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Oct. 24, 2018

America Must Guard Transportation/Logistics Advantage

The National Defense Strategy recognizes the importance of this global logistics network, said Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John Broadmeadow, the deputy commander of U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, at the National Defense Transportation Association meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.

April 25, 2018

Airmen Transport Emergency Vehicles to Guatemala

An Air Force C-17 Globemaster III crew from Travis Air Force Base, California, delivered a much-needed ambulance and firetruck to the people of Tecpan, Guatemala.

April 10, 2018

Transcom Projects, Sustains Power in Changing World, Commander Says

U.S. Transportation Command remains a critical element in national capability, but challenges exist in an evolving security environment, the Transcom commander said during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.

March 8, 2018

Transcom Stands Ready To Respond, But Future Is Concerning, Commander Says

The ability to deploy a decisive force is essential because “size and lethality of the force is of little consequence if we can’t get it where it needs to go when we want it there,” the commander of U.S. Transportation Command said.

Oct. 5, 2017

Over 11,000 DoD Personnel Aid Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Efforts

Puerto Rico's governor said more than 11,000 Defense Department personnel now are in Puerto Rico, helping the U.S. territory recover from the wrath of Hurricane Maria in the areas of logistics, medical support and aviation.

Oct. 2, 2017

Shipment of Household Goods, Vehicles Consolidates Under Transcom

U.S. Transportation Command is now the single manager of the Defense Personal Property Program, which oversees the Defense Department's household goods and privately owned vehicle shipment programs.

Sept. 28, 2017

DoD Provides Update on Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Defense Department continues to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency's objectives to assess hospital needs in Puerto Rico and establish an island-wide commodities distribution plan, a DoD spokesman said.

Sept. 27, 2017

DoD Officials Provide Update on Hurricane Relief Efforts

A Defense Department spokesman said that in Puerto Rico, enhanced communications and completed assessments are providing a clearer picture of the extent of the storm damage and the magnitude of the response challenge.

May 3, 2017

Transcom Commander: Growing Global Complexities Require Global Organization

The commander of U.S. Transportation Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee the world is becoming ever more interconnected, and the U.S. military must be a global force to meet the challenges of an interconnected planet.

April 4, 2017

Transcom’s Commander Calls for Innovative Thinkers to Prepare for Future

Speaking at the Navy League's annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition, the commander of U.S. Transportation Command called on future military leaders to think and lead differently to meet coming challenges.

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