1397th Transportation Terminal Brigade
During exercises and contingencies, the 834th Transportation Battalion will hand off responsibility for port operations at Military Ocean Terminal Concord. to its Army Reserve counterparts at the 1397th Transportation Terminal Brigade, which has its headquarters in Oakland. Deployment Support Teams drawn from other units throughout DSC will support the 1397th, as will the Army Reserve's 6632d Port Security Company from Irvine, Calif.
Navy Cargo Handling Battalion (NCHB) 14) conducted a Deployment Exercise (DEPEX) with Army Reservists at the ports of Long Beach, San Francisco and Port Hueneme, Calif., July 17-18, 1999. The U.S. Army Reserve was a big participant in the exercise. In Port Hueneme, Calif., the 1397th Transportation Terminal Brigade (TTB) conducted reception, staging, loading, off-loading and onward movement operations of 10 pieces of wheeled equipment provided by the 420th Movement Control Center. The 250th Transportation Company provided 36 tractors and trailers as cargo at Long Beach, CA, and Bravo Company, 319th Signal Battalion provided 40 trucks and trailers as cargo at San Francisco. The 1397th TTB's Worldwide Port System documented the on-load and off-load of the USNS Curtis. Meanwhile, the 6632nd Port Security Company provided shore-side security at the ports of Long Beach, San Francisco, and Port Hueneme, CA.
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