Newsletters

  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Apr. 7, 2021

    • Spring Personal Property Forum
    • IAM Member Companies Canceled Voluntarily and for Nonpayment of Dues
    • 6 April Conditions Based Movement Call (USTC J9)
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications - Deadline May 1

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  • IAM Podcast: News of the Day with Brian and Carl; Apply Today to Win a $5000 USD Scholarship (S2 E10)

    IAM's Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos discuss the news from the recent ePortal Newsletter, as well as some issues that did not make it in to that issue. They also discuss the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund, which has a $5000 award. If you have a student in your life, definitely look into this. That is a lot of money to leave on the table.

    Want to be featured on the podcast? Contact Carl Weaver.

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  • ePortal Mar. 31, 2021

    • The Suez Canal Incident, Global Logistics, Supply Chain, and More
    • Last Chance to Nominate Someone for the Hall of Honor
    • Port of Montreal sees drop in shipments amid ongoing labour dispute
    • Contribute to the Portal magazine! Focus on Technology in the Moving Industry
    • YPs Host Chuck Kuhn Next Week
    • U.S. DAB Group Meets at Dispatchers Convention
    • Help Keep IAM Country Guides Current
    • Jamila Kenney Promoted
    • The Rising Star Award
    • 23 Companies Set To Join IAM on April 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • Brian Limperopulos Interviews John Krisch of Trünk Moves (S2E9)

    IAM's Brian Limperopulos talks to John Krisch of Trünk Moves about the company's innovative service and products that allow small parcels to arrive to destination sooner than the entire shipment. Imagine helping your clients arrive with their necessities beyond what they could fit in their luggage.

    Want to be featured on the podcast? Contact Carl Weaver.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Mar. 24, 2021

    • Industry Pre-Meeting for DoD’s Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • GSA - Federal Relocation Notice, Extension of COVID Provisions
    • JPPSO-NE hosts annual (virtual) Industry Day
    • IAM Learning - Don't Miss These Sessions!
    • Contribute to the Portal magazine! Focus on Technology in the Moving Industry
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (16 Mar)
    • USTC J9 Non-Peak Call (11 Mar)
    • Recent IAM Newsletters and Communications

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  • ePortal Mar. 17, 2021

    • IAM Learning and Reason Global Present Online Course in Liability, Transit Insurance and Claims Management
    • Nominate Someone for the Hall of Honor Today
    • IAM Podcast Features Big Industry Names
    • Ad Sales for IAM Newsletters and Website
    • 23 Companies Set To Join IAM on April 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Mar. 10, 2021

    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (9 Mar)
    • 2021 Air Force Personal Property Activity Special Interest Items
    • Ad Sales for IAM Newsletters
    • Upcoming Webcast: Financial Disciplines for Movers
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (2 Mar)
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (23 Feb)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Mar. 8, 2021

    • DAB Update
    • Ask a DAB
      • Do you think the current Covid-19 bill will affect capacity this summer with the proposal of the $400 increase in unemployment thru September?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • When Disaster Strikes: The Importance of Having a Business Continuity Plan
      • How Managers Can Cause Low Employee Morale at Your Company
      • California Capacity Restrictions Only Going to Get Worse

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  • IAM Podcast: Mar 8, 2021

    IAM President Chuck White, IAM Deputy Director of Finance & Administration Jamila Kenney, and Director of Membership & Database Management Julia O’Connor discuss Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and the importance of diversity in leadership roles. DEI programs are an essential aspect of building engaged and committed employees. Organizations that cultivate a diverse environment in the workplace are more likely to have employees with increased job satisfaction, higher levels of trust, and a commitment to the success of the organization.

    Carl Weaver interviews Julia O'Connor about myriad subjects and gets her to play "Stump the Chump." Who wins? You will have to listen and learn more about Julia!

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  • ePortal Mar. 3, 2021

    • IAM Publishes White Paper on Current Supply Chain Issues
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    • Argentine Customs Update
    • Upcoming and Recent IAM Learning Sessions
    • U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Advances Inquiry into Detention and Demurrage Fees
    • IAM Podcast Features Members
    • New Members for March
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • IAM Podcast: Mar 2, 2021

    IAM's Carl Weaver talks to Wonjun Jeong of Supermove, one of IAM's newest members. He talks about what Supermove does, of course, and what his philosophies are as a technology solution provider. Meet Wonjun at the IAM Annual Meeting in Orlando!

    Want to be featured on the podcast? Contact Carl Weaver.

