SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – Col. Patrick Mordente, U.S. Transportaion Command Operations and Plans directorate, briefed Col. David Almand, 375 Air Mobility Wing commander and members of the St. Louis Blues hockey team senior management, June 11, on the operations of the U.S. Transportation Command Fusion Center.
Blues managers, Doug Armstrong, executive vice president and general manager, Tom Stillman, principal owner and chairman and Ken Hitchcock, head coach, visited USTRANSCOM as part of a Scott Air Force Base orientation tour in order to get to know the members of the military community.
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, came to U.S. Transportation Command June 18-19.
When Col. Paul H. Guemmer, U.S. Transportation Command deputy, J5 and J4, came to the command last year, the divisions’ functions were under a single director and the directorate was called the J5/4. Since then, many things have changed.
More than 75 Army, Navy and Air Force members participated in the U.S. Army’s 238th Birthday Run on Scott Air Force Base Ill, June 14. Photo by Bob Fehringer, USTRANSCOM/PA
Flag Day was first observed on June 14, 1877, the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes, as the first flag was called. Congress instructed that the flag be flown from all public buildings to recognize the anniversary.
The U.S. Transportation Command hosted a Battle of Midway observance June 5 to commemorate the World War II confrontation which changed the war’s direction in favor of the United States and the Allies.