U.S. Transportation Command

May 1, 2015
By Robert K. Ackerman
Personnel with the 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center coordinate global operations from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. The U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) finds itself amid battles in cyberspace as intrusions on networks owned by its commercial partners pose a significant threat to U.S. military operations.

The U.S. Transportation Command, in charge of providing land, sea and air mobility to U.S. forces worldwide, now finds itself tasked with its own form of conflict in the cyber domain.

Rear Adm. David F. Baucom, USN, will be assigned as director, strategy, policy, programs, and logistics, TCJ5/4, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Rear Adm. Bret C. Batchelder, USN, will be assigned as commander, Joint Enabling Capabilities Command, U.S. Transportation Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

Col. Sarah E. Zabel, USAF, has been selected for the rank of brigadier general and assigned director, command, control, communications, and cyber systems, Headquarters U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

May 18, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Lt. Gen. Kathleen M. Gainey, USA, has been nominated for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.