Center Capabilities Wing Structure
78th Air Base Wing
The wing provides physical, military and community operations and business infrastructure processes for Robins AFB and its 37 associate units. It is also responsible for logistics readiness, medical, civil engineer, security, comptroller activities, contracting, morale and welfare, mission support, public affairs, legal civilian personnel and environmental management for the installation.
78TH COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTORATE
Effectively employs information technologies to enable the Center to enhance warfighter capabilities. The vision of the directorate is to be the Department of Defense’s premier and proactive information technology organization. MOTTO: “Shield the Enterprise”
78TH MISSION SUPPORT GROUP
Manages and directs essential base operating support functions which enable effective command, control and communications; law enforcement; security; civilian and military personnel; education services; family services; information management; child care and youth activities; community activities; lodging; fitness; food services and mortuary affairs. The group provides base-level management of key logistics support and infrastructure to include vehicle management, supply fuels and contingency planning/execution.
78TH CIVIL ENGINEER GROUP
Responsible for providing, operating, maintaining, restoring, and protecting the managed assets of the Robins infrastructure and facilities, including environmental stewardship, real estate management, comprehensive and space management, energy and utility systems, roads and grounds, military family housing, facility maintenance and repair in-house and by contract, fire emergency services, and readiness and emergency management services.
78TH MEDICAL GROUP
Supports the wartime and peacetime missions of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, all of the wings and more than 30 associate units representing six major commands (AFMC, ACC, AMC, AETC, AFRC and ANG), geographically separated units, and deployed forces by providing a full continuum of healthcare services for more than 47,000 military and civilian personnel maintaining a ready and healthy total force.
78TH OPERATIONS SUPPORT SQUADRON
Responsible for runway and airfield operations management for all assigned and transient aircraft. Provides 24-hour base operations, air traffic control, weather support, flight records and transient aircraft services.
78TH COMPTROLLER SQUADRON
Provides Robins AFB with reliable and accurate financial information; high quality, customer-focused financial services; and expert management of funds for Air Force capabilities that defend the United States and protect its interests through air and space power.
The Aerospace Sustainment Directorate leads the U.S. Air Force sustainment management activities for more than 4,000 aircraft, 2,500 personnel, 600 programs and projects, and directing a $15B annual budget. In addition, the Directorate leads foreign military sales management activities for 76 foreign customers and directs a $3.3B annual budget. The Directorate manages the C-130, C-5, C-17, F-15, U-2, E-8C (JSTARS), MQ1/MQ9 (Predator/Reaper), RQ4 (Global Hawk), and rotary-wing aircraft fleets; and performs worldwide logistics and engineering support for more than 800 combat supporting weapon systems by managing Electronic Warfare systems, Avionics, 42,000 pieces of Support Equipment, Vehicles, and Automatic Test Equipment. The Directorate supports acquisition program managers for weapon systems assigned to a program executive officer portfolio and is responsible for engineering, worldwide logistics, weapon system readiness and wartime sustainability support to DoD and foreign military sales customers.
AUTOMATIC TEST SYSTEMS
Responsible for worldwide integrated weapon systems management for Automatic Test Systems. Over 45,000 items valued at $3.5 billion are managed with a total operating budget of over $100 million. The Division procures, modifies, and is responsible for all types of repair for over 200 test systems/sub systems supporting all major weapon systems in the USAF inventory.
COMMAND & CONTROL, INTELLIGENCE
, SURVEILLANCE AND RECONNAISSANCE DIVISION
Serves as the lead sustainment provider at Robins. The division provides a full spectrum of support to all weapons systems in its portfolio. ISR functions are principal elements of the United States’ defense capabilities and includes a wide variety of systems for collecting, processing and disseminating intelligence needed by national security decision makers and military commanders.
ELECTRONIC WARFARE AND AVIONICS
Responsible for software reprogramming hardware modifications, Foreign Military Sales programs, and support of 460 systems installed on and/or supporting 60 models of aircraft. Electronic warfare and common avionics facilities consist of more than 150,000 square feet of electronic/computer work areas, two anechoic chambers and four screen rooms, sensitive compartmented information facility, intelligence data, secure communication links, Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communication System, more than 30 unique system laboratories, and more than 30 threat generators. With continual upgrades and an investment of more than $300 million, it’s the largest integrated facility of its type. With a financial oversight of $1.22 billion, the product line spans a wide variety of electronic warfare and avionic systems. The unit provides Foreign Military Sales support for 28 countries with a $705.8 million total case value.
