1

Women in the military: Moving beyond ‘firsts’

Be intentional about encouraging your peers and mentoring those following your path. It will take continuous engagement to reach a place where there are no more “firsts” or “onlys” left … where women are simply a foundational part of every team at every level — before, beside and behind each of us.
Published: Monday, March 06, 2023
Article Views: 276      Release #: 20230306-1

A look inside the world’s largest military terminal

On the west bank of the Cape Fear River lies the largest ammunition port in the nation: Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU). While MOTSU encompasses over 16,000 acres in Brunswick County, North Carolina, the secretive port is barely seen or heard from beyond its border, except for two colossal cranes that peak over the horizon.
Published: Monday, February 27, 2023
Article Views: 748      Release #: 20230227-1

SDDC: Delivering on time, on target, every time

When U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) needs to deliver by surface, it calls on the Surface Warriors of the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC).
Published: Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Article Views: 586      Release #: 20230215-1

USTRANSCOM strengthens partnerships in the Middle East

Air Force Gen. Van Ovost, USTRANSCOM commander, and Fleet Master Chief Donald Myrick, USTRANSCOM senior enlisted leader, traveled to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait last week to deepen military-to-military and international relationships, as well as enhance interoperability, flexibility and capabilities within the region.
Published: Monday, February 13, 2023
Article Views: 738      Release #: 20230213-1

USTRANSCOM delivers Urban Search and Rescue teams to Türkiye

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), in coordination with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is transporting two Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams and a critical aid package to Türkiye, following the devastating earthquakes that occurred on Feb. 5.
Published: Tuesday, February 07, 2023
Article Views: 1137      Release #: 20230207-1

Staff-to-Staff talks focus on operations in the Indo-Pacific, ensuring a free and open region

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) leaders met to better align operational plans in support of the National Defense Strategy during staff-to-staff talks Jan. 24-25, in Hawaii.
Published: Friday, February 03, 2023
Article Views: 821      Release #: 20230203-1

USTRANSCOM sends more than 60 Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Ukraine

U.S. Transportation Command is delivering the first shipment of Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Ukraine as part of the United States’ $2.85 billion military aid agreement announced earlier this year.
Published: Monday, January 30, 2023
Article Views: 9035      Release #: 20230130-2

The journey ahead: Dawson promoted to Senior Executive Service ranks

Gen. Van Ovost promoted Andy Dawson to the Senior Executive Service ranks Jan. 18. Upon receiving this promotion, Dawson will oversee the successful completion of permanent change of stations for thousands of military members, civilian employees, and their families every year.
Published: Thursday, January 19, 2023
Article Views: 1284      Release #: 20230119-1

AMC: Bringing lethality to the warfighter

Military forces cannot operate for an extended period without a robust flow of supplies. But when time is critical, such as delivering humanitarian aid after crisis strikes or move military equipment across the globe — no one does it better than Air Mobility Command.
Published: Thursday, January 12, 2023
Article Views: 1328      Release #: 20230112-1
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