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  • IAM Podcast: Feb. 25, 2021

    EDC Turns 20 and Talks About Their COVID-19 Rapid Indicator Developments (S2 E5)

    The big story is that Enterprise Database Corporation is turning 20 years old. No, that's not actually the big story, although it is important and something to celebrate. Tell me this - how is EDC contributing to solutions with the current COVID-19 pandemic? If you don't know, you need to listen. Thank you to Richard Corona, Diana Corona, and Sandra Clary for their time in this interview.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Feb. 24, 2021

    • Next USTC Commander?
    • Two updates from GSA CHAMP
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (23 Feb)
    • TRANSCOM delays awarding new contract worth up to $20 billion for military household goods moves
    • USTC J9 Non-Peak Season Call (11 Feb)

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  • IAM-YP On The Move: February 2021

    • YPs Establish 2021 Goals
    • Welcome the newest member of the IAM-YP Management Board!
    • IAM Selects a Theme for the 59th Annual Meeting
    • YPs select the topic for the July/August issue of the Portal magazine
    • YP Happy Hour Resumes!
    • AFWSF Applications are due by May 1!
    • YP Chair and Vice Chair Participate in the IAM Virtual Executive Committee Meeting
    • Welcome New IAM-YP Members
    • Stay Connected

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  • ePortal Feb. 17, 2021

    • IAM Publishes White Paper on Current Supply Chain Issues
    • US TRANSCOM delays awarding new contract worth up to $20 billion for military household goods moves
    • IAM Leadership Alliance Council
    • Women Business Owners Share Their Secrets to Success - Feb. 18
    • Coming Up on IAM Learning
    • Executive Committee Goes Virtual
    • Hall of Honor Call for Nominations
    • Young Movers Conference Postponed
    • 24 Companies Set To Join IAM on March 1
    • Alleged Debtor List
    • Recent IAM Newsletters and Communications

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  • IAM Podcast: Feb. 17, 2021

    The IAM Leadership Alliance Council recorded an interview between Georgia Angell of Trellis Vine Consulting and Nicki French and Steven Korcz of Grace Group. This was the first in a series of podcasts on corporations and organizations that are achieving improvements or reaching their goals with having more women and diversification within leadership roles at their company or organization. If your company has achieved success in this area, and are willing to share their story and ideas, we would love to hear from you for a future podcast. Contact Julia O'Connor.

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  • IAM Podcast: Feb. 12, 2021

    Carl Weaver talks to Brian Limperopulos about the content in the ePortal Newsletter. Stories discussed:

    Upcoming Sessions at IAM Learning IAM Podcast Starts Second Season Terence Wee Joins YP Management Board AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications Industry Meetings Finalize New Dates New Members for February Alleged Debtor List Member News

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Feb. 10, 2021

    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (9 Feb)
    • Coming Up on IAM Learning
    • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Account System Access Update
    • Why You Should Complete the Customer Service Satisfaction Survey After Your Next PCS
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (2 Feb)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Feb. 8, 2021

    • Inside Peek at U.S. DAB Task Force (TF-DAB) Efforts
    • U.S. DAB Member Jeanette Homan to be Featured in IAM Learning Webcast
    • Not an IAM Member Yet? You Could be Losing Business!
    • US Government & Military Affairs Update - Feb 10, 2021
    • 45th Annual Dispatchers Convention: March 25-27
    • Ask a DAB
      • PPP Round Two
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Staying The Course Through The Pandemic
      • Cornerstone Moving & Storage President & CEO Talks Customer Service

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  • ePortal Feb. 3, 2021

    • Upcoming Sessions at IAM Learning
    • IAM Podcast Starts Second Season
    • Terence Wee Joins YP Management Board
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    • Industry Meetings Finalize New Dates
    • New Members for February
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Jan. 27, 2021

    • SBA Issues Additional Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Application Processing Reopening Dates
    • COVID-19 Epidemiology Update/Briefing from USTRANSCOM Surgeon General as presented to the USTRANSCOM/Industry Surface Executive Working Group COVID conference call
    • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule to Clarify Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (26 Jan)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Responds to IAM Request for 2021 Business Rule Clarifications
    • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Account System Access Update
    • Satisfaction with Military Moves Went Up Despite Pandemic, DoD Says
    • Webcast: Women Business Owners Share Their Secrets to Success
    • Why You Should Complete the Customer Service Satisfaction Survey After Your Next PCS
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (19 Jan)
    • USTC J9 Monthly Non-Peak Call (14 Jan)
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (12 Jan)
    • USTRANSCOM Announces Dates/Times for the 2021 Spring Personal Property Forum
    • Recent IAM Newsletters and Communications

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  • IAM Podcast: Jan. 27, 2021

    Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos talk about current news as reported in the ePortal Newsletter, giving a fuller view of some important situations. Special mentions: Neer Service France, Stephen Crooks and SFC Global Consulting, Mark Doyle and National Van Lines, A.J. Schneider and The Wheaton Group, Annika Roupé and Alfa Quality Moving.
    Next, Carl sits down with Scott Rettig, who is IAM's Membership & Programs Coordinator. Guess where he has never been - you won't believe it!
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  • ePortal Jan. 20, 2021

    • Moving in the Time of COVID
    • Updated Version of the Professional Cooperation Guidelines (PCGs) Now Available
    • IAM's New Address
    • CMMB Meets to Plan the New Year
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule to Clarify Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    • New Issue of Portal Magazine Available
    • New French Rules Impact Transferees
    • This Month's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Jan. 13, 2021

    • Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Seeking Input on Detention and Demurrage Charges
    • Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Application Processing
    • USTRANSCOM Announces Dates/Times for the 2021 Spring Personal Property Forum
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (12 Jan)
    • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Final Rule to Clarify Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    • Hall of Honor Call for Nominations
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (5 Jan)
    • Recent IAM Newsletters and Communications

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Jan. 11, 2021

    • Strategy of the DAB Task Force
    • Not an IAM Member Yet? You are Missing Out!
    • US Government & Military Affairs Update
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Hiring During COVID Times
      • Legal Considerations While Hiring

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  • IAM Podcast: January 11, 2021

    IAM's Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos discuss the news in Washington DC concerning the U.S. capitol being overrun. Political news will be discussed in an upcoming webcast. They also elaborate on news from the ePortal Newsletter. At the end of their discussion, they share their hopes for the new year. Rhyming is involved. IAM's Dan Bradley talks about his career in the U.S. Air Force, tending grapes as a youth, and important lessons he learned as a lad that carried him through his careers.

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  • ePortal Jan. 6, 2021

    • Port Congestion and Freight Rates - In Case You Missed It
    • FEDEMAC Provides Resources to Help Movers Navigate BREXIT Customs Changes
    • Upcoming IAM Learning sessions
      • US Government & Military Affairs Update - January 13, 2021
      • IAM Asia Pacific Hour III
      • IAM Mobility Exchange (IAMX) Data Analytics & Advertising
      • IAM Mobility Exchange (IAMX) Data Analytics & Advertising (Asia Pacific Time)
    • United Van Lines’ National Migration Study Reveals Where and Why Americans Moved in 2020
    • IAM Welcomes New Ethics Council Members
    • Hall of Honor Call for Nominations
    • New Members for January
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: December 30, 2020

    • Congress Passes Large-Scale COVID-19 Relief Legislation
    • COVID-19 Vaccines: Movers to be a Priority?
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (22 Dec)
    • Recalculation of Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) Scores for the 15 May to 31 July 2021 Performance Period (PP)
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (15 Dec)

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  • ePortal December 23, 2020

    • It's Time to Renew: Maintain Your Membership in IAM
    • Moving Home Permitted in London
    • IAM's Holiday Hours
    • U.S. Congress Passes Large Scale COVID-19 Relief Legislation
    • IAM Podcast Finishes Season 1
    • Did You Miss it? Recent IAM Learning Sessions Available Online
    • This Month's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • IAM-YP On The Move: December 2020

    • Leadership Lessons from the Annual Meeting
    • New Board Leadership
    • Thank You To Former Chair, Catherina Stier
    • Welcome New IAM-YP Members
    • Stay Connected

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  • IAM Podcast: December 21, 2020

    • Carl Weaver talks with Adam Lowy about Move for Hunger, what they do, how it started, the need for their services. If you don't know Adam, he is a dynamic, passionate person and his energy will get you excited about fighting the scourge of hunger around the world.
    • Steve Cox opens up about the intimacies of finance and his life in Alexandria, VA.
    • The staff wish you and your families all the best for the new year. The office will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 3. Staff will return on Jan. 4.
    • Listen to the end to hear the staff's wishes for 2021.
    • Leave us a message and let us know what's on your mind!

