AFSC Fact Sheet

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

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.

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.

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.


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.

(Current as of October 2021)


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.

1. July 2007–June 2009, Chief, Maintenance Division, Joint Staff J-4, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va. as a lieutenant colonel

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
NATO Medal

1995 USAF Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award Company Grade Officer of the Year
2011–2013 National President, Logistics Officer Association

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)


Director of Staff Logistics Directorate Contracting Directorate Engineering Directorate
Personnel Directorate Financial Management Judge Advocate Inspector General
History Office Safety Office Small Business Office Public Affairs and Legislative Affairs Office
Air Force Materiel Command Information

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