U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew renders a final salute to members of U.S. Transportation Command during a change of command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Aug. 24, 2018. USTRANSCOM is a global combatant command and transportation provider for the Department of Defense. The command moves, sustains the force and operates the Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise. USTRANSCOM provides the President options to build combat power and deliver national objectives at the time and place of his choosing.