With its headquarters at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., The Air Force Sustainment Center is one of six specialized centers assigned to the Air Force Materiel Command.
The mission of the Air Force Sustainment Center is to Sustain Weapon System Readiness to generate Airpower for America. The center provides war-winning expeditionary capabilities to the warfighter through world-class depot maintenance, supply chain management and installation support. The AFSC provides critical sustainment for the Air Force's most sophisticated weapons systems and software.
The Air Force Sustainment Center consists of more than 39,200 military and civilian personnel. AFSC provides installation support to more than 141 Associate Units with more than 75,000 personnel. Of the AFSC workforce, 89% are civilian.
Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
Headquarters Air Force Sustainment Center - Provides execution and consolidation oversight of maintenance, supply chain activities and installation support. In addition, Staff and Home offices include Engineering, Financial Management, Contracting, Small Business, Personnel, Judge Advocate, Safety, Historian and Logistics. These offices help ensure planning, policy, guidance and procedures are effectively implemented and executed for the Center.
Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex - Repairs, maintains and provides supply support to a variety of bomber, refueling and reconnaissance aircraft, among others. Many crucial airborne accessories also are maintained at the complex, including life-support systems. It is responsible for depot-level repair, modifications, overhaul and functional check flight of the B-1, B-52, C/KC-135, E-3 and the Navy's E-6 aircraft. Engines maintained include a substantial inventory, from the older Pratt & Whitney TF33 to the state-of-the-art F135.
448th Supply Chain Management Wing - Provides enterprise-wide planning and execution for depot line repairable and consumables for materiel, maintenance and distribution, aircraft structural and intercontinental ballistic missile electronics/communication commodities management, and engineering and is one of two "virtual wings" in the USAF. The Wing manages the 848th Supply Chain Management Group at Tinker AFB, Okla., and remotely manages two groups; the 638th Supply Chain Management Group at Robins AFB, Ga., and the 748th Supply Chain Management Group at Hill AFB, Utah and the 948th Supply Chain Management Group located at Tinker has a portion of the Group at Wright Patterson AFB, OH.
72nd Air Base Wing - Provides mission support, civil engineering, medical, airfield operations, command post, explosive ordnance disposal, public affairs, equal opportunity and alternate dispute resolution and financial management to more than 26,000 active duty military, Guard and Reserve components, civilians and family members. The wing supports more than 80,000 retired military and their family members.
Hill Air Force Base, Utah
Ogden Air Logistics Complex - Provides logistics, support, maintenance, distribution and engineering management for the F-16, C-130, A-10, F-22, F-35 and 27 other actively flying, mature and proven weapon systems, including the Minuteman III ICBM. The complex is the leading provider of aircraft landing gear, pneudraulics, secondary power systems, composites, software, rocket motors, small missiles, air munitions and guided bombs, and serves as the DOD aerospace reservoir at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona.
75th Air Base Wing - Supports the Utah Test and Training Range, mission support, civil engineering, medical, airfield operations, command post, explosive ordnance disposal, public affairs, and financial management and serves as the ammunition control point for the Air Force. The wing supports 22,000 active duty military, guard and reserve components, and civilians in more than 50 associate units. Amongst these associate units is Air Combat Command's 388th Fighter Wing, one of the most decorated combat-ready units in AF history; and the 419th Fighter Wing, the first Air Force Reserve Command F-35 wing. In addition the 75th ABW also supports more than 40,000 retired military and their family members.
Robins Air Force Base, Ga.
Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex - Maintains and sustains more than 200 weapon systems and deploys combat-ready forces. Provides integrated logistics support for an assortment of USAF 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 more than 200,000 items that represent the full range of avionics functions and technology. These include aerospace communications and navigation equipment, airborne munitions and gun directing systems, target acquisition systems, and all airborne electronic warfare equipment.
78th Air Base Wing - Provides mission support, civil engineering, medical, airfield operations, command post, explosive ordnance disposal, public affairs, and financial management to more than 25,000 active duty military, Guard and Reserve components, civilians and family members. The wing supports more than 25,000 retired military and their family members.
AFSC units at non-AFSC bases
Scott Air Force Base, IL.
