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U.S. Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III

U.S. Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser IIIAir Force Gen. William M. Fraser III, 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. Fraser assumed command in October 2011, instituting new practices to make the command more effective, efficient and customer-focused.

Transcom Transforms for Changing Global Requirements

Putting in place the most-sweeping strategic planning effort in U.S. Transportation Command’s 25-year history, Air Force Gen. William M. Fraser III, Transcom commander, said his organization is revolutionizing the way the military deploys, sustains and redeploys its forces. 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