Maj. Gen. Elizabeth Ann Harrell is Director of Maintenance and Logistics, Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va. She is responsible for policy, budget and oversight of the command's maintenance, supply, contracting, transportation and munitions activities. She provides logistics direction and oversight to the more than 43,000 logistics personnel assigned to 93 ACC combat and combat logistics support units worldwide supporting 2,840 fighter, bomber and special mission aircraft. The general leads a staff of more than 350 people and controls a budget of $4.6 billion. In addition, she supervises three special staff agencies comprising more than 440 people providing the command's regional supply support, command-wide contracting activities, and program management of the radar surveillance systems dedicated to protecting the nation's borders.
The general entered the Air Force in 1976, receiving her commission through Officer Training School. Throughout her career, she has served as a maintenance officer, executive officer and commander at the squadron, group and wing levels of the Air Force at various locations around the world. The general has served as Director of Logistics and Security Assistance at Headquarters U.S. European Command, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany, and most recently as Director of Maintenance, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.