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US Transportation Command, Combatant Command, Unified

Definition/Scope: (DOD) The unified command with the mission to provide strategic air, land, and sea transportation and common-user port management for the Department of Defense across the range of military operations. USTRANSCOM’s three component commands -- the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.; the Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C.; and the Army’s Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Alexandria, Va. -- provide intermodal transportation across the spectrum of military operations.



Use:

Transportation Command


Acronym:

USTRANSCOM

Broader Terms:

Defense Transportation System
DoD Commands
Unified Command Plan
USTRANSCOM

Narrower Terms:

Aerial Port Of Embarkation
Defense Distribution Center
Defense Energy Support Center
Defense Logistics Agency
Defense Supply Center (Columbus)
Defense Supply Center (Philadelphia)
Defense Supply Center (Richmond)
Global Transportation Network
Joint Petroleum Office
movement control
Seaport of Debarkation
Seaport of Embarkation
unified command

Related Terms:

18th Air Force
AFRICOM
air transport
CENTCOM
Department of Defense Continuity Programs
Eighteenth Air Force
EUCOM
Fort Story
JFCOM
NORTHCOM
PACOM
SOCOM
SOUTHCOM
STRATCOM
Unified combatant command
US Army Space and Missile Defense Command/ Army Strategic Command


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