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.
Broader Terms:Defense Transportation System
Narrower Terms:Aerial Port Of Embarkation
Related Terms:18th Air Force