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: December 16, 2020

    • 2021 Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) Rate Filing Notice
    • Congress Makes Year-End Push for COVID Relief Package
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (15 Dec)
    • Recalculation of Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) Scores for the 15 May to 31 July 2021 Performance Period (PP)
    • IAM's Holiday Hours
    • Milley Wants 'Hard Look' at Restricting Families from More Overseas Tours
    • USTC J9 Non-Peak Call (10 Dec)
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (8 Dec)
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (1 Dec)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Dec. 14, 2020

    • State of the DAB
    • DoD and GSA Rate Filing Support
    • Ask a DAB: As a member of IAM, how can I maintain my household good Interstate Compliance requirements set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Community-Oriented Marketing
      • Doing Well While Doing Good

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  • IAM Podcast: December 11, 2020

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  • ePortal December 9, 2020

    • Maintain Your Membership in IAM
    • Port Problems: A look at What is Driving Congestion and Delays at Major US Ports
    • IAM Asia Pacific Hour II
    • IAM's Holiday Hours
    • IAM Podcast: Have You Heard?
    • New Members for December
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • IAM Podcast: December 3, 2020

    Leave us a voice message to say what's on your mind and let us know what's going on in your area with port congestion, container shortages, or anything else.
    Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos discuss news from the ePortal Newsletter last week and share stories of Thanksgiving Turducken and Cherpumple. More relevant news items include Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Moves Forward, Announces Investigation of Port-Based Detention and Demurrage Charges; Container Shortage and Port Congestion; France's Lockdown will be Lifted on Dec 15 but Bars and Restaurants will Stay Closed; IAM's Asia Hour, past and future; This Month's Prospective Members; and the Alleged Debtor List.
    John Burrows, President of DeWitt Move Worldwide, spoke with Carl Weaver about the movie Operation Christmas Drop (currently on Netflix) and DeWitt's participation in this Operation, which is the longest continual humanitarian effort in American History. Yes, the Operation is real, even if the movie is a fictionalized account. John also talks about his involvement in IAM's Executive Committee, where he serves as the vice chair.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: December 2, 2020

    • Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Moves Forward, Announces Investigation of Port-Based Detention and Demurrage Charges
    • Annual Qualifications: Certificate of Independent Pricing (CIP) and Certificate of Responsibility (COR) Review
    • IAM's Charles White Presents "Diversifying Your Revenue Streams" - Dec. 3
    • US Government & Military Affairs Update - Live Session Dec. 9
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (1 Dec)
    • JBMDL Draft DPM Contract Information
    • TRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (17 Nov)

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  • ePortal November 26, 2020

    • Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Moves Forward, Announces Investigation of Port-Based Detention and Demurrage Charges
    • Container Shortage and Port Congestion
    • France's Lockdown will be Lifted on Dec 15 but Bars and Restaurants will Stay Closed
    • IAM's Holiday Schedule
    • IAM's Asia Hour - A Huge Success and Available Online
    • This Month's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • IAM Podcast: November 23, 2020

    Oded Carmi of DN Van Lines, Inc. talks about being new to IAM's Executive Committee, the Claims Committee, and talks about the Domestic Asset-Based (DAB) Task Force.

    Get to know IAM Staff: Jamila Kenney talks with Carl about her first job, her superpowers, and plays Stump the Chump. Guess who won!

    IAM Staff have a special Thanksgiving message for the listeners out there. IAM staff are thankful every day to have such a great community of members who allow us to serve them.

    Leave us a voice message and let us know what's on your mind.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: November 17, 2020

    • UPDATE: Industry Review and Request Comments on the 2021 Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) Business Rules Proposed Changes and Updates to the following documents: 400NG Tariff, International Tender (IT), Tender of Service (TOS), and Claims and Liability Rules
    • Annual Qualifications: Certificate of Independent Pricing (CIP) and Certificate of Responsibility (COR) Review
    • Detention and Demurrage Charges See Steady Increase At Key Ports of Entry
    • Container Shortage: “It´s currently an enormous unseen challenge”
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (10 Nov)

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  • IAM Podcast: November 13, 2020

    IAM's Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos discuss a number of issues from the ePortal Newsletter. Chuck White and Dan Bradley talk about the Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) - the current situation, what it means that the award was contested and sustained, and the road forward from here. Specific topics covered:

    • IAM Virtual Annual Meeting Sessions Still Available
    • IAM's Asia Hour - Nov. 11 at 11 p.m. EST
    • Container Shortage: “It´s currently an enormous unseen challenge”
    • Sydney and Australian Port Congestion Update - 9 November 2020
    • Shipments, Spending Increase in Q3 as Demand for Household Goods Rises and Truck Capacity Tightens
    • YPs Raise Money for Move For Hunger
    • IAM Podcast: Your Voice on the Virtual Airwaves
    • Changes to IAM’s Leadership
    • U.S. DAB Task Force Hard at Work
    • New Members for October
    • Alleged Debtor List
    • GHC

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  • ePortal November 11, 2020

