Name: Spc. Marshall Mains
Unit: 260th Movement Control Team, 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command
MOS: 88N, Transportation Management Coordinator
Hometown: Temecula, CA
Spc. Marshall Mains is a transportation management coordinator assigned to the 260th Movement Control Team, 39th Transportation Battalion and is working within the largest onward movement operation at the port of Antwerp-Brugge in 21st Theater Sustainment Command history. This is the first leadership opportunity during a port operation within the U.S. Army, and he will be moving 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division’s equipment within Europe by rail, barge and commercial line haul.
“I am proud to take more of a leadership role this year,” said Mains. “I can anticipate where problems could occur, adapt and overcome and take ownership for my part of the mission.”
Mains is in charge of accounting for every piece of equipment that comes off the vessel. His team is comprised of three Soldiers and they will be confirming and documenting over 3,000 pieces of equipment.
Mains has just over two years left in the Army. He looks forward to applying for the Naval Expeditionary Warfare internship and seek a new path back in his home state of California within the Engineering field.