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USTRANSCOM. (Government).



Mission:

Provide air, land, and sea transportation for the Department of Defense, both in time of peace and time of war.

Command Directorates:

J1-Manpower and Personnel (TCJ1)

CAPT Mary M. Orban, USN, Director

(618) 229-7085 DSN 779-7085

FAX:(618) 229-0107

Develops and administers the USTRANSCOM USTRANSCOM United States Transportation Command  command Manpower and Personnel management policies and programs. Reviews all Transportation Working Capital Fund (TWCF) and Appropriated Fund manpower issues and integrates resource requirements within the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System (PPBS). Formulates plans, policies, and procedures for the administration of military and civilian manpower and personnel programs. Coordinates personnel plans and readiness matters and serves as element commander for the enlisted force. Manages the command training program and monitors quality of life issues affecting the command.

J2-Intelligence (TCJ2)

Colonel Robert Butler, USAF, Director

(618) 229-4140 DSN 779-4140

FAX (618) 256-5855

The Intelligence Directorate (TCJ2) is responsible for peacetime and wartime intelligence activities for USTRANSCOM and subordinate Transportation Component Commands. Develops intelligence policy, programs, doctrine, organizational concepts and implementation strategies. Directs development and implementation of intelligence support to USTRANSCOM's global operations, plans, crisis action teams (CAT), exercises and deployments. Directs the development and implementation of coherent transportation intelligence to support USTRANSCOM's global mobility mission as part of US national security policy. Directs operational intelligence activities, including threat and transportation intelligence analysis and dissemination, to meet the needs of USTRANSCOM and supported command mobility forces.

J3/4 Operations and Logistics (TCJ3/4)

Major General William Welser, III, USAF, Director

(618) 229-3821

DSN 779-3821

FAX (618) 256-6823

The mission of the Directorate of Operations and Logistics, USTRANSCOM, is to provide USCINCTRANS USCINCTRANS Commander in Chief, United States Transportation Command (US DoD)  the capability to exercise combatant command of assigned forces world wide and to provide air, land, and sea transportation for the DOD (1) (Dial On Demand) A feature that allows a device to automatically dial a telephone number. For example, an ISDN router with dial on demand will automatically dial up the ISP when it senses IP traffic destined for the Internet. . Responsible for joint crisis action planning 1. The Joint Operation Planning and Execution System process involving the time-sensitive development of joint operation plans and orders in response to an imminent crisis. , management, and execution. Responsible for crisis action team (CAT) operation to include procedures, training, manning, and facilities. Maintains centralized control and visibility of DOD transportation and aerial refueling assets. Responsible for consolidated scheduling of CONUS Operational Support Airlift Operational support airlift (OSA) missions are movements of high-priority passengers and cargo with time, place, or mission-sensitive requirements. OSA aircraft are those fixed-wing aircraft acquired and/or retained exclusively for OSA missions, as well as any other Department of  (OSA 1. OSA - Open Scripting Architecture.
2. OSA - Open System Architecture.
). Prepares integrated supporting plans for supported CING OPLANS to include major deployments concepts, component information, and resource constraints. Maintains currency of the refined time-phased force and deployment data The Joint Operation Planning and Execution System database portion of an operation plan; it contains time-phased force data, non-unit-related cargo and personnel data, and movement data for the operation plan, including the following: a. In-place units; b.  in coordination with supported and supporting commanders. Serves as the single focal point within USTRANSCOM for facilitating force projection initiatives. Inputs strategic lift provider perspective into the Joint Deployment Process Improvement initiative. Functional proponent for transportation and traffic management operational policy and procedures, including publication of the Defense Transportation Regulation. Develops data standards and supports their inclusion in automated information systems. Maintains oversight of the Joint Logistics Over-The-Shore (JLOTS) Program and serves as a primary point of contact regarding DOD's capability to meet the geographic CINC's JLOTS requirements. Lead agent for the Joint Intermodal Container Program and joint containerization con·tain·er·ize  
v.tr. con·tain·er·ized, con·tain·er·iz·ing, con·tain·er·iz·es
1. To package (cargo) in large standardized containers for efficient shipping and handling.

