Joint Meritorious Unit Award for USTRANSCOM
April 2, 2010
- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates presented the Joint Meritorious Unit Award to USTRANCOM.
- Gen. David Petraeus, USCENTCOM commander, arrived with Gates to personally thank the command for OIF, OEF support.
- The award was the first award initiated personally by Gates in his tenure as Secretary of Defense.
- Army's SDDC is the surface component of USTRANSCOM. Other components are USAF Air Mobility Command, USN Military Sealfit Command.