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    Reservists help move cargo during 101st Airborne...

    08.25.2021 | Story by Julie A Kelemen
    U.S. U.S. Army Reservists assigned to the 841st Transportation Battalion provided cargo handling support aboard the USNS Mendonca in support of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division's sea deployment readiness exercise at the Port of Charleston, S.C. Aug. 24.

    597th Transportation Brigade conducts virtual...

    08.18.2021 | Story by Julie A Kelemen
    Soldiers and civilians assigned to the 597th Transportation Brigade participated in a virtual safety stand down that included a discussion on fall prevention, hidden hazards in the home, swimming safety, motorcycle safety and other off duty risks at Fort Eustis, Va. Aug. 18.

    Transportation officer earns top performance award

    08.12.2021 | Story by Julie A Kelemen
    U.S. Army Lt. Col. Julio Reyes, operations chief, pins a medal on U.S. Army Capt. Antoine Vandenboogaard, Current Operations and Training/Readiness Officer at the 597th Transportation Brigade headquarters at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. Aug. 12. The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States other than General Officers who, while serving in any capacity with the Army after 6 December 1941,...

    688th Rapid Port Opening Element conducts Rapid...

    07.14.2021 | Story by Julie A Kelemen
    ¬¬¬Rapid port opening elements (RPOEs) provide an expeditionary answer to the challenge of logistics support in contingency response operations for the Department of Defense. The 688th, 689th and 690th RPOEs – all based at Fort Eustis, Virginia – are the first active-duty Army units created specifically to provide surface transportation expertise for the U.S. Transportation Command’s Joint Task Force-Port Opening (JTF-PO)...

    Transportation unit completes largest loading...

    07.01.2021 | Story by Julie A Kelemen
    842nd Transportation Battalion successfully completed a massive vessel loading operation in support of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division's deployment from Fort Riley, Kansas, to Europe for Operation Atlantic Resolve at the Port of Beaumont, Texas, May 10 to June 19. Over 2,700 pieces of cargo were loaded onto three vessels over a three week period.