The 673d Logistics Readiness Group is comprised of two squadrons, the 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron, with a total workforce of over 575 personnel. The Logistics Readiness Group provides logistics and expeditionary combat support for the 673d Air Base Wing, 3d Wing, US Army Alaska, and a myriad of associate and tenant units assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. The group is responsible for a vehicle fleet in excess of 1,700 vehicles worth $181M, deployment operations for over 15,000 tons of Air Force equipment, 1,100 pieces of Army rolling stock and 600 storage containers, supply operations for line items valued at over $742M, storage for distribution of 12.5M gallons of fuel, and traffic management support for the shipment of 53,000 tons of cargo and 10,000 household good shipments.
The 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron is responsible for JBER Air Force supply and equipment accounts, including requisition, inspecting, storing, and issuing of assets. It oversees the base repair cycle and provides specialized handling for hazardous, classified, COMSEC, weapons and pilferable assets and serves as installation point of contact for the Air Force Sustainment Center. It also maintains over 860 government fleet vehicles and manages over 750 Government Services Administration vehicles across 10 geographically separated units and 21 radar sites. The squadron provides joint mobile maintenance vehicle support throughout JBER. The Vehicle Parts Supply Organization provides specialized repair parts for six PACAF installations. The 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron provides first-rate fuels service by operating and maintaining 32 refueling vehicles, three Type III hydrant systems, five service stations and three fuel farms worth more than $302 million.
The 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron provides cargo, household goods counseling and personal property processing, passenger travel and vehicle operations support to JBER and 19 remote sites. It supports more than 12,000 requests yearly, moving more than 140,000 passengers and 53,000 tons of cargo 214,000 miles each year. The squadron provides deployment and redeployment support to America’s Arctic Warriors; is responsible for the plans and integration of processes needed to support 9,000 deployable Airmen and Soldiers; and provides support to Army activities and units for installation-level supply management, redistribution, retrograde and excess management (includes the Central Issue Facility). Additionally, the 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron has highly trained, self-sufficient, mobile, scalable Aerial Port teams that provide airdrop and air-land support capability. At home station, the Combat Mobility Flight (CMF) supports JBER C-130 and C-17 unilateral airdrop and air/land training. While deployed, the CMF establishes and operates air terminals where no permanent air terminal organization exists.
Col Justin W Swartzmiller
Maj Amanda Elliott
Maj Mary Diamond