The Transportation Corps is a Force Sustainment branch of the U.S. Army headquartered at Fort Lee, Virginia, and is responsible for the movement of personnel and materiel by truck, rail, air, and sea. The Transportation Corps provides a full spectrum of transportation capabilities at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels of war.
The Transportation School trains Soldiers how to operate and maintain Army tactical trucks, material handling equipment and watercraft. The school trains Transportation Operations, Traffic Management, Convoy Operations, Cargo Transfer, Cargo Documentation, Movement Control, Operation of Heavy Material Handling Equipment, Sailing and Maintenance of Army Vessels, and Unloading Aircraft, Ships, Railcars and Trucks.
2016 TC Regimental Awards
Each year the Office of the Chief of Transportation recognizes three distinct categories in excellence for the Transportation Corps Regiment. These are the "Of the Year Awards", "The Distinguished Member of the Regiment (DMOR)" and the "Transportation Corps Hall of Fame (HOF)". Please click on a link below to find out more about a particular award and how to nominate and submit for it. SPEARHEAD.
2016 TC Regimental Activities Celebration
Please mark your calendars and save-the-dates for our upcoming 2016 TC Regimental Activities Celebration. There are three days of exciting activities located at Fort Lee and Joint Base Langley-Eustis starting on Wednesday, 27 July 2016, with the annual Regimental Run at Fort Lee. From there we will transition to the T-School on Fort Lee to recognize the Distinguished Members of the Regiment (DMOR) and Of the Year (OTY) recipients. On Thursday July 28th, we will conduct our annual Hall of Fame (HOF) Ceremony at the Wylie Theatre on Joint Base Langley-Eustis followed by the Regimental Picnic at the TC museum. Friday July 29th, will be our 74th TC Anniversary Ball held at the Richmond Marriott; an event surely not to be missed with good food, good laughs and great friends. Registration will open on or about 15 June for all of the events, look for messages posted on the TC Home-page at http://www.transportation.army.mil/. We certainly hope you can join us this year! Additionally, please see the attached flyer containing the three day schedule for the Regimental Activities to be posted in all of your bulletin board locations (we like posting it on our refrigerator!)continue
TC in the News
DOD Military Retirement
The FY16 National Defense Authorization Act provides our military force with a modernized retirement plan built for retirement savings. Beginning in 2018, our service members can gain automatic and matching Thrift Savings Plan contributions as well as mid-career compensation incentives plus a monthly annuity for life. All service members under the current system are grandfathered into today's retirement system.
599th Offloads Apaches, Stows Black Hawks
PEARL HARBOR — The 599th Transportation Brigade, headquartered at Wheeler Army Airfield, loaded out elements of the 25th Combat Aviation Bde. and III Marine Expeditionary Force onto the USNS Maj. Stephen W. Pless, here, Jan. 5-6, in support of Pacific Pathways 2016 exercises. To accomplish the move, the 599th teamed up with other transportation professionals from Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor; Military Sealift Command; a Navy cargo handling battalion; a seven-person deployment and distribution management team (DDMT) from the 836th Trans. Bn. headquarters and Guam Detachment; and a representative from the 837th Trans. Bn. headquartered at Busan, South Korea. Before uploading the cargo, the team first offloaded four Apache helicopters and...
Command Deployment Discipline Program Handbook (CAC required)
The Center for Army Lessons Learned has published CALL Handbook 15-01: Command Deployment Discipline Program. It is a tool for commanders to enhance unit deployment readiness. It is a combination of doctrinal and regulatory tasks that address Army standards, fundamentally focused on equipment movement and associated tasks from division to company level, to include installation tasks. The handbook can only be accessed online digitally via Common Access Card at present. This page will be updated when hard copies are available.
This page last updated: April 27, 2016