Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy)

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Miranda A. A. Balentine, who has served as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy) since September 22, 2014.
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Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy) (abbreviated SAF/IE) is the title of a civilian office in the United States Department of the Air Force. Along with the three other Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force, the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Environment) assists the United States Secretary of the Air Force and the United States Under Secretary of the Air Force.

By law, the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy) is appointed by the President of the United States "from civilian life with the advice and consent of the United States Senate."[1] Unlike the other Assistant Secretaries, whose duties are statutorily defined, the office of Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy) evolved to meet the needs of the United States Air Force as determined by the Secretary of the Air Force.[2] The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy) is primarily tasked with all United States Air Force installations. This includes responsibility for all installations, environment, & energy required to keep the United States Air Force in a state of readiness, occupational safety and health on Air Force installations, and environmental issues related to maintaining the Air Force's fleet and installations. The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy) also manages the Office of Energy Assurance (OEA), which develops, implements and oversees an integrated facility energy portfolio.

The principal subordinate of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy) is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy). Other major subordinates include the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations), the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Environment, Safety and Occupational Health), and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Operational Energy).

List of Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy) (formerly Installations, Environment & Logistics)[edit]

Picture Name Assumed Office Left Office President Appointed By Secretary Served Under
Nelson F Gibbs.jpg Nelson F. Gibbs 2001[3] ca. 2005[4] George W. Bush James G. Roche
William C Anderson.jpg William C. Anderson November 2005 August 2008[5] George W. Bush Michael Wynne
Terry A Yonkers.jpg Terry A. Yonkers May 7, 2010[6] March 2, 2013 Barack Obama Michael B. Donley

Deborah Lee James

Miranda A. A. Ballentine official portrait.jpg Miranda A. A. Ballentine September 22, 2014 Present Barack Obama Deborah Lee James

References[edit]

  1. ^ "10 U.S.C. § 8016(a)". Law.cornell.edu. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  2. ^ See 10 U.S.C. § 8016(b)(1)
  3. ^ "US Air Force Military Biographies, 2004". Findarticles.com. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  4. ^ He was still Assistant Secretary in 2004. See US Air Force Military Biographies, 2004
  5. ^ "Anderson's LinkedIn Profile". Linkedin.com. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  6. ^ Ben Goad, "Hemet's Yonkers becomes assistant secretary of U.S. Air Force", The Press-Enterprise, May 7, 2010 Archived July 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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