The 55th Logistics Readiness Squadron is made up of 173 dedicated military and civilian logistics professionals providing comprehensive logistics readiness support to the 55th Wing and Offutt partner units. The squadron is organized into four flights: Deployment and Distribution, Fuels Management, Materiel Management, and Vehicle Management.
Deployment and Distribution Flight provides comprehensive transportation planning and operations support at Offutt. The flight handles wing passenger movement, cargo processing, aircrew transportation support, and personal property (household goods) shipments and deliveries. Additionally, the flight is responsible to execute installation deployment command and control through the Installation Deployment Officer (IDO). The IDO and Plans and Integration section is responsible for daily management of the wing's AEF data and activities, overseeing approximately 950 unit type codes (UTCs), and orchestrating the timely deployment, employment, and redeployment of Offutt forces in support of the wing's intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance mission.
Fuels Management Flight provides year-round aviation and ground fuel and cryogenics support to enable wing operations. The flight provides 24/7/365 operations coverage maintaining six different products to include multiple grades of aviation and ground fuel, liquid oxygen, and deicing fluid for the wing. The flight provides direct mission support to Offutt and transient aircraft through approximately 26,000 flightline fuel servicings via hydrant and truck operations.
Materiel Management Flight provides supply support to the Wing and partner units. The Aircraft Parts Store provides 24/5 coverage for response to maintenance demands. A special support section provides accountability and support for a number of unique systems on Offutt aircraft. Customer service serves a supply central point of contact and equipment accountability authority for wing customers. The Individual Protective Equipment element provides mobility bags, weapons, and individual body armor for deploying personnel. Tracking of hazardous materials is provided by the HAZMART section.
Vehicle Management Flight provides fleet management and maintenance support for the wing's vehicle fleet. The flight accounts for, assigns, and maintains the wing's vehicle fleet in a safe, serviceable, and efficient manner.