TRANSLOG is the official online publication of Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC)


  • Commanding General: Maj. Gen. Susan A. Davidson (Biography)
  • Command Sergeant Major: Command Sgt. Maj. Cedric J. Thomas (Biography)
  • Deputy to the Commander: Mr. William H. Budden (Biography)


  • Director of Command Affairs (Acting): Mr. Mitch B. Chandran
  • Managing Editor: Mr. Mark D. Diamond
  • Contributing Writer: Ms. Sarah R. Garner


  • E-MAIL: mark.d.diamond.civ@mail.mil
  • COMMERCIAL PHONE: 618.220.6284
  • DSN PHONE: 770.6284
  • ADDRESS: SDDC/CA (Translog), 1 Soldier Way, Scott AFB IL 62225


The TRANSLOG is an authorized online publication for members of the Department of Defense, published under supervision of the SDDC Director of Command Affairs to provide timely, relevant information concerning SDDC people, missions, policies, operations, technical developments, trends, and ideas of and about SDDC and the U.S. Army.

The views and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of , or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, or the Department of the Army.

Unless otherwise indicated (and except for “by permission” and copyright items), material may be reprinted provided credit is given to Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command.

The editorial content of this publication is the responsibility of the Hq. SDDC Director of Command Affairs.