635th Supply Chain Operations Wing - As first responders for AF logistics customer support, provides 24-7-365 logistics operational management feedback on Class IX (repair parts and components which are required for maintenance support of all equipment.) And select Class VII (major end items such as launchers, tanks, mobile maintenance shops and vehicles) spares health for the AF enterprise, and customer focused, global sustainment spares support for over 240 retail supply activities, 4,700 aircraft and 1.6M vehicle and support equipment assets. Provides mission-centered, agile logistics support and management of stock control, retail supply IT systems, operating/stock funds, accountable equipment, priority orders (to include Mission Capable (MICAP) and Readiness Spare Packages (RSP) sourcing, Nuclear War Related Material (NWRM) control and facility operations, and distribution of assets across MAJCOMs/COCOMs to optimize air and space power across the spectrum of AF missions. The wing manages two groups; the 635th Supply Chain Operations Group, Scott AFB, Ill. and remotely manages the 735th Supply Chain Operations Group at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
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Lt. Gen. Tom D. Miller is Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. As the AFSC Commander, he leads 40,000 total force Airmen around the globe, divided into three air logistics complexes, three air base wings, and two supply chain wings—operating from a global network of 26 locations.
The AFSC is responsible for $27.2 billion in assets generating $17.6 billion in annual revenue. The command provides global logistics and sustainment planning, operations, and command and control including agile software development and sustainment, supply chain management and execution, weapons systems maintenance, modification, repair and overhaul, as well as critical sustainment for the Air Force and Navy nuclear enterprise. The AFSC also provides mission-essential support to joint and interagency operations, allies, coalition partners, and foreign military sales partners.
Lt. Gen. Miller was commissioned as a distinguished graduate from the AFROTC program. He has served in a variety of leadership positions and has commanded maintenance squadrons in the United States and Iraq, a maintenance group in Afghanistan, a nuclear wing, and has served on the Air Staff and the Joint Staff. Prior to his current position, Lt. Gen. Miller was the Director of Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
1990 Bachelor of Business Administration, Management, University of Texas at Arlington
1993 Master of Business Administration, Aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Fla.
1995 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2003 Master of Military Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2006 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala., by correspondence
2008 Advanced Program in Logistics Technology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2009 Joint and Combined Warfare School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Va.
2010 National Defense Fellowship, The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.
2011 U.S. Air Force Leadership Enhancement Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2016 Continuous Process Improvement for Executives, Colorado Springs, Colo.
2017 Enterprise Leadership Seminar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2019 Advanced Senior Leader Development Seminar, Warrenton, Va.
1. April 1991–August 1991, Student, Aircraft Maintenance Munitions Officer Course, Chanute Air Force Base, Ill.
2. September 1991–August 1993, Armament Flight Commander, 58th Maintenance Squadron and Officer in Charge of Maintenance, 555th Fighter Squadron, Luke AFB, Ariz.
3. September 1993–December 1995, Squadron Maintenance/Logistics Test Officer, F-15 and then F-16 Combined Test Forces, Edwards AFB, Calif.
4. January 1996–May 1997, Sortie Generation Flight Commander, 492nd Fighter Squadron, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom
5. June 1997–April 1999, Installation Deployment Officer, 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom
6. May 1999–July 2002, Maintenance Officer Assignments, then Executive Officer to the Director of Assignments, Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Texas
7. August 2002–June 2003, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
8. July 2003–July 2005, Commander, 4th Component Maintenance Squadron, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. (September 2004–January 2005, 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Commander, Balad Air Base, Iraq)
9. July 2005–June 2006, Deputy Chief, Program Integration Branch "A4/7 Engine Room" Directorate of Resource Integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Va.
10. July 2006–June 2007, Executive Officer to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, HAF, Arlington, Va.
11. July 2007–June 2009, Chief, Maintenance Division, Directorate of Logistics (J4), The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
12. July 2009–May 2010, National Defense Fellow, the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.
13. June 2010–June 2011, Commander, 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Group, Bagram AB, Afghanistan
14. July 2011–July 2012, Vice Commander, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah
15. July 2012–July 2013, Deputy Commander for Maintenance, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill AFB, Utah
16. July 2013–June 2015, Commander, 377th Air Base Wing, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
17. June 2015–June 2017, Vice Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
18. June 2017–June 2018, Commander, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Tinker AFB, Okla.
19. June 2018–Aug 2021, Director of Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
20. Aug 2021–present, Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Tinker AFB, Okla.
SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. July 2007–June 2009, Chief, Maintenance Division, Joint Staff J-4, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. as a lieutenant colonel
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters
Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Afghanistan Campaign Medal with device
Iraq Campaign Medal with device
National Defense Service Medal with device
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters
1995 USAF Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award Company Grade Officer of the Year
2011–2013 National President, Logistics Officer Association
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant Nov. 1, 1990
First Lieutenant Nov. 1, 1992
Captain Nov. 1, 1994
Major Dec. 1, 2001
Lieutenant Colonel March 1, 2006
Colonel Oct. 1, 2009
Brigadier General May 3, 2016
Major General, Aug. 2, 2019
Lieutenant General, Aug. 17, 2021
(Current as of August 2021)
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