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2024 News Archive (18)

USTRANSCOM commander testifies on top readiness concerns

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Sealift and aerial refueling capabilities are top readiness concerns for U.S. Transportation Command, Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost told the Senate Armed Services Committee April 11.
Published: Monday, April 15, 2024
Article Views: 250      Release #: 20240415-1

22nd Air Refueling Wing tests new KC-46 refueling pods

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On March 5, 2024, the 22nd Maintenance Squadron installed its first set of WARPs onto a KC-46. The installation of the pods was overseen by the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC), as well as the 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wings.
Published: Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Article Views: 377      Release #: 20240410-1

USTRANSCOM Honors Strong Commitment to NATO on 75th Anniversary

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U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) proudly celebrates the 75th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), reaffirming its ironclad commitment to the defensive alliance.
Published: Thursday, April 04, 2024
Article Views: 230      Release #: 20240404-1

Global Household Goods Contract domestic phase-in to begin in April

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The Defense Personal Property Management Office (DPMO) at U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), in coordination with military service and U.S. Coast Guard headquarters leadership, has selected 14 initial domestic installations to be the first to award shipments under the new GHC program, where HomeSafe Alliance is the prime vendor.
Published: Tuesday, April 02, 2024
Article Views: 2490      Release #: 20240402-1

USTRANSCOM annual award winners

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Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, and Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, USTRANSCOM command senior enlisted leader, announced the command's 2023 annual award winners.
Published: Friday, March 29, 2024
Article Views: 596      Release #: 20240329-1

Covert couriers: The global logistics behind moving classified material

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In the high-stakes realm of national security, defense couriers are the silent backbone of U.S. Transportation Command, entrusted with the global transport of classified and sensitive material.
Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Article Views: 813      Release #: 20240326-1

The hidden history around Sunny Point

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The Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point, which sits near North Carolina’s Cape Fear River, is one of the largest military terminals in the world. Built during the Korean War, it serves as a transfer point between trucks, railroads, and ships for the movement of weapons, military equipment, and ammunition.
Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Article Views: 521      Release #: 20240326-1

MV Roy P. Benavidez departs in support of JLOTS mission

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The Bob Hope-class MV Roy P. Benavidez (T-AKR 306), a large, medium speed roll-on, roll-off ship, departed its pier in Newport News, Virginia, March 21, carrying heavy equipment and material needed to construct a temporary pier to support the flow of multinational humanitarian aid into Gaza.
Published: Thursday, March 21, 2024
Article Views: 750      Release #: 20240321-1

ROK Air Force, USTRANSCOM exercise Mutual Support Agreement

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SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. —The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) and U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) exercised a longstanding Mutual Airlift Support Agreement (MASA) in support of Korea Rotation Force ’24, February 28 - March 2.
Published: Tuesday, March 05, 2024
Article Views: 807      Release #: 20240305-1

USTRANSCOM Liaison Officer Conference Builds Connections, Strengthens Global Coordination

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SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) held its Liaison Officer (LNO) Conference Feb. 27 through Mar. 1, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The conference brought together USTRANSCOM military and civilian personnel who represent the command across the ten other combatant commands.
Published: Friday, March 01, 2024
Article Views: 750      Release #: 20240301-1

USTRANSCOM analysts receive Gen. Tuttle Award

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Roy Longley, a senior analyst at U.S. Transportation Command, and Bryan Spaunhorst, capabilities development and requirements manager at USTRANSCOM, were recognized with the Gen. William G. T. Tuttle, Jr. Award for Business Acumen in Defense and Government at the National Defense Industrial Association Logistics Forum on Feb. 7.
Published: Friday, February 09, 2024
Article Views: 1166      Release #: 20240209-1

USTRANSCOM champions logistics mobility, data analytics to bolster integrated deterrence

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U.S. Transportation Command’s deputy commander, Army Lt. Gen. John Sullivan, addressed government and industry leaders at the National Logistics Forum on Feb. 7, discussing strategic mobility’s critical role in bolstering national and global security.
Published: Friday, February 09, 2024
Article Views: 1250      Release #: 20240209-1

MSC chartered ship MV Ocean Gladiator arrives at McMurdo Station ice-pier to begin cargo offload in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2024

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The Military Sealift Command chartered ship MV Ocean Gladiator has arrived at the ice-pier at McMurdo Station, Antarctica in support of the annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station, Antarctica; Operation Deep Freeze 2024.
Published: Thursday, January 25, 2024
Article Views: 1320      Release #: 20240125-1

USTRANSCOM hosts combatant command C4 cyber roundtable

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U.S. Transportation Command hosted cyber military leaders at the Command, Control, Communications, and Cyber Systems (C4) Roundtable on Jan. 18.
Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Article Views: 1722      Release #: 20240123-1

Army logistics symposium examines future large joint-force deployment operations

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The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command kicked off the new year by hosting its annual Deployment and Distribution Synchronization Symposium, or D2S2, here Jan. 10-11 to synchronize requirements to support a large joint-force deployment operation in a contested environment.
Published: Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Article Views: 1270      Release #: 20240123-1

Global mission, strategic vision: SEAC Black's in-depth visit to USTRANSCOM

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Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (SEAC), Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, visited U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) on Jan. 9, 2024, to gain a deeper understanding of the combatant command's global mission and how it supports the National Defense Strategy.
Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Article Views: 1363      Release #: 20240117-1

MSC-chartered ships arrive at halfway points in journey to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2024

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Two Military Sealift Command chartered ships have arrived at the halfway points in their journeys to journey to McMurdo Station, Antarctica and their support of the annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station, Antarctica; Operation Deep Freeze 2024.
Published: Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Article Views: 1471      Release #: 20240110-1

USTRANSCOM deputy commander delivers keynote on contested logistics at DOD Maintenance Symposium

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Army Lt. Gen. John Sullivan spoke at the 2023 Department of Defense Maintenance Symposium, held Dec. 18-21, where maintainers from across the Department of Defense, industry and academia gathered to discuss the pacing of national security threats to the sustainment enterprise.
Published: Friday, January 05, 2024
Article Views: 1970      Release #: 20240105-1

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