2.
 exercise designed to increase DOD use of intermodal containers in CINC exercises. Acts as the DOD functional proponent for In-Transit-Visibility. Conceives and coordinates military standard transportation and movement procedures Uniform and standard transportation data, documentation, and control procedures applicable to all cargo movements in the Department of Defense transportation system. Also called MILSTAMP.  revisions. Co-director of the Strategic Distribution program, an aggressive transformation fact-base, result-oriented program with an overarching goal to improve end-to-end distribution to sustain war-fighting units. Pro vides senior DoD leaders with logistics process improvement recommendations, which balance customer service, cost, readiness, and sustainability.

J5-Plans and Policy (TCJ5)

Rear Admiral Christopher Ames, USN, Director

(618) 229-3999

DSN 779-3999

FAX (618) 256-6822

The USTRANSCOM Plans and Policy Directorate (TCJ5) is responsible for mobility programs, concepts, force structure definition, strategies, and policies to fulfill future forward presence and power projection requirements of the U.S. Defense Transportation System (DTS (1) (Digital Theatre Sound) A digital audio encoding system used in movie and home theaters. Popularized by the movie Jurassic Park, the six-channel (5. ). Assures command and DTS goals/interests are reflected in Joint Strategic Planning System The primary means by which the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in consultation with the other members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the combatant commanders, carries out the statutory responsibilities to assist the President and Secretary of Defense in providing strategic  documents and other critical Department of Defense (DOD) and Joint Staff planning publications. Responsible for the development/maintenance of the command's Strategic Plan. Performs detailed analysis of the end-to-end deployment systems highlighting key mobility programs, transportation infrastructure, force structure, and policy requirements for Planning, Programming and Budgeting System (PPBS) purposes. Manages civil readiness programs (Civil Reserve Air Fleet A program in which the Department of Defense contracts for the services of specific aircraft, owned by a US entity or citizen, during national emergencies and defense-oriented situations when expanded civil augmentation of military airlift activity is required.  {CRAF}, Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement The objective of the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement is to provide the Department of Defense (DOD) with assured access to US flag assets, both vessel capacity and intermodal systems, to meet DOD contingency requirements.  {VISA}, Contingency Response {CORE} to provide assured access to required commercial intermodal capability. Coordinates the Critical Asset Assurance Pr ogram and the Critical Infrastructure Protection Department of Defense (DOD) program to identify and protect assets critical to the Defense Transportation System. Loss of a critical asset would result in failure to support the mission of a combatant commander.  Plan. Integrates command efforts to enhance DTS operations in a chemical/biological warfare and nuclear environment. Focal point for the exploration and exploitation of emerging and future transportation-related technologies, automated systems, modeling & simulation, and decision support tools. Develops, negotiates and implements Command Arrangements Agreements (CAAs) with the other Commanders in Chief (CinCs). Command point of contact and Coordinating Review Authority An agency appointed by a Service or combatant command to coordinate with and assist the primary review authority in joint doctrine development and maintenance. Each Service or combatant command must assign a coordinating review authority.  (CRA See Community Reinvestment Act. ) for the development of Joint Doctrine and Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (JTTP) to enhance the nation's strategic transportation system and capabilities as well as reviews NATO doctrine that supercedes national doctrine in an alliance operation. Focal point for Joint Requirements Oversight Council Part of the United States Department of Defense acquisition process, the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) reviews programs designated as JROC interest and supports the acquisition review process in accordance with law (10 U.S.C. 181).  (JROC) issues coordinating inputs on major defense acquisition and automated information systems.

J6-Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (TCJ6)

Brig Gen Gilbert H. Hawk, USAF, Director

(518) 229-3824

DSN 779-3824

FAX (518) 229-8150

The directorate is responsible for long-range planning, policy guidance, direction, technical, control, and program management for projects involving the development and implementation of major transportation management systems Department of Defense (DOD)-wide. Architecture and Technical Integration Division is responsible for the development, maintenance and integration of the operational systems, and technical architectures for the Defense Transportation System (DTS) Enterprise Architecture. Global Transportation Network Program Management Office responsible for the evaluation of GTN GTN gestational trophoblastic neoplasia.  requirements, management of ongoing and implementing GTN-related projects and the configuration management of existing and proposed GTN systems. Joint Transportation Corporate Information Management Center mission is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the DTS through the application of functional process improvement techniques and the central direction of transportation-related command, control, communications, and computer (C4) system development. Operations and Security Division manages command C4S operations and maintenance (O&M). Establishes USTRANSCOM's and TCCs' C4S O&M interoperability standards, directives, and procedures. Functions as the Designated Approval Authority (DAA) for the command's C4S collateral systems/networks. Manages communications planning support for contingencies and exercises. Programs Division is' responsible for managing, developing, and implementing USTRANSCOM validated command, control, communications, and computer systems Integrated systems of doctrine, procedures, organizational structures, personnel, equipment, facilities, and communications designed to support a commander's exercise of command and control across the range of military operations. Also called C4 systems.  (C4S) programs and for providing command oversight for DOD and Joint Staff C45 programs. Resources Office is responsible for the resource management of the C45 directorate to include budgeting and the managing of funds expenditures, personnel management, and contractual support for USTRANSCOM C4S programs. Future Technology Division identifies and researches future and emerging information technologies in support of the Chief Information Officer. Responsible for the eva luation of GTN requirements, management of ongoing and implementing GTN-related projects and the configuration management of existing and proposed GTN systems.

