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USTRANSCOM commander formally thanks 104 commercial transportation partners

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. (USTCNS) --- Air Force Gen. John Handy, commander, U.S. Transportation Command, awarded a USTRANSCOM Certificate of Appreciation to 104 commercial transportation partners for their service to the U.S. Armed Forces in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

The certificates cite the air, sea and surface transportation partners as an integral part of the overall Defense Transportation System who assisted USTRANSCOM in providing timely, efficient and coordinated movement of troops and equipment. USTRANSCOM, aided greatly by industry, has transported more than 885,000 passengers, and over 2.5 million tons of equipment and supplies in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

The 104 commercial partners included bus and airline passenger carriers; railroad, motor and ocean cargo carriers; container, ship and port authorities, and stevedores and labor relations associations as nominated by USTRANSCOM components, the Air Mobility Command, the Military Sealift Command and the Military Traffic Management Command. In alphabetic order, they are:

ABF Freight Systems Inc. - Ft. Smith, AR
Ace Transportation Inc. - Broussard, LA
Air Transport Association - Washington DC
Air Transport International - Little Rock, AR
American Airlines - Dallas, TX
American Automar - Bethesda, MD
American Cargo Transport, Inc. - Seattle, WA
American Overseas Marine Corporation - Quincy, MA
American President Lines - Oakland, CA
American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier - Montvale, NJ
American Trans Air - Indianapolis, IN
Arrow Air - Miami, FL
Arrow Trailways of Texas - Killeen, TX
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings - Purchase, NY
ATS Specialized Inc. - St. Cloud, MN
Baggett Transportation Company - Birmingham, AL
Burlington Northern & Santa Fe - Fort Worth, TX
Canadian Pacific Railway - Calagary, AB
Central Delivery Service - Beltsville, MD
Central Gulf Lines, Inc. - New York, NY
Cole Motorsports, Inc. dba CMI - Douglasville, GA
Continental Airlines - Houston, TX
Cooper/T. Smith Stevedoring, Inc. - Norfolk, VA
CrossRoad Carriers Intermodal Brokerage - Stone Mountain, GA
Crowley Liner Service - Jacksonville, FL
CRST Logistics Inc. - Cedar Rapids, IA
CSX Transportation Inc. - Jacksonville, FL
Dallas ans Mavis Specialized Carrier Co. - Kenosha, WI
Delta Air Lines - Atlanta, GA
DHL Airways - Barrington, IL
Dixieland Tours - New Orleans, LA
Eagle Global Logistics - Houston, TX
Evergreen International Airlines - McMinnville, OR
Federal Express - Memphis, TN
FedEx Custom Critical - Union, OH
Florida East Coast Railway St. - Augustine, FL
Gemini Air Cargo - Dulles, VA
Georgia Ports Authority - Savannah, GA
Gokey & Quinn Bus Lines - Harvard, MA
Hawaiian Airlines - Honolulu, HI
Intermine, Inc. - New Orleans, LA
International Longshore & Warehouse Union - San Francisco, CA
International Longshoreman's Association - New York, NY
Interocean Ugland Management Corporation - Voorhees, NJ
Jacksonville Seaport Authority - Jacksonville, FL
Kalitta Air - Ypsilanti, MI
Kansas City Southern - Kansas City, MO
Keystone Shipping Services - Bala Cynwyd, PA
Landstar, Inc. - Jacksonville, FL
Lykes Lines - Tampa, FL
Lynden Air Cargo - Anchorage, AK
Maersk Lines, Limited - Norfolk, VA
Marine Terminals Corp - Oakland, CA
Marine Transport Lines, Inc. - Weehawken, NJ
Mercer Transportation Company - Louisville, KY
Miami Air International - Miami, FL
Mormac Marine Enterprises, Inc. - Stamford, CT
Norfolk Southern Corporation - Norfolk, VA
North American Airlines - Jamaica, NY
North Carolina State Ports Authority - Wilmington, NC
Northwest Airlines - Eagan, MN
Ocean Shipholdings, Inc. - Houston, TX
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc - Thomasville, NC
Omni Air International - Tulsa, OK
Omni Air International - Tulsa, OK
Overnite Transportation Co - Richmond, VA
Owen-Kennedy Inc. - Piedmont, SC
P & N Ports of Texas - Oakland, CA
P&O Nedlloyd - Portsmouth, VA
Paducah & Louisville Railway Inc. - Paducah, KY
Patriot Contract Services, LLC - Walnut Creek, CA
Polar Air Cargo, Inc. - Purchase, NY
Port of Beaumont - Beaumont, TX
Port of Corpus Christi Authority - Corpus Christi, TX
Port of Hueneme - Port Hueneme, CA
Port of Long Beach Long Beach, CA
Port of Tacoma - Tacoma, WA
R&R Trucking Inc. - Duenweg, MO
Ready Transportation Inc. - Griffith, IN
Red River Shipping Corporation - Rockville, MD
Roadway Express Inc - Akron, OH
San Diego Unified Port District - San Diego, CA
Sealift, Inc. - Oyster Bay, NY
Sierra Trailways of Texas - South Houston, TX
South Carolina State Ports Authority - Charleston, SC
Southern Air - Norwalk, CT
Stevedoring Services of America - Seattle, WA
Stevens Shipping & Terminal Company - Savannah, GA
Stillwater Central Railroad - Stillwater, OK
Sureride Charters - National City, CA
T.F. Boyle Transportation Inc. - Billerica, MA
Totem Ocean, Trailer Express, Inc. - Federal Way, WA
Tri-State Motor Transit Company - Joplin, MO
Union Pacific Railroad - Omaha, NE
United Airlines - Chicago, IL
United Traffic Services Kansas City, MO
UPS Airlines - Louisville, KY
US Airways - Arlington, VA
Van Ommeren Shipping, LLC - Stamford, CT
Virginia Port Authority - Norfolk, VA
Waterman Steamship Corporation - New Orleans, LA
Wisconsin Central System - Rosemont, IL
World Airways - Peachtree City, GA
Yellow Transportation Inc. - Overland Park, KS

Established in 1987, USTRANSCOM is one of nine unified combatant commands. Today, USTRANSCOM provides the synchronized transportation, distribution, and sustainment, which enables projecting and maintaining national power where needed; with the greatest speed and agility; with the highest efficiency; and with the most reliable level of trust and accuracy.
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