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HILLTOP TIMES TIMES April 3, 2008 GENERAL BESTOWS HONORS Right, Gen. Bruce Carlson shares a lighthearted moment with 8-year-old Tyler Hicks during the 14th annual Wright-Patt Young Heroes Association banquet. Gen. Carlson, the commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presented medals and certificates to Tyler and 12 other Young Heroes and also served as the guest speaker for the event, held March 30 at nearby Wright State University. Wright-Patt Young Heroes Association is a nonprofit organization established to recognize the courage and valor of young people who fight serious or chronic childhood diseases or serious accident-related injuries. Far right, the general pins a name tag on 5-year-old Miranda Pollitt during the banquet. LINDA RYAN/Courtesy photos GLSC MEDAL From page 1 ensured the deployment and redeployment of 80,482 passengers and 53,974 tons of cargo on 4,375 missions, maintaining a 92 percent vehicle mission capable rate and delivering 16 million gallons of fuel in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He coordinated the first United States-flagged cargo carrier operation into Afghanistan's busiest air base, resulting in a 50 percent increase of organic C-17 airlift capability returned to the Air Force. In addition, faced with a potential theaterwide fuel shortage, he worked tirelessly with Combined Joint T&sk Force 82 to demonstrate Bagram Air Base's wet-wing defueling capability and successfully offloaded 23,000 gallons of fuel, guaranteeing critical support to International Security Assistance Force combat air operations. Col. 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Carlson also gave command tact for customers to resolve immeof the now-permanent unit to Col. diate logistics issues at the point of Brent H. Baker Sr., who had been commander of the provisional center execution, and exercise authority for supply chain strategy and integrasince May 2007. The new center and its command- tion. Col. Baker said the AFGLSC — a er — who reports directly to Gen. 'Virtual" center — will not only own Carlson at Headquarters AFMC at the management processes, but will Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio — now also function as the Air Operations operate as the hub for supply chain Center for supply chain managemanagement as logistics experts ment. from around the Air Force link "We will be managing business wholesale and retail logistics. The rules and procedures, providing center and its commander integrate functional requirements for supply and oversee all logistic processes, technology and resources. Their goal chain systems, financial management and measuring, assessing and taking is to deliver end-to-end war-fighter action to improve supply chain persupport more rapidly and at reduced formance," the colonel said. cost. "During my tenure, we will focus "As I've traveled around the Air Force, particularly to our air logistics on trusted support to the warfighter. As we've seen in the last few years, centers, I've come to understand the the world is still a very dangerous magnitude of the historical step the place and we still have enemies. InAir Force is taking today," Carlson deed, there is no shortage of people said. that want to do us harm. As the single "While we've always been effecowner of the Air Force supply chain tive — getting supplies and parts for spare parts, we will be prepared where they need to be — we've not always been efficient. In today's envi- at all times to ensure our enemies do ronment, however, where dollars are riot succeed and that our customers few and supply lines are long, becom- are confident in our ability to support ing more efficient is critical," he said. them 24 hours a day," Baker said. "At a time when the Air Force is "We will also focus on continuous maintaining older and older airinnovation. The AFGLSC was born craft — and flying them at a higher out of constant process improvement rate than they were designed to fly over the past 20 years and, although — management of our supply line it is evolutionary, it will have revoluas an entire enterprise becomes a tionary results," he said. necessity," Carlson added. Approximately 4,500 people will AFGU3C is responsible for enter- be working for the AFGLSC, though 748TH Marshall, director of the 84th Combat Sustainment Wing. From page 1 During the ceremony, 448th Supply Chain Man- the 884th and 984th Comagement Wing, and Ross bat Sustainment Groups and their subordinate squadrons will be inactiCARD AND PSYCHIC vated and the 748th Supply READINGS ADVIcr ON lOVt. MARRIAGE. JOB. HEALTH, Chain Management Group BUilNtlS AM YOU HAVING BAD LUCK? OPEN 7 DAYS 9 AM-9 PM and its subordinate squadCALL STEVE TODAY rons will be activated. 621-54OO The AFGLSC is a new .1848 WAJHIN6TON BLVD. OGDEN Air Force Materiel Command center on the same organizational level as the Air Logistics Center at Scott Air Force Base, IU. The three resident sup- most are remaining at their current operating locations. Comprised of two wings, a direct reporting group and sub-units, the center's operating locations include Hill AFB; Tinker, AFB, Okla.; Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; Robins AFB, Ga.; Langley AFB, Va.; Gunter AFS, Ala.,; as well asScottAFB. As commander, Baker will be able to rely on extensive experience with the Air Force supply system. The colonel, who is prior enlisted, is a 1985 graduate of Southern Illinois University. He served in numerous assignments at base-level supply, such as chief, Material Management Flight, 8th Supply Squadron, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, and headquarters staff positions, including chief, Supply Policy and Procedures, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.. He also served as a presidential fuels flight officer and as the 18th Mission Support Group commander, Kadena AB, Japan. He is a fully qualified joint specialty officer. Baker holds a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University and a Master of Arts in Strategic Studies from Air Defense University, Maxwell AFB, Ala A graduate of Air War College at Maxwell AFB, the colonel has received several awards including the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, \ Defense Meritorious Service Medal ; and Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters Before assuming his current position, Baker served as 95th Air Base Wing commander at Edwards AFB, Calif. ply chain management organizations within the AFGLSC will include a supply chain management wing, an SC operations wing, and an SC strategy and integration group. These three organizations will be activated at separate ceremonies and locations through April 29. Sister organizations of the 748th SCMG within the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing, headquartered at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., will be the 448th SCMG (contracting), 848th SCMG (planning and execution) and 948th SCMG (materiel) located at Tinker AFB and the 638th SCMG at Robins Air Force Base, Ga. The role of the AFGLSC is to completely integrate and oversee Air Force supply chain management processes, technology and resources that are required to deliver end-toend supply chain manage- _ ment support to the total force. For more information on the stand-up ceremony, call Aileen Stebly at 7779120. TOTAL. MOME COMFORT Pre-Season Cooler Sale World Class Leadership Development! 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