Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen H. Hicks walks with the commander of U.S. Transportation Command, Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, upon arrival at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., Aug. 17, 2022. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Transportation Command developing new dashboard for better data fusion

The Global Mobility Nodal Posture Dashboard is expected provide a quick, real-time view of Transcom's workloads worldwide.
Kentucky Air Guard joins with Army Rapid Port Opening Element for U.S. Transportation Command earthquake-response exercise
Members of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Contingency Response Group offload equipment from a Mississippi Air National Guard C-17 at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in Mascoutah, Ill., on Aug. 6, 2013, as part of Exercise Gateway Relief, a U.S. Transportation Command-directed earthquake-response scenario. (U.S. Air National Guard / Maj. Dale Greer/Released)

U.S. Transportation Command plans continued work in AWS cloud

As JEDI delays continue, U.S. Transportation Command plans to stick with Amazon Web Services as its cloud service provider for at least the next few years.
Gen. Stephen Lyons, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, USTRANSCOM senior enlisted leader, met with Airmen during a visit to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Nov. 16, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. John Wilkes)

Transportation Command is looking to CMMC to secure its vulnerable contractors

U.S. Transportation Command relies heavily on data and is working to improve the data sharing agreements it has with contractors to better protect its data.
USTRANSCOM senior enlisted leader visits Travis
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, U.S. Transportation Command senior enlisted leader, is briefed on the challenges of controlling aircraft and TRANSCOM sorties in and out of Travis Air Force Base’s airspace by Chief Master Sgt. David Iglesias, 60th Operations Support Squadron Chief Controller, RAPCON, Feb. 8, 2019. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Traci Keller)

JEDI delay results in a win for Amazon with U.S. TRANSCOM

Because of the delays in awarding JEDI, U.S. Transportation Command said it had to extend an expiring commercial contract with AWS through July 2020.
Soldiers from the 83rd Infantry Division board a Boeing 737 at the Yokota passenger terminal, Jan. 4, 2011 to support a Joint Air Expeditionary Force mission, sponsored by the U.S. Transportation Command at Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia. (U.S. Air Force photo/Osakabe Yasuo)

After protest, TRANSCOM will move classified data to AWS cloud

The contract stands to serve as a major foot in the door for AWS to prove its ability to host DOD's secret-level systems.