U.S. Transportation Command Receives Major Award

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, right, walks with Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander, U.S. Central Command, left, and Air Force Gen. Duncan McNabb, commander U.S. Transportation Command, prior to awarding Transcom with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award during a ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. Transcom received the award for its outstanding ability to deploy combat troops and supplies to Iraq and Afghanistan while simultaneously providing relief effort in Haiti. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, right, walks with Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander, U.S. Central Command, left, and Air Force Gen. Duncan McNabb, commander U.S. Transportation Command, center, prior to awarding Transcom with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award during a ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Crane
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, accompanied by Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander U.S. Central Command, presented the U.S. Transportation Command the Joint Meritorious Award during a ceremony on Scott AFB, Ill., April 1, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan English
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, left, stands with U.S. Air Force General Duncan McNabb, commander U.S. Transportation Command, and U.S Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, prior to presenting Transcom with the  Joint Meritorious Unit Award during a ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates gives his remarks while U.S. Air Force General Duncan McNabb, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, and U.S Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of U.S. Central Command, look on during an awards ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates gives his remarks before presenting the U.S. Transportation Command with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award during a ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. DoD photo by Bob Fehringer
  • U.S Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander, U.S. Central Command, gives his remarks while Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates looks on before honoring the U.S. Transportation Command with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award during a ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and U.S. Air Force General Duncan McNabb, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, stand at attention during a ceremony to present Transcom the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates prepares to attach the Joint Meritorious Unit Award on the U.S. Transportation Command guidon while U.S. Air Force General Duncan McNabb, Transcom's commander, stands at attention during a presentation ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. Transcom received the award for its outstanding ability to deploy combat troops and supplies to Iraq and Afghanistan while simultaneously providing relief effort in Haiti. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Crane
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates attaches the Joint Meritorious Unit Award on the U.S. Transportation Command guidon while U.S. Air Force General Duncan McNabb, Transcom's commander, watches during a ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates congratulates U.S. Air Force General Duncan McNabb, commander U.S. Transportation Command, after attaching the Joint Meritorious Unit Award on the Transcom guidon during a ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the U.S. Transportation Command and guests applaud as Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates congratulates U.S. Air Force General Duncan McNabb, commander U.S. Transportation Command, after attaching the Joint Meritorious Unit Award on the Transcom guidon on Scott Air Force Base, Ill., April 1, 2010. DoD photo by Bob Fehringer
  • U.S Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, Commander of U.S. Central Command, answers questions from members of the press after a ceremony on Scott Air Force Base, Ill, during which Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates presented the U.S. Transportation Command with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, April 1, 2010. DoD photo by Bob Fehringer