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
Congratulations to this year's "Of the Year Awards", "The Distinguished Member of the Regiment (DMOR)" and the "Transportation Corps Hall of Fame (HOF)" inductees and winners. Click on the link below to find out who this year's inductees and winners are as well as to see images from the event.
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: August 17, 2016