United States Transportation Command Annual Command Report 2006
TRANSPORTATION COMMAND SCOTT AFB IL
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United States Transportation Commands USTRANSCOMs core competencies are evolving beyond planning and executing inter-theater transportation. Since 2003, USTRANSCOM has been responsible for the synchronization and interoperability of distribution-related activities supporting force projection, sustainment, and redeploymentretrograde of military forces and materiel. USTRANSCOM is a supporting command improving Department of Defense DoD distribution to increase the Joint Force Commanders freedom of action across the full range of military operations. USTRANSCOMs assigned responsibilities are providing common-user and commercial transportation, terminal management and aerial refueling providing global patient movement for DoD through the Defense Transportation System serving as the Mobility Joint Force Provider and Distribution Process Owner DPO for DoD. USTRANSCOM executes its mission through three component commands Air Mobility Command AMC, Military Sealift Command MSC, and the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command SDDC. In addition to the major transportation component commands, USTRANSCOM maintains a global courier network for the expeditious, cost effective, and secure distribution of highly classified and sensitive material. USTRANSCOMs Defense Courier Division exercises operational control of global courier activities. The division oversees and synchronizes the activities of 19 courier stations servicing over 6,000 accounts. Major accounts include the White House, the Department of Defense, the Department of State, and other authorized federal agencies.
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies