VADM William A. Brown, USN (Ret.)
NDTA President & CEO
As we head into the Fall Meeting, I am most excited about the Transportation Academy that USTRANSCOM and NDTA have worked over the past year to deliver quality sessions. Education in the fields of logistics and transportation is what NDTA is all about. I want to publicly thank the many volunteers who teach and lead discussions. The key coordinators for the Transportation Academy were Mr. Irv Varkonyi (NDTA) and Mr. Timothy Ringdahl (USTRANSCOM). Please join me in thanking them when you see them at the Fall Meeting!
I also want to thank the many individuals, organizations and companies who contributed generously to the NDTA 75th Anniversary Campaign. Among other things, this will allow us to unveil the 75th Anniversary artwork--a real masterpiece that depicts the rich story of NDTA through visualization. A boatload of creativity went into the creation of the artwork. I hope you enjoy it and find it a fitting way to highlight the diamond anniversary of your association.
I am a firm believer that the Expo Hall at the Fall Meeting is part of our educational program. In the Expo Hall you will find a safe environment to discuss capabilities, get new ideas--and maybe rethink some things you thought you already knew. All the exhibitors (industry and government) want to talk about their mission, business and unique capabilities. I highly recommend meeting as many folks as possible in the expo area. So, thank you to all the exhibitors.
Likewise, many exhibitors are also NDTA sponsors and I want to convey my deepest thanks to them for their...