The 26th annual Transportation Corps Symposium takes place at Fort Lee July 27-30. Hundreds of Soldiers and civilians will be on hand for professional development sessions, to share their knowledge and participate in panel discussions on a variety of subjects. Highlights of the symposium this year include a pair of July 29 events in the Transportation School auditorium - a Warrior Recognition Ceremony, 9:30-10:30 a.m., and the Fallen Hero recognition program, 10:45-11:30 a.m. The Warrior Recognition Ceremony will honor the Transportation Corps 2010 regimental officer, warrant officer, noncommissioned officer and civilian.
Also taking place on July 29, is a Hall of Fame Luncheon and Induction Ceremony from 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Fort Lee Regimental Club. This ceremony recognizes those individuals who have demonstrated a lifetime of distinctive service to the Transportation Corps. There are 49 inductees this year including two active-duty general officers, an active-duty colonel, five retired colonels and five retired lieutenant colonels. Also included in the ranks of inductees are 13 Soldiers being posthumously honored. The 2011 historical units who will be recognized are the 43rd Amphibious Truck Battalion and the White House Executive Flight Detachment.
The day's activities conclude with the 69th anniversary Transportation Ball at 6 p.m. in the Lee Club. Pre-registration is required for the Hall of Fame luncheon and the ball.
For details, visit www.transchool.lee.army.mil.