April 25, 2018
Airmen Transport Emergency Vehicles to Guatemala
GUATEMALA CITY, 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
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. —
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.
March 30, 2017
Transcom Challenges Include Cyber, Tankers, More Contested Environments
Cyber security challenges and operating with too few air tankers in increasingly contested environments are among the issues U.S. Transportation Command is focusing on, the Transcom commander told a House Armed Services subcommittee.
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