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Mark Esper: DoD Eyes Commercial Sealift Vessels for FY 2022 Budget

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Mark Esper, secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, has said that DoD plans to add commercial vessels for military sealift operations in its budget request for fiscal year 2022. The Department of Defense also needs “sufficient munitions” to ensure conflict preparedness, according to Esper.

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Gen. Stephen Lyons: TRANSCOM Looks for Ways to Offload Work to Commercial Airlines

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Army Gen. Stephen Lyons, head of U.S. Transportation Command, said TRANSCOM is exploring ways on how to shift work to Civil Reserve Air Fleet partners in an effort to mitigate the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the commercial airline industry, Defense News reported Monday.

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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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Air Force Brig. Gen. John Millard will Take Helm as Air Mobility Command Deputy Director of Plans, Requirements

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. John Millard, former executive officer to the commander at the U.S. Transportation Command, has been appointed as deputy director of strategic plans, requirements and programs at the Headquarters of the Air Mobility Command, the Defense Department said Monday. Millard held various management and leadership positions …

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Brig. Gen. Sarah Zabel Named Air Force Secretary Office’s CIO

Air Force Brig. Gen. Sarah Zabel, formerly director of C4 systems at Transportation Command, has been named chief information officer for the Office of the Air Force Secretary and director of cyberspace operations for the branch’s information dominance office. She most recently led planning, integration, operations and maintenance work for command, control, communications …

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Transcom Opens Cyber Center; Robert Hume Comments

U.S. Transportation Command has opened a joint cyber center for securing the command’s information networks, American Forces Press Service reports. Donna Miles writes the command’s commercial partners deliver 70 percent of its supplies and passengers around the world, citing congressional testimony from Air Force Gen. William Fraser III, Transcom’s commander. …

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