St. Louis, MO (Oct. 13, 2012) - Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James A. "Sandy" Winnefeld addressed more than 400 members of the greater St. Louis community, Oct. 13, at the Hilton Ballpark Hotel here as part of the St. Louis Navy Ball 2012, helping celebrate 237 years of the U.S. Navy .
The ball is hosted each year by the U.S. Transportation Command Navy Element and the Navy League of the United States St. Louis Council. During the weekend, Navy commands around the world this year celebrated the bicentennial of the War of 1812 as part of the annual Navy's birthday celebration.
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Scott Air Force Base, Ill. - The American Society of Military Comptrollers recently recognized U.S. Transportation Command’s Deployment and Distribution Cost Based Decision Support initiative with a distinguished achievement award.
Memorial Day to Labor Day, known as the Critical Days of Summer, is the time of year when people see an increase in mishaps as they get out to enjoy the warm weather.
The American Society of Military Comptrollers recently recognized Jessica Krisch, U.S. Transportation Command’s lead budget analyst for all issues relating to Air Mobility Command, with the 2012 ASMC Individual Achievement Award for budgeting.
Peg Nigra, U.S. Transportation Command staff historian, was reminded of the meaning of Memorial Day recently when she talked to a woman handing out poppies made by veterans at the local food store the other day.
The St. Louis Federal Executive Board recognized five U.S. Transportation Command individuals and the Acquisition directorate team at the board’s Excellence in Government and Combined Federal Campaign awards ceremony held May 9 in St. Louis.