    • IAM Virtual Annual Meeting Sessions Still Available
    • IAM's Asia Hour - Nov. 11 at 11 p.m. EST
    • Container Shortage: “It´s currently an enormous unseen challenge”
    • Sydney and Australian Port Congestion Update - 9 November 2020
    • Shipments, Spending Increase in Q3 as Demand for Household Goods Rises and Truck Capacity Tightens
    • YPs Raise Money for Move For Hunger
    • IAM Podcast: Your Voice on the Virtual Airwaves
    • Changes to IAM’s Leadership
    • U.S. DAB Task Force Hard at Work
    • New Members for October
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Nov. 9, 2020

    • Virtual Annual Meeting Remains Available On-Demand Through Noon, November 25
    • DAB Task Force Meetings Continue
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Business Expansion to Fill the Gap
      • Diversifying in Today’s World
      • Diversification: Definition, Levels, Strategy, Risks, Examples
      • Diversification Strategies: Related and Unrelated Diversification
    • Member Spotlight
      • Caleb McCartney
      • John O'Connor

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  • IAM Podcast: November 6, 2020

    Chuck White and Brian Limperopulos host a panel discussion with Jim Wise  and Bryan Vickers of Pace Consulting regarding preliminary election  results and the possible impacts the election and other related  political initiatives may have on the moving industry. This is an edited version of the conversation. You can watch the entire video discussion on IAM Learning.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: November 4, 2020

    • Virtual Annual Meeting Remains Available On-Demand Through Noon, November 25
    • UPDATE: USTRANSCOM Global Household Goods Contract
    • CHAMP Advisory Air Freight Surcharge Notice Effective 10-30-2020
    • DoD Non-Temp Storage Retrograde Contract RFI
    • Troops’ weight allowances for household goods moves may increase by next summer
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (27 Oct)

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  • IAM Podcast: October 30, 2020

    • IAM's Carl Weaver talks about the Virtual Annual Meeting, including sharing some statistics from the online software platform used by IAM (Swapcard). The meeting was a huge success and we are excited to learn that 90% of attendees who filled out the post-meeting survey indicated that they or another employee would attend virtually next year. Other topics covered:
    • If you weren't in the room where it happened, you can still access videos and networking opportunities through Swapcard for $249. Go to iammeetings.com to sign up.
    • US Elections - The Impact on the Moving Industry. Sign up for this Nov. 4 discussion on IAM Learning.
    • Outsourced Military Moves are on Hold Again
    • Member News

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  • ePortal October 28, 2020

    • IAM Virtual Annual Meeting a Success
    • Different Attendance, Different Dynamics
    • By the Numbers
    • US Elections - The Impact on the Moving Industry
    • Outsourced Military Moves Are on Hold Again Thanks to a $20 Billion Contract Cancellation
    • FIDI Cancels Japan Meeting
    • This Month's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: October 19, 2020

    • You Still Have Time to Register
    • Annual Qualifications: Certificate of Independent Pricing (CIP) and Certificate of Responsibility (COR) Review
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (13 Oct)
    • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Issues Simplified Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application Form
    • FMCSA Announces Listening Session on Property Carrier Broker Petitions for Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1:00 - 2:30 PM EDT
    • Why You May Want to Wait to File for PPP Loan Forgiveness and Other Tips
    • Military Still Doesn't Have a Solution for Sky-High Cost of Moving Pets to New Duty Stations

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  • IAM News This Week with Carl Weaver and Special Guests

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Oct. 13, 2020

    • IAM Establishes a U.S. Domestic Asset-Based Task Force (TF-DAB)
    • DAB Sessions at IAM's Annual Meeting
    • Do you know what your business is driving to your bottom line?
    • Early Military Agent TSP Compensation Agreements: A Winning Strategy
    • Job Costing: A small investment in time can bring big returns
    • Member Spotlight:
      • Chris Lantz
      • Lakelan Fennell

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  • ePortal October 13, 2020

    • Log in to Swapcard Now and Plan Your Meetings - Register Now - Price Increases Oct. 19!
    • IAM Establishes a U.S. Domestic Asset-Based Task Force (TF-DAB)
    • Hone Your Skills with IAM Learning Sessions
    • New Members for October
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: October 8, 2020

    • Sneak Peek at Military and Government Sessions at the Annual Meeting
    • U.S. District Court Issues Injunction, Orders Agencies to Resume Processing and Issuance of H-2B and Other Work Visas
    • U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) Proposes Rule Aimed to Clarify Independent Contractor Eligibility
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (29 Sep)
    • Telework May Become Air Force Norm

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  • Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos Talk about the News of the Day

