Air Force Sustainment Center

The Air Force Sustainment Center, headquartered at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is one of six specialized centers assigned to Air Force Materiel Command.

Mission
The mission of the Air Force Sustainment Center is to provide sustainment and logistics readiness to deliver combat power for America. The center provides war-winning expeditionary capabilities to the warfighter through world-class depot maintenance, supply chain management, and operations and installation support. AFSC provides critical sustainment for the Air Force’s most sophisticated weapons systems, including the F-35 Lightning, KC-46 Pegasus, A-10 Thunderbolt, B-1 Lancer, B-52 Stratofortress, C-5 Galaxy, C-17 Globemaster III, C-130 Hercules, E-3 Sentry, E-6 Mercury, F-15 Eagle, F-16 Falcon, F-22 Raptor, KC-135 Stratotanker, T-38 Talon, QF-16, Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile, as well as a wide range of engines and component parts.

Personnel
The Air Force Sustainment Center is commanded by a three-star general and consists of approximately 40,000 military and civilian personnel. AFSC provides installation support to more than 140 associate units and more than 75,000 Airmen.

Organization
Headquarters
Headquarters AFSC provides oversight of maintenance, supply chain activities and installation support. Staff and Home Offices include the Director of Staff, Engineering and Technical Management, Financial Management, Contracting, Small Business Office, Personnel, Judge Advocate, Safety, History, Logistics, Inspector General, Public Affairs and Information Protection. These offices help ensure planning, policy, guidance and procedures are effectively implemented and executed for the center.

Air Logistics Complexes
Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill AFB, Utah, provides logistics, support, maintenance and distribution for the F-35, F-22, F-16 and A-10. In addition, it maintains the C-130, T-38 and other weapon systems, as well as the Minuteman III ICBM. The complex is one of the leading providers of software, pneudraulics, secondary power systems, composites and ICBM rocket motors for the Department of Defense. The complex is also the Air Force's Landing Gear Center for Industrial and Technical Expertise, handling all Air Force landing gear and a majority of other DoD landing gear. Personnel in remote locations perform aircraft, missile and electronics maintenance, regeneration and storage. Software professionals provide critical systems updates for aircraft, missile systems and satellite systems.

Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, performs programmed depot maintenance and modifications on the KC-46, KC-135, B-1B, B-52, E-3 and Navy E-6 aircraft. The complex is also the Air Force’s Engine Center for Industrial and Technical Expertise, providing maintenance, repair and overhaul for F100, F101, F108, F110, F117, F118, F119, F135, and TF33 engines, as well as a wide variety of commodities for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and foreign military sales. The complex is responsible for the development and sustainment of a diverse portfolio of mission-critical software for the Air Force and diverse other customers, as well as worldwide aircraft battle damage repair capability for multiple weapon systems.

Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, Robins AFB, Georgia, maintains and sustains the C-5, C-130, C-17, and F-15, and deploys combat Aircraft Battle Damage Repair forces worldwide. The complex provides integrated logistics support for an assortment of fighter, airlift, reconnaissance, special operations, and combat search and rescue aircraft. Similar support is provided for avionics, missiles and vehicles of various types. The complex also conducts maintenance of various Air Force, DoD and allied electronic warfare systems and software. The complex manages items that represent the full range of avionics functions and technology. In addition, the WR-ALC designs, develops, and provides new, altered, or modified software and provides engineering assistance to identify and correct software deficiencies.

Air Base Wings
The 72nd Air Base Wing, Tinker AFB, Okla., the 75th Air Base Wing, Hill AFB, Utah, and the 78th Air Base Wing, Robins AFB, Ga., provide installation support to their respective base populations. The air base wings are power-projection platforms that provide security, medical services, religious services, civil engineering, airfield operations, communications and information technology, logistics readiness, public affairs, Airman and family services, and more.
The air base wings support not only AFSC units, but dozens of mission support partners at each base, as well as other major commands, retirees and family members.

Supply Chain Wings
The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, headquartered at Tinker AFB, Okla., provides enterprise-wide planning and execution for depot line repairable and consumables for materiel, maintenance and distribution, aircraft structural and ICBM electronics/communication commodities management, and engineering. The wing manages the 848th Supply Chain Management Group at Tinker AFB, Okla., and remotely manages the 638th Supply Chain Management Group at Robins AFB, Ga., and the 748th Supply Chain Management Group at Hill AFB, Utah. The 948th Supply Chain Management Group is located at both Tinker AFB and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. The wing supports DoD, other federal agencies and approximately 50 foreign partners worldwide.

The 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing, headquartered at Scott AFB, Illinois, is found in 12 geographic locations and is the first responder for Air Force logistics customer support. It provides 24/7/365 logistics operational management feedback on repair parts and components which are required for maintenance support of equipment and select major end items such as launchers, tanks, mobile maintenance shops and vehicles. The Air Force Petroleum Agency and the Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources unit also belong to the 635th SCOW. The wing manages two supply chain groups: the 635th Supply Chain Operations Group at Scott AFB, Ill. and the 735th Supply Chain Operations Group at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

(Current as of October 2021)