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  1. Car shipper's dispute over $3.63 million debt means troops' cars stranded in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stars and Stripes

    Despite claims that service is improving, defense transportation officials have declined to say how many privately owned military vehicle shipments remain severely delayed, and customers claim deep problems with deliveries persist. A hearing scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in a Georgia courthouse could decide if federal contractor International Auto Logistics LLC will be able carry out its nearly $1 billion contract with the U.S. Transportation Command, based at Scott Air Force Base, to ship service member vehicles overseas.

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  2. USS Samuel B. Roberts, among Navy's last frigates, returns to Mayport after final deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stars and Stripes

    The ship's namesake was a Navy coxswain killed during World War II's Battle of Guadalcanal, and the first vessel carrying his name sank during combat in the Pacific before the war ended. A second Samuel B. Roberts patrolled off the Middle East during 1950s political crises and Vietnam during wartime in the 1960s.

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  3. Georgia hospital losing $2 million a year in military careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Stars and Stripes

    A federal law mandating that all military personnel, their spouses and families seek medical attention from military health facilities is affecting the bottom line at the Southeast Georgia Health System in St. Marys. "We have seen a significant reduction in our volumes at the hospital, as well as physician practices," said Gary Colberg, president and CEO of the health system based in Brunswick. 1 comment

  4. Port congestion could further delay change-of-station vehicle deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Stars and Stripes

    Congestion at civilian ports around the world means a Defense Department contractor with an already patchy delivery record will be late delivering Defense Department employees' vehicles into the New Year. International Auto Logistics said on its website Monday that the port congestion had already caused delays.

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  5. Navy scout team seniors honored to serveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    "Shak has become the leader of the scout team and has really embraced that role," Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo said of the senior safety. Prior to this season, Niumatalolo sat down with A.J. Barnaby and told the senior nose guard quite frankly that he was probably going to be relegated to the scout team.

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  6. Senator says he'll 'get to the bottom' of vehicle-shipping problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., announced he will begin looking directly into the problems plaguing International Auto Logistics LLC of Brunswick, Ga., a federal contractor that received a nearly $1 billion contract from the U.S. Transportation Command, based at Scott, to ship military members' privately owned vehicles. Durbin said that he appreciated the hard work of Air Force Gen.

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  7. Warner: Military shipper still losing, damaging carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Despite promises to improve, the contractor hired to ship military members' cars overseas continues its "terrible performance" - losing and damaging vehicles and providing flawed customs paperwork, according to Sen. Mark Warner. Warner met Monday with the head of the U.S. Transportation Command, Air Force Gen.

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  8. Subcontractor wants out of POV shipping contract; hearing set for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    International Auto Logistics opened new vehicle processing centers, like this one in Mildenhall, England, when it took over the contract in May to ship servicemembers' vehicles. The company has faced criticism for late deliveries and not being able to provide accurate information about the location of vehicles.

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  9. Judge orders company to keep shipping servicemembers' carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    A company contracted to ship servicemembers' vehicle has been ordered to continue to do so despite its attempt to back out of its commitments. A U.S. District Court on Sunday enjoined Liberty Global Logistics of Lake Success, N.Y., to stick to its agreement to ship vehicles in Europe.

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  10. TRANSCOM leader tells car shipper to do better jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Gen. Paul Selva, the commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, is losing his patience with the federal contractor hired to move military members' privately owned vehicles overseas and back. Over the last four months, the four-star general has kept mum, at least publicly, about the problems besetting International Auto Logistics, the Brunswick, Ga., firm that's become the target of thousands of troops' complaints since it won a nearly $1 billion contract to ship the vehicles four months ago.

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  11. TRANSCOM reports improvements in troops' car deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    A federal contractor's on-time delivery of military members' privately owned cars is improving sharply, according to site surveys and a sampling of ship records, the U.S. Transportation Command said Friday. "The surveys and sampling were successful in helping to validate inventories and validate supply chain constraints," said Air Force Brig.

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  12. Servicemembers still complain about missing carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Retired Air Force officer Michelle Kastler is happy to be reunited with her 2012 Hyundai Accent after a nearly three-month wait.

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  13. TRANSCOM sends out search teams for troops' missing private vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Hundreds of vehicles belonging to U.S. military members serving overseas are missing.

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  14. US Transcom sends out search teams for troops' missing private vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    Hundreds of vehicles belonging to U.S. military members serving overseas are missing.

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