Tag Archives: Darren McDew

Transcom, Pentagon’s CAPE Org Start Mobility Requirements Study

The U.S. Transportation Command and the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation organization have partnered to determine the number of airlift, tanker and sealift platforms needed to support combatant command missions. The Mobility Capabilities and Requirements Study, mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2018, aims to identify …

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Transcom Evaluates Transportation Mgmt Tool’s Logistics Performance Via Proof-of-Principle Study

The U.S. Transportation Command has conducted a four-month proof-of-principle study of a transportation management system in combination with government platforms, the Air Force reported Wednesday. The PoP demonstration kicked off Aug. 7 and Transcom found that TMS works to provide visibility and management of shipments and transportation requirements through a …

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Transcom Begins Commercial Cloud IT System Migration

The U.S. Transportation Command has migrated the first batch of five information technology systems to a commercial cloud infrastructure, making Transcom the first Defense Department organization to do so. Gen. Darren McDew, commander of Transcom, directed the cloud migration effort in a move to help the command deliver information to transportation service …

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Transcom Chief Darren McDew: Future Threats Could Include ‘Near-Peer’ Nation

U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren McDew, chief of U.S. Transportation Command, has said future conflicts facing the military could include a “near-peer” nation that could match U.S. technology and capacity, DoD News reported Tuesday. Karen Parrish writes McDew told a National Defense Transportation Association meeting a near-peer country could spur contested strategic communication lines and …

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Transcom’s Darren McDew Eyes Continued Readiness to Meet DoD Needs

Gen. Darren McDew, the new commander of U.S. Transportation Command, believes that the unit can meet the Defense Department‘s deployment and distribution needs amid future challenges, DoD News reported Thursday. Amaani Lyle writes that McDew anticipates challenges such as state and nonstate threat actors, the contested space and cyber domains and fiscal or …

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Gen. Darren McDew: Cybersecurity a Priority at Transcom

Gen. Darren McDew, the White House nominee to lead the U.S. Transportation Command, told a Senate panel that network security will be among his priorities at Transcom if he is confirmed, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes that McDew, who is currently commander of Air Mobility Command, believes Transcom is …

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AF Gen. Darren McDew Nominated to Lead US Transportation Command

U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren McDew, commander of the Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, has received nomination as commander of the U.S. Transportation Command. The Defense Department said Friday McDew will still be assigned at Scott AFB after his nomination pushes through. The general was promoted to his current …

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