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Chief Master Sgt. Jason France Assigned as TRANSCOM Senior Enlisted Leader

Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, chief at Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command, has been assigned to serve as senior enlisted leader of the U.S. Transportation Command. He will perform his new duties from Scott Air Force Base, Ill., succeeding Chief Master Sgt. Matthew Caruso, the Defense Department said Monday.

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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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DLA, Transcom Introduce Defense Freight Transportation Services Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency and the U.S. Transportation Command launched on Feb. 12 a follow-on contract to the Defense Transportation Coordination Initiative. DLA said Monday the launch of the Defense Freight Transportation Services contract came six years after the agency’s distribution division and headquarters transportation policy started to work with Transcom …

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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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Gens. Joseph Dunford, Paul Selva Nominated to Retain JCS Leadership Roles

President Donald Trump has nominated Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford for reappointment as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Defense Department announced Friday. Dunford became chairman on October 1, 2015 and also currently serves as principal military adviser to the president, defense secretary and the National Security Council. He previously served as commandant …

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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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DLA, US Transportation Command Outline Joint Plan for Future Missions

The Defense Logistics Agency and U.S. Transportation Command have discussed how both organizations would address future mission challenges through a joint plan. DLA and Transcom outlined the joint plan at the Fort Belvoir, Virginia-based McNamara Headquarters Complex on Wednesday along with past and current work for future operations, DLA said Friday. …

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