    • Want to be on the podcast? What about in the Portal magazine, or a discussion at our meeting? Let us know!
    • RMCs: What do They Want from Movers? And Other Sessions
    • Update on Sydney Port Congestion
    • The US Election: How Will It Impact Our Industry
    • Spoofed Emails and Your Security; also Annual Meeting Attendee Lists are NOT Being Sold
    • Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) Donates Money to Support Struggling Students
    • Brexit Transport Meeting Fails to Deliver
    • This Month's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List
    • Member News

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  • ePortal September 30, 2020

    • RMCs: What do They Want from Movers? And Other Sessions
    • Update on Sydney Port Congestion
    • The US Election: How Will It Impact Our Industry
    • Spoofed Emails and Your Security
    • Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) Donates Money to Support Struggling Students
    • Brexit Transport Meeting Fails to Deliver
    • This Month's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: September 24, 2020

    • Military and Government Affairs Panel
    • California Closes Out Legislative Session
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (24 Sep)
    • 2020 Fall PPF Summary
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter

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  • ePortal September 16, 2020

    • Panel Speakers Confirmed for Annual Meeting
    • DAB? What's that?
    • Industry Leaders Discuss Moving Boom in the US
    • In Case You Missed It: Are You Struggling With Your Digital Marketing Strategy?
    • Sydney Port Congestion Surcharge
    • This Month's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: September 9, 2020

    • Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) draft business rule changes for 2021
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (8 Sep)
    • Senate Republicans Formally Introduce Next Round of COVID-19 Relief Legislation
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (1 Sep)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (27 Aug)
    • USTC J9 Call August 25, 2020

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  • IAM Podcast: Sept. 4, 2020

    • Host Carl Weaver is joined by Julia O'Connor, IAM's Director of Membership, & Database Management. They discuss a number of topics, including upcoming elections at the Annual Meeting; how to get more involved with the association; denied membership applications; various new members, including Hilldrup International, which just registered seven new locations as members; the power of analytics from Mobility Exchange and how members are using data to make important business decisions; and the opportunities that about at the Annual Meeting.
    • Carl also reports on the Annual Meeting Early Adopter rate, which is extended through Sept. 7; members receiving solicitations to buy attendee data, which is NOT coming from IAM; recipients of the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund; and the historically large patronage dividend paid out by the International Shippers Association (ISA).

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  • ePortal September 2, 2020

    • Early Adopter Discount Extended by One Week, through Monday, September 7
    • Preliminary Agenda Available Now for the Virtual Annual Meeting
    • IAM Maintains Your Data Security
    • Join Us in Congratulating the 2020 AFW Scholarship Awardees
    • ISA Pays Largest Patronage Dividend in Its History for 2019
    • New Members for September
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • IAM Podcast: Sept. 1, 2020

    Dan Bradley talks about various government and military issues, including:

    • J9 will continue the weekly Peak Season calls into November, due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19.
    • DoD continues to predict capacity demands above the three-year average into the Fall.
    • J9 reports that CSS reports are down. IAM has heard that some customers have had trouble submitting their surveys, and this could be why. The good side is that CSS scores are higher than normal.
    • IAM submitted proposed business rules to J9, gathered from industry.
    • J9 recently released a spacial solicitation for traffic to and from Okinawa, Hawaii, and Spain, intending to supply those routes to a single-source provider.
    • IAM is standing up an effort to handle the needs of the U.S. Domestic Asset-Based movers. You will hear more about DAB in the future and IAM already has quite a bit of programming for this group at the Virtual Annual Meeting Oct. 21-23.
    • The Virtual Annual Meeting early adopter discount has been extended through Sept. 7.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 26, 2020

    • USTC J9 Call August 25, 2020
    • USTC J9 COVID & Peak Season Calls (18 & 20 Aug) -- Combined Report
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (Aug 13)

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  • IAM Podcast: August 21, 2020

    • Annual Meeting Early Adopters Save Big! - it has never made more sense than now to be an exhibitor or attendee. Big savings over an in-person event. Register before Sept. 1 to take advantage of the savings.
    • What? You Missed It? - Hear about upcoming and on-demand sessions from IAM Learning.
    • American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) joins the American Trucking Associations (ATA)
    • Two IAM Members Expelled
    • Ziegler Relocation Undergoing Liquidation
    • August's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List
    • AGM Group Buys Bishops Move

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  • ePortal August 20, 2020

    • Annual Meeting Early Adopters Save Big!
    • What? You Missed It?
    • American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) joins the American Trucking Associations (ATA)
    • Two IAM Members Expelled
    • Ziegler Relocation Undergoing Liquidation
    • August's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 13, 2020

