As a management officer, I sought the POLAD position at USTRANSCOM
because it's the combatant command most directly involved in logistical issues.
Contracting, led by Tammy Thouvenot, provided an overview of USTRANSCOM
's Acquisition Directorate, whose primary mission, in partnership with industry and customers, is to develop and execute innovative acquisition solutions to support USTRANSCOM
's deployment and distribution mission.
visit is part of the Transportation intern's mandatory list of developmental assignments.
has recognized that the ends--superior support to warfighters to project power and sustain operations--must not and will not change.
provides transportation solutions over air, land and sea in support of national security and non-governmental logistical requirements approved by the US government and secretary of defense.
A: My responsibilities for USTRANSCOM
are to develop and guide efforts to ensure our command's efforts remain synchronized with national political and military priorities.
To accomplish its mission, USTRANSCOM
involves three Transportation Component Commands (TCCs): Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC); Military Sealift Command (MSC) and Air Mobility Command (AMC).
Against a backdrop of rising national debt and an uncertain future security environment, USTRANSCOM
can do its part to secure our nation's interests by improving the access and efficiency of our strategic mobility system--a national asymmetric advantage.
Left: The senior leaders of USTRANSCOM
, SDDC, Air Mobility Command and Military Sealift Command train with the MOTSU Fire Department putting out a liquid propane fire.
Can you describe how your role as director for program analysis and financial management fits into the USTRANSCOM
Along with Strategic Command, Joint Forces Command and Special Operations Command, USTRANSCOM
is a functional COCOM.
NCI's expertise in systems and network security helped USTRANSCOM
win the National Security Agency's national-level "Frank B.