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U.S. Transportation Command TRANSCOM

DECEMBER 2012

Commander
U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva

U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul SelvaAir Force Gen. Paul Selva, commander of the U.S. Transportation Command headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., oversees the Defense Department's global air, land and sea transportation and distribution enterprise. Selva assumed command in May 2014.

Hagel Visits Illinois for Transcom Change of Command

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel began a two-day trip to Illinois by participating in the May 5, 2014, U.S. Transportation Command change-of-command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base and welcoming incoming commander Air Force Gen. Paul Selva. Story

Transcom Priorities

Improve Business Model

Transcom Seeks New Efficiencies,
Cost Savings

Airmen and soldiers load a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle onto a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to expedite delivery of the life-saving vehicles to deployed forces, Aug. 25, 2009.U.S. Transportation Command wants to give military decision makers choices in delivery times and cost, particularly as the United States draws down operations in Afghanistan and the Defense Department faces the tightest budget squeeze in more than a decade. Story

Strengthen Partnerships, Relationships

Partnership to Remain Keystone of Transcom’s Success

U.S. Transportation Command relies on the viability of both its organic assets and those of commercial partners to support the Defense Department’s operational requirements, particularly during contingency operations.The partnerships that have enabled U.S. Transportation Command to support wartime operations and other contingencies around the world will remain vital in the post-conflict era, its commander says. Story

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