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2014-03-04 23:00:38

General Fraser USTRANSCOM Commander: [The Aeroscraft] has the potential to fulfill future defense transport needs, from sustaining operational logistics to humanitarian and contingency support roles. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 General William M. Fraser III, Commander of United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) provided testimony and made statements on Thursday in regards to the Aeroscraft before the U.S. House Armed Services Committee on the State of the Command. In...

2013-12-02 16:20:35

AAR Airlift Group to Support AFRICOM Operations in the Central Africa Region WOOD DALE, Ill., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) awarded its Airlift division a contract to provide dedicated fixed-wing lift services to U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM) throughout four Central African countries. The contract, which includes a base period of seven months plus five three-month option periods, is valued at...

2013-11-06 12:22:19

Largest airlift provider in Afghanistan chosen to renew support of DoD operations WOOD DALE, Ill., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces that the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has exercised a renewal option valued at approximately $156 million for airlift support in Afghanistan through October 31, 2014. The USTRANSCOM renewal extends AAR's mission-critical support of the U.S. military under a contract awarded in September 2010. AAR will meet the...

2013-09-06 23:19:42

SIUE Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Ann Boyle has signed a three-year cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) for the School of Engineering to work with the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) at Scott Air Force Base. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Ann Boyle has signed a three-year cooperative research and development agreement...

2013-01-08 16:20:20

Will Bring Experience Managing DoD Transportation and Logistics Worldwide to Leading Consulting Firm ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney announced today that Ret. General Duncan McNabb has joined its Public Sector and Defense Services (PSDS) Board, bringing his deep experience managing the Department of Defense's (DoD) transportation and logistics operations as the former head of the United States Transportation Command...

2012-11-05 08:21:13

WOOD DALE, Ill., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has exercised a renewal option for AAR Airlift to continue its airlift support in Afghanistan. The renewal is tied to one of several contracts AAR has with the U.S. Department of Defense to provide fixed and rotary wing airlift support in the region. The option has a value of approximately $161 million and is part of a contract originally awarded to AAR in October...

2012-10-04 02:20:20

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, and federal civilian markets, today announced the appointment of James Patterson as Vice President and Derek Oliver as Chief Technical Liaison of the Transportation and Logistics Division supporting Salient's existing programs at the United States...

2012-06-11 14:20:10

WOOD DALE, Ill., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has exercised a renewal option for AAR to provide airlift support in Afghanistan through May 31 of 2013. The option has a value of $104 million and is part of a task order awarded to AAR in June 2010. The Company's AAR Airlift operating unit will continue to support the requirement using 15 fixed-wing aircraft from its fleet. The Company provides both...

2012-03-09 13:13:00

DENVER, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTC) president LTG Kenneth R. Wyle, USA (ret) and SDDC CG MG Kevin A. Leonard presented the NDTC 2011 Quality Award to The Graebel Companies, Inc. on March 7th. The NDTA Quality award is presented annually to corporations in the transportation industry in recognition of their commitment to excellence. Its presentation is a highlight during the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC)...

2012-03-09 09:01:00

DENVER, Colo., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTC) president LTG Kenneth R. Wyle, USA (ret) and SDDC CG MG Kevin A. Leonard presented the NDTC 2011 Quality Award to The Graebel Companies, Inc. on March 7th. The NDTA Quality award is presented annually to corporations in the transportation industry in recognition of their commitment to excellence. Its presentation is a highlight during the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command...