United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM)
|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Directive applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). The term "Military Services," as used herein, refers to the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps.
In the event of any conflict between this Directive and DoD Directive 4500.9E (Reference (f)), this Directive governs. Such instances shall be identified to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) for appropriate action, as required.
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) to update responsibilities, functions, relationships, and authorities of the USTRANSCOM.
Implements Section 113 of Reference (b) with respect to DoD transportation.
Designates the Commander, USTRANSCOM (CDRUSTRANSCOM), as the DoD single manager for transportation, other than Service-unique or theater-assigned assets.
Designates the CDRUSTRANSCOM as the Mobility Joint Force Provider in accordance with Reference (c).
Designates CDRUSTRANSCOM as the DoD Distribution Process Owner (DPO) in compliance with References (c) and (d), and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness and Director for Logistics Joint Memorandum, "Management of the Distribution Systems Portfolio: Sustainment and Force Movement," (Reference (e)). References (d) and (e) have been incorporated into this issuance and are hereby cancelled.
Designates the CDRUSTRANSCOM as the DoD Distribution Portfolio Management (DPfM) Manager for Sustainment and Force Movement.
Designates CDRUSTRANSCOM as the single manager for Patient Movement, providing global patient movement in coordination with the Geographic Combatant Commanders, through the Defense Transportation System, in accordance with Reference (c).