WHO WE AREThe National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) is a non-political, non-profit educational association founded in 1944. We work to benefit national security and defense through knowledge sharing in logistics, transportation and passenger travel services. For more than 70 years, we have provided a trusted environment – that does not otherwise exist – for government, military and private sector experts to build working relationships and develop the next generation of professionals.
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233 corporate members
More than 5,500 individual members
More than 30 active chapters worldwide
6 functional committees where government and the private sector address industry challenges
$231,000 in student scholarships at the national level in the past 6 years
Two premier national events – NDTA-USTRANSCOM Fall Meeting and GovTravels
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The RRF functions as the nation’s emergency seafaring logistics arm, ready at a moment’s notice to support rapid worldwide deployment of U.S. military forces, namely, the Army and the Marine Corps. Until recently, for one reason or another — budget cuts, low prioritization, or finger pointing between the Services — the 46 ships of the RRF have atrophied with little resources allocated toward refurbishment and, worse, little thought given toward replacement. At an average age of 43 years old per ship, these critical resources and their mariners needed Congress to step up by providing a plan. We did.read more
Mr. John Dietrich, Chairman, National Defense Transportation Association, Comments on 2018 NDTA-USTRANSCOM Fall Meeting
While facing an unpredictable world, we have a shared goal with USTRANSCOM of remaining focused on readiness and resiliency. I have seen our commercial and industry partners come together and show determination and a shared sense of purpose in this mission.read more