Army Reserve activates 495th Inland Cargo Transportation Company in Arkansas
The Army Reserve hosted a unit activation ceremony and assumption of command for the 495th Inland Cargo Transportation Company at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas on Nov. 7, 2020. Tough ‘Ombres from 348th Transportation Battalion, 90th Sustainment Brigade, hosted the ceremony. The 495th ICTC is a direct reporting unit to the 348th Transportation Battalion stationed in Houston, Texas. Lt. Col. Mark A. Peckham, Commander of the 348th Transportation Battalion officiated the activation ceremony and 1st Lt. Deja Evans assumed command of the 495th. The Inland Cargo Transportation Company is charged with providing cargo transfer facilities at interchanges between air, rail, truck, and water transportation points. Army ICTCs operate like civilian distribution centers. Their mission is to keep Soldiers outfitted with the equipment needed to win on the battlefield