    • Greater Opportunities with IAM's Virtual Meeting
    • IT20 Change 4 Posted
    • GSA CHAMP Pre-Bid Meeting
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (Aug 11)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (6 Aug)
    • USTC J9 Weekly Telecons (28 & 30 July)
    • U.S. to End Spangdahlem Air Base’s Mission, Remove 11,900 Personnel From Germany
    • Refusal End Date of 25 August for the 2020 Peak Season

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  • ePortal August 5, 2020

    • Greater Opportunities with IAM's Virtual Meeting
    • IAM Trusted Moving Specialist - What is it?
    • On-Demand Webcasts from IAM Learning
    • Core and Governing Elections - Nominate Someone Today
    • IAM Podcast Now Available
    • Scholarship Awardees
    • New Members for August
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 29, 2020

    • DoD Publishes Implementation Memo on Sec 889 of the 2019 NDAA
    • Sec 889 of the 2019 NDAA & Potential Impact to Government Approved Moving Companies
    • Senate Republican COVID Proposals
    • IAM Podcast Now Available
    • FMCSA - Truck Safety Summit (Aug. 5th)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (23 July)
    • USTC J9 COVID-19 "Conditions Based" Movement Call (21 July)
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (16 July)
    • USTC J9 COVID-19 Call (14 Jul)

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  • ePortal July 23, 2020

    • IAM to Take 2020 Conference Completely Virtual Due to COVID-19 Public Health and Safety Concerns
    • Differentiate Yourself as an IAM Trusted Move Specialist (ITMS)
    • On-Demand Webcasts from IAM Learning
    • Move for Hunger Q2 Report Available
    • July's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Report Delinquent Payers to the RPP
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 15, 2020

    • IAM's New Address
    • GAO Bid Protests Filed on GHC Award
    • USTC J9 COVID-19 Call (14 Jul)
    • TAMS is Coming
    • Driver Access Issues Update: West Point, Fort Riley, Fort Wainwright
    • Female Leadership in Global Moving and Mobility: A Conversation With Industry Leaders
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (9 July)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (2 July)
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter

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  • ePortal July 8, 2020

    • IAM to Move to a New Office This Weekend
    • Early Bird Registration Discounts EXTENDED through July 31
    • New Process for Submitting an RPP Claim
    • IAM-YP Elections Open July 21
    • Female Leadership in Global Moving and Mobility: A Conversation With Industry Leaders
    • Curious About FMC Compliance, Navigating the “New Normal”, or Transforming the Transferee Experience?
    • New Members for July
    • Alleged Debtor List Updates
    • Contribute to the Portal magazine!

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 1, 2020

    • After Protest, DoD Upholds $7.2 Billion Military Moves Contract to New Jersey Company
    • Logistical Hurdles Could Slow Troop Withdrawal from Germany
    • IAM Extends Early Bird Registration Through July
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (30 Jun)
    • U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Completes Mark-Up of FY 21 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
    • 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, section 889
    • Special Opportunity for Governing Members
    • Get IAM Government and Military News in Your Email
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (25 June)
    • HASC Readiness Mark Issued
    • House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Begins Highway Reauthorization
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter

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  • ePortal Newsletter June 24, 2020

    • IAM Opposes New Trump Administration Policy Suspending New Visas
    • Register Now! Early Bird Deadline is June 26
    • IAM Learning Webcast: Digital Transformation - The Customer Experience
    • Yembo, Inc. Implements ISO HHGs Inventory Standard
    • Introducing the 2020 Class of IAM Hall of Honor Members
    • New Functionality in the IAM Mobility Exchange Directory (IAMX)
    • Potential Impacts of 2019 NDAA Sec 889 on Your Business
    • June's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Alleged Debtor List Updates
    • ALAN Opens Nominations For 2020 Humanitarian Logistics Awards Awards Honor Extraordinary Hurricane, Pandemic And Other Supply Chain Relief Efforts

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 17, 2020

    • TRANSCOM pulls back $7 billion contract to privatize military household goods moves
    • New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Guidance Issued by the Treasury Department
    • Register Now for Early Bird Savings
    • Funding for Truck Parking
    • Change in AMC port
    • USTC J9 Advisories Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • Senate Armed Services Committee Passes and Issues FY 21 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Summary
    • House Surface Transportation Bill
    • Introducing the 2020 Class of IAM Hall of Honor Members
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (11 June)
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement Call (9 June)
    • USTC J9 Peak Season Call (4 June)

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  • ePortal Newsletter June 10, 2020

