National Defense Transportation Association

Please pardon any interruptions as we update our web page.  

The 2019 NDTA-DTMO Annual GovTravels Symposium is scheduled for February 25-27, 2019 at the Hilton Mark Center Hotel, Alexandria VA.  Please review and provide input for any desired subject areas you would like to see in the program using this Call for Abstracts format.  We request all responses be returned to NDTA HQ not later than October 26, 2018.  We will use your input to develop the program and intend to go live with the registration website during the month of November.  Please take this opportunity to help shape this important event – we look forward to your participation in February! 


NDTA and Christopher Newport University (CNU)  will co-host a U.S. Strategic Ports Conference, in association with the US Army’s Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC), and the US Maritime Administration (MARAD) on 30 April – 2 May 2019 on the campus of CNU in Newport News Virginia. The theme of the 2019 Strategic Ports Conference is: America’s Ports—Enabling Warfighting Readiness

We are seeking input in shaping the program using this Call for Abstracts format no later than 30 November, 2018 to our NDTA HQ staff at and  Please continue to check here as we develop the details.


The 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.


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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Wed 12

Washington DC Chapter Board Meeting and Happy Hour

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Jan 03

San Antonio Chapter Board Meeting

January 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Feb 06

Redstone – Huntsville (Provisional) Chapter Meeting

February 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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