Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex

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Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex
Country United States
Allegiance www.tinker.af.mil
Branch United States Air Force
Role Aircraft Sustainment
Part of Air Force Material Command
Garrison/HQ Tinker Air Force Base
Commanders
Current
commander
Brigadier General Donald E. "Gene" Kirkland

The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex (OC-ALC) Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma is one of the largest units in the Air Force Materiel Command. The complex performs programmed depot maintenance on the C/KC-135, B-1B, B-52 and E-3 aircraft; expanded phase maintenance on the Navy E-6 aircraft; and maintenance, repair and overhaul of F100, F101, F108, F110, F117, F118, F119 and TF33 engines for the Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Navy and foreign military sales. Additionally, the complex is responsible for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of a myriad of Air Force and Navy airborne accessory components, and the development and sustainment of a diverse portfolio of operational flight programs, test program sets, automatic test equipment, and industrial automation software.[1]

Organization[edit]

The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex comprises five groups and eight staff offices that team together to provide maintenance, repair, and overhaul support to the warfighter.

The 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group directs, manages and accomplishes organic depot-level maintenance, repair, modification, overhaul, functional check flights and reclamation of B-1, B-52, C/KC/EC-135, E-3, KC-10, C-130 and E-6 aircraft. The group conducts depot support operations on a fleet of Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Navy and Foreign Military Sales aircraft, as well as expeditionary combat-logistics depot maintenance and distribution support.

The 76th Propulsion Maintenance Group is responsible for operation of the only Air Force depot-level maintenance facility supporting Air Force and Navy aircraft engines. The group performs repairs on engines and major engine assemblies for F-15, F-16, E-3, E-6, E-8, B-52, B-1, B-2, C-17, C-18, KC/RC-135, and F/A-22 aircraft. The group has been identified as the Depot source of repair for the F-35 engine workload.

The 76th Commodities Maintenance Group directs, manages, and operates organic depot level maintenance facilities in the restoration of Air Force and Navy aircraft and engine parts to serviceable condition. These systems include the A-10, B-1, B-2, B-52, C-5, C-17, C-130, C-135, C-141, E-3, F-4, F-5, F-15, F-16, F-22, T-37 and T-38 aircraft. The group is also the Air Force Technology Repair Center for air & fuel accessories, constant speed drives and oxygen related components.

The 76th Software Maintenance Group is an integral part of the complex responsible for software design, development, integration, and sustaining the Air Force Mission Critical Computer Resources. The group's multi-skilled, highly trained and motivated workforce work in a culture that is focused on CPI areas of software and systems engineering expertise including: Operational Flight Programs, Automatic Test Equipment, Test Program Sets, Jet Engine Test, Modeling and Simulation, Industrial Automation, and multiple weapon systems software. The group also provides engineering support to its customers in the depot sustainment and acquisition communities.

The 76th Maintenance Support Group manages industrial services, physical sciences laboratories, precision measurement equipment laboratories and tools for the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. It provides engineering, installation, maintenance and management support for the complex's industrial plant equipment and facilities. In addition, the group provides environmental, occupational health, continuous process improvement and point of use technology for all complex organizations.

References[edit]

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Bibliography[edit]

Brigadier General Donald E. "Gene" Kirkland

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Coordinates: 35°24′53″N 97°23′12″W / 35.41472°N 97.38667°W / 35.41472; -97.38667