The 8th "Casilina" Transports Regiment derives from the 8th Transports Battalion, logistic unit at the dependencies of the 8th Territorial Military Command of Rome.
The Regiment, also named Transport Central Unit (U.Ce.Tra.), is the executive organ of transport of the Support Logistic Part at the dependencies of the Logistic Command of the Army – Transports and Materials Department; it is organized in a command, a command and logistic support company and a transports battalion with a mixed transports company, a heavy transports company and a maintenance company.
Composed by Volunteers, the Regiment is located in Rome.
The celebration of the Regiment, as all the units of the Transports and Materials Army, is on 22nd May that is the anniversary of the first great mobile transports of Units employed in the battle of Uplands (1916).