JO-Program Analysis & Financial Management (TCJ8)

Arthur J. Coleman, Jr, SES, Director

(618) 229-1099

DSN 779-1099

FAX (618)256-8097

Develops Command policy and issues guidance on use of Command-wide $4.5 billion Transportation Working Capital Fund (TWCF) budget. Prepares Command positions for the CINC throughout Planning, Programming and Budgeting System (PPBS) and Congressional hearing processes. Coordinates and develops USTRANSCOM positions on mobility issues and programs with the Office of the Secretary of Defense The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) is part of the United States Department of Defense and includes the entire staff of the Secretary of Defense. It is the principal staff element of the Secretary of Defense in the exercise of policy development, planning, resource  (OSD), the Joint Staff, CINCs, Services, and Components. Directorate is the focal point for TWCF policies and procedures Policies and Procedures are a set of documents that describe an organization's policies for operation and the procedures necessary to fulfill the policies. They are often initiated because of some external requirement, such as environmental compliance or other governmental  in coordination with Component Commanders and OSD. Receives and promulgates OSD funding guidance; provides guidance for standardization of rates; analyzes and reviews Component rate proposals; reviews and consolidates Component budgets for submission to OSD; defends budget before OSD; and controls the TWCF execution through oversight of Components.

Other Important Numbers

* Business Center /TCJ4-BC

(618) 229-1030

DSN 779-1030

FAX (618) 256-8559

* Global Transportation Network (GTN) Process

Management Office/TCJ4-LPG

(618) 229-1036

DSN 779-1036

FAX (618) 256-1927

* Research Center/TCRC

(618) 229-1167

DSN 779-1167

FAX (618) 256-8803

* Public Affairs Office/TCPA

(618) 229-4828

DSN 779-4828

FAX (618) 229-3121

* Web Site: www.transcom.mil

* E-mail: first.last@hq.transcom.mil

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Air Mobility Command

402 Scott Drive, Scott Air Force Base Scott Air Force Base (IATA: BLV, ICAO: KBLV, FAA LID: BLV) is a base of the United States Air Force in St. Clair County, Illinois near Belleville which are in the St. Louis metropolitan area. , Illinois 62225

Military Sealift Command A major command of the US Navy, and the US Transportation Command's component command responsible for designated common-user sealift transportation services to deploy, employ, sustain, and redeploy US forces on a global basis. Also called MSC. See also transportation component command.  

Bldg 210, Washington Navy Yard The Washington Navy Yard is the former shipyard and ordnance plant of the United States Navy in Washington, D.C. The yard currently is a ceremonial and administrative center for the U.S.  

914 Charles Morris Court, SE Washington, DC 20398

Military Traffic Management Command A major command of the US Army, and the US Transportation Command's component command responsible for designated continental United States land transportation as well as common-user water terminal and traffic management service to deploy, employ, sustain, and redeploy US forces on a  

Hoffman Bldg 2, 200 Stovall Street

Alexandra, Virginia 22332

Gen John W. Handy General John W. Handy was Commander, U.S. Transportation Command, and Commander, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois from October 2001 until September 2005. General Handy retired effective October 1, 2005. , USAF

Commander-in-Chief, USTRANSCOM

(618) 229-3205 DSM 779-3205

LTG Daniel G. Brown, USA

Deputy Commander-in-Chief

(618) 229-2478 DSN 779-2478

MG Carlos D. Pair, USA

Chief of Staff

(518) 222-4933 DSN 779-4933

MaJ Gen William Welser, Ill, USAF

Director, Operations and Logistics

(518) 229-3821 DSN 779-3821
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Date:Apr 1, 2002
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