    • Pentagon Reviewing Award of $7.2B Contract to Move Troops
    • What are You Doing in Response to COVID-19?
    • Let’s Talk About the IAM Receivable Protection Program (RPP)
    • IAM President Charles White Featured on Love & Relo
    • Last Chance to Nominate a Nonprofit for an AFWSF Donation
    • IAM to Move to a New Office
    • New Members for June
    • Alleged Debtor List Updates

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 3, 2020

    • FMCSA Releases Much-Anticipated Final HOS Rule
    • FMCSA Hours of Service: Times They Are A-Changing
    • USTC J9 COVID-19/Stop Movement Call (2 June)
    • Register now for the IAM Annual Meeting & Expo with IAM's No Risk Policy
    • USTC J9 Updates Since Last eGov/Mil Newsletter
    • Nominations are now open for YP Chair and Vice Chair - Deadline June 10
    • U.S. Military Stop-Movement Orders to Be Lifted Immediately at Some Bases
    • So You Have Your PPP Loan – Time to Get It Forgiven!
    • IAM to Move its Office in July

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  • ePortal Newsletter May 27, 2020

    • IAM Annual Meeting & Expo Registration Now Open
    • FMC OTI Licensing and Compliance Video on IAM Learning
    • So You Have Your PPP Loan – Time to Get It Forgiven!
    • Nominations are now open for YP Chair and Vice Chair
    • IAM Member Input Needed: The Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) responds to COVID-19 Crisis
    • Alleged Debtor List
    • May's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Next Issue of The Portal: A Focus on YPs

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 20, 2020

    • USTC J9 COVID-19/Stop Movement Call (19 May)
    • CSS Scores are in DPS
    • Recent USTC-J9 Updates
    • Recent USTRANSCOM and GSA Meeting Notes
    • Military Families Making Summer PCS Moves Will Have to Follow These Strict Rules
    • SecDef Keeps Military Stop-Movement Order in Place After Review
    • MARADMIN 285/30 details permanent change of station tier system
    • Army Delays Most Winter Personnel Moves, But Plans to Grant Exceptions

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  • ePortal Newsletter May 15, 2020

    • Industry Leaders Panel: Opportunities During Challenging Times - This Thursday
    • Risk-Free Registration for IAM Annual Meeting to Start May 26
    • IAM welcomes FMC’s Final Interpretative Rule on Demurrage and Detention Charges
    • Your Input is Needed to Shape IAM's Future
    • New Members for May
    • Post Your Membership Certificate Online for all to See
    • Alleged Debtor List
    • Global Household Goods Contract Awarded
    • IAM Member Input Needed: The Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) responds to COVID-19 Crisis
    • Move for Hunger Helps During Pandemic

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 6, 2020

    • USTRANSCOM Awards Global Household Goods Contract
    • Annual Meeting Website is Live
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (5 May)
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (1 May)
    • Military Movers Bleed Red Ink as Troop Transfers Delayed Anew
    • Army expects to PCS hundreds of high-priority soldiers with new exemption to stop-movement order
    • RPP Delivers More Than $300 USD Back to IAM Members
    • Membership Cancelations
    • First Weekly USTC J9 Peak Season Call (30 April)
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (28 April)

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: April 22, 2020

    • Modification and Reissuance of DoD Response to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions
    • DoD travel ban amid coronavirus pandemic extended to June 30
    • USTC J9 Stop Movement/COVID-19 Call (21 April)
    • Protecting the Force During Personal Property Shipments
    • Online Petition: STOP the Privatization of Military Household Goods Move Distribution
    • Change 4 to the 400NG and International Tender (IT) Addressing the DOD Stop Movement Adjustment
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Non-Peak Season Call (9 Apr)
    • Call for Webinar/Round Table Topics
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Calls Last Week
    • Weekly GSA COVID-19 Impacts - Supplier Relocation Community
    • COVID-19 Resources for Members

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  • ePortal Newsletter April 15, 2020

    • How Is Your Company Supporting Local Relief Efforts to COVID-19 Humanitarian Crisis?
    • COVID-19 Resources for Members
    • Online Petition: STOP the Privatization of Military Household Goods Move Distribution
    • When cash is tight, the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Can Help
    • Call for Webinar/Round Table Topics
    • Alleged Debtor List Updates
    • April's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 31, 2019

    • Inconvenience Claims for Shipments Coming out of SIT: a Q&A with USTC
    • USTRANSCOM Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) Update: Bundling Notification
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (30 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (23 May)
    • IAM’s Seventh & Eighth Articles in a Series of Op-Ed Pieces on DoD’s Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • Requirement for Seals Removed from Tender of Service
    • On-Base Families Forced to Contend with Health Hazards at Home

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