Tag Archives: USTRANSCOM

Amyx Provides Support to Federal Agencies to Enable COVID-19 Response; Satya Akula Quoted

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Amyx has announced new initiatives to help in the global effort to maintain the spreading of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) by supporting front-line response agencies, enabling the procurement of critical medical supplies and supporting the military’s urgent and critical medical response activities, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Gen. Stephen Lyons: USTRANSCOM Addresses Cyber Vulnerabilities Via Contract Policy

Gen. Stephen Lyons, who leads U.S. Transportation Command, said his group faces critical vulnerabilities in cybersecurity and has taken policy measures to address the issue, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday. He told the Senate Armed Services Committee the same day that cyber-related vulnerabilities pose the most consequences to mobility.

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Dana Deasy: Pentagon to Move 14 Components to JEDI Cloud Environment in February

Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said the Pentagon will move 14 components to the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud environment beginning in February as part of the initial deployment of the platform, Federal Times reported Thursday.

 

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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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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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DoD IG: Transcom Contracting Staff Need Training to Better Monitor GPC III Contractors’ Performance

The Defense Department‘s inspector general has called on U.S. Transportation Command to equip its contracting staff with system tools and training in order to properly track the performance of vendors under the Global Privately Owned Vehicle Contract III program. DoD IG said in a report published Wednesday it performed an audit …

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Gen. Paul Selva: Transcom Monitors Cyber Threats to Logistics Operations

The U.S. Transportation Command has partnered with intelligence and law enforcement agencies to form a joint command-and-control center that works to protect its computer systems and data from cyber threats, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that Transcom Commander Gen. Paul Selva said that his main concern is the potential for the manipulation or destruction of …

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Harnitchek Assumes DLA Director Post

Navy Vice Adm. Mark D. Harnitchek assumed responsibility of Defense Logistics Agency from outgoing director Vice Adm. Alan Thompson, at a Friday ceremony according to a DLA release. Previously, Harnitchek served as deputy commander at the U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Thompson, who took the position …

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