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Journal of Military Transportation Management: Twin cargo discharge challenges MTMC team

Twin cargo discharge challenges MTMC team Scott Roney When we scheduled the tug and roll-on/roll-off barge Strong American into Jordan, it looked easy enough. The vessel would bring cargo into the Red Sea port of Aqaba as part of exercise Early Victor 02, in mid-September. We would discharge the ship with a six-member deployment support […]

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Journal of Military Transportation Management: Command lauds NCO, Civilian Outstanding Performer of 2002

Command lauds NCO, Civilian Outstanding Performer of 2002 – People Corenthia Libby In the day-to-day worldwide operations of the Military Traffic Management Command, personnel take care of business, giving no thought to special recognition for job performance. Each year, however, MTMC seeks to honor individuals who “go the extra mile” to ensure the command continues […]

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Journal of Military Transportation Management: Job well done

Job well done – Letters to the Editor Kent Selby Dear Editor: I want to express my appreciation for the great job Don Dees did on the Dahl stories … especially the piece on Harry Palmer (“Record LMSR load sails from Charleston,” May/June issue). It was great to have him down here. Please pass on […]

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950th Transportation Company delivers Polish, Slovak equipment to Szczecin

950th Transportation Company delivers Polish, Slovak equipment to Szczecin Mark S. Hoffmann The ramp went down at noon Oct. 28, 2005 in the Port of Szczecin, Poland. Within a half hour, the first piece of equipment was rolling off the MV Cape Trinity. Just another vessel discharge for the 950th Transportation Company? Not quite. The […]

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Journal of Military Transportation Management: MTMC increases container documentation requirements

MTMC increases container documentation requirements Strengthened container documentation requirements have been announced by the Military Traffic Management Command. The tightened requirements will be phased in soon for all DoD containerized sustainment cargoes. The new program testing began Nov. 12, with shipments to the U.S. Central Command, said Brig. Gen. Barbara Doornink, Deputy Commanding General and […]

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Journal of Military Transportation Management: Intern program thrives at MTMC

Intern program thrives at MTMC Katherine J. Floyd A little competition can be a good thing. A lot of competition is what you’ll find when applying for a spot in the Department of the Army Transportation Management Intern Program. According to Ellen Savedge, the Civilian Proponency Officer, U.S. Army Transportation Corps, applicants for the popular […]

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Journal of Military Transportation Management: Sunny Point moves beyond ammunition ship fire

Sunny Point moves beyond ammunition ship fire – Brief Article Military ammunition cargoes are again flowing unrestricted through the Military Traffic Management Command’s Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point. With some rescheduling, the 597th Transportation Group is again moving critical ammunition cargoes. The return to normal operations follows a fatal July 14 ship fire on the […]

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Journal of Military Transportation Management: Move manager eases hardships of relocation – Full Service Moving Project’s Interstate Relocation programme

Move manager eases hardships of relocation – Full Service Moving Project’s Interstate Relocation programme – Brief Article “We try to find a way to help,” said Terry Abrams, Interstate Team Leader at the Fort Meade, Md., Interstate Relocation office. “Before the Full Service Moving Project, the answer to many move-related questions was `We don’t do […]

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Journal of Military Transportation Management: CSX considers flatcar buys with more commercial use

CSX considers flatcar buys with more commercial use John Randt The Department of Defense has long talked about a critical military readiness issue: the aging fleet of commercial railroad cars. While the military has talked, one of MTMC’s industry partners has gone to work. CSX Transportation is engaged in a strong marketing campaign to increase […]

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Journal of Military Transportation Management: TEA automates publications

TEA automates publications – Transportation Engineering Agency Michael Buescher All of MTMC’s Transportation Engineering Agency’s deployability publications are now available on CD. While the agency’s equipment characteristics publications have been available on CD for several years, the rest of the series was available only in hard copy or on the agency Web page at www. […]