Provides integrated weapon system management leading modernization and sustainment activities ensure F-15 aircraft availability is adequate for the weapon system to fulfill its assigned missions. Leads aircraft sustainment efforts across the life cycle. Performs financial analysis and provides fiscal leadership across the F-15 enterprise. Provides business advice on acquisition planning, issues solicitations, evaluates proposals, negotiates, awards, and administers F-15 contracts in support of sustainment activities performed by the Aerospace Sustainment Directorate. Provides overall engineering expertise and authority for the F-15A-E models. Leads Operational Safety Suitability and Effectiveness efforts across the F-15 enterprise.
Responsible for sustainment, program management, engineering and technical management, and modernization of the C-5 Galaxy. Performs these duties in coordination with major commands. AFMC depots, sources of supply, repair centers, and users to sustain mission effectiveness throughout the system’s life cycle. Provides acquisition support to the Program Executive Office and manages and executes all sustainment activities, while reducing ownership costs and implementing industry-government partnerships.
Executes life cycle support for the C-17 weapon system and shares responsibility for providing support for 242 C-17 aircraft operated in the United States Air Force and six Foreign Military Sales countries. Provides logistics and engineering support for 16 bases worldwide.
TACTICAL AIRLIFT DIVISION
Serves as the single focal point for cradle-to-grave management of the C-130 weapons system and for the USAF C-27J sustainment. Responsible for acquisition, engineering, logistics, safety, wartime sustainment support and weapon system readiness for over 800 DoD and 640 FMS aircrafts. Manages a/c depot maintenance planning and upgrade execution for USAF and international partners. Annual budget exceeds $2.9B.
SUPPORT EQUIPMENT AND VEHICLES DIVISION
Responsible for providing support equipment and vehicles to combatants, ensure they work, and give taxpayers their money’s worth. Support a wide variety of items including munitions material handling equipment, propulsion equipment, basic expeditionary airfield resources, life support systems, and a range of vehicles – from common passenger vans to Mine Resistant Ambush Protected special combat vehicles.
SPECIALIZED MANAGEMENT DIVISION
Provides management and support of high priority DoD/USAF programs and projects. Provides a full range of integrated logistics support to operational commands and supporting agencies on advanced technology systems. Provides a single focus for all system support management functions for a family of weapon systems, and is responsible for the program execution and acquisition policy implementation related to them, including depot activation for deployed programs. Provides sustainment support to a wide variety of other special programs by supporting customers in the functional areas of logistics, engineering, inventory management, technical services, financial management, warehousing, transportation and contracting.
THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS
FORCES/PERSONNEL RECOVERY DIVISION
Provides cradle-to-grave acquisition and sustainment for all USAF helicopters and special operations forces and personnel recovery fixed-wing aircraft. Directs development, testing, and fielding of new systems to meet operational requirements. Provides depot maintenance, modification, repair, engineering services, and contracting support for all fielded systems.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OFFICE
Directly supports the ASD in all matters involving fiscal budgeting and execution activities. Serves as the focal point for all financial matters, including the management and oversight of all funds under the directorate’s authority.
402nd Maintenance Wing
The wing manages depot-level maintenance production and manufacturing facilities and laboratories for the restoration of Air Force C-17, C-130, F-15 and C-5 aircraft.
402ND AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE GROUP
With 2,700 employees, provides Programmed Depot Maintenance, modifications and unscheduled repair activities on F-15, C-130, C-5 and C-17 aircraft. Responsible for the repair, modification, reclamation and rework of over 200 aircraft worldwide. Prepares and deploys combat Aircraft Battle Damage Repair, crash recovery and supply and transportation teams worldwide. Focus is to provide exceptional wartime support by delivering quality depot maintenance on time and on cost and to improve that support through continuous process improvement resulting in cost reductions, increased capacity and maintenance standardization and compliance.
402ND MAINTENANCE SUPPORT GROUP
Performs direct logistics material support for depot maintenance repair facilities and furnishes plant facilities, equipment engineering, calibration and installation support to maintenance infrastructure.
402ND ELECTRONICS MAINTENANCE GROUP
Performs depot and field level maintenance, test, repair, overhaul, manufacture, modification, calibration, certification, demilitarization and engineering support to various airborne electronics weapon systems and associated support equipment.
402ND COMMODITIES MAINTENANCE GROUP
Directs, manages and operates the wing’s industrial production shops, providing depot maintenance support to major weapon systems through major structural repair and manufacturing modification.
402ND SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE GROUP
Performs software maintenance, modification and programming for prime systems, subsystems and equipment used in the depot maintenance process. Additionally, provides sustaining engineering support for customers on a variety of avionics and ground systems.