At Fort Eustis, Sen. Kaine sees private sector potential
Sen. Tim Kaine stepped inside a training simulator at Fort Eustis on Thursday and deftly piloted a small Army craft through the water..
This kind of realistic training — complete with three-dimensional images and weather that gets nasty at the touch of a button — can allow experienced Army mariners to make a lucrative transition to the private sector when they choose to leave military service. continue
Photos from the field
The 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion said goodbye to their last Transportation Company this week; the Trail Blazers from the 1176th Transportation Company from Smyrna, Tennessee. They did an outstanding job providing retrograde transportation support for Regional Commands South and East. Additionally, they provided invaluable sustainment support across Regional Command South, Southwest, and West as the last major base in RC-West was handed over to Afghan Forces. They supported field feeding and MHE operations at the last coalition base in RC-West and provided fuel and MHE operations in support of the Marines closing Camp Leatherneck.
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Transportation School touts advantages of traveling Master
FORT LEE, Va. - Citing advantages like improved deployment capability, cost effectiveness and tailor-made blocks of instruction, the Army Driver Standardization Office at the U.S. Army Transportation School here is promoting the mobile training program it launched in 2014. continue
Master Driver Trainer Qualification Course held at JBLM
For the first time, the Army’s new Master Driver Trainer Qualification Course was held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Nov. 17 to 26.
Unlike unit-level master driver training courses, this course is taught by a mobile training team from the U.S. Army Transportation School at Fort Lee, Va., and it qualifies motor transport operators in grades E-6 and E-7 to plan, organize, and develop a safe and effective driver’s training program for their units. continue
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: January 20, 2015