Honorable Katherine Hammack

Assistant Secretary of the Army
(Installations, Energy & Environment)
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army
Washington, DC

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The Honorable Katherine Hammack was appointed the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment (ASA IE&E) by President Obama 28 June 2010. She is the primary advisor to the Secretary of the Army and Chief of Staff of the Army on all Army matters related to Installation policy, oversight, and coordination of energy security and management.

She is responsible for policy and oversight of sustainability and environmental initiatives; resource management, including design, military construction, operations, and maintenance; base realignment and closure (BRAC); privatization of Army family housing, lodging, real estate, and utilities; and the Army’s installations safety and occupational health programs. Among her many accomplishments are the establishment of the Army’s Net Zero program, and the creation of the Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI), which is working to streamline large-scale renewable energy projects to achieve 1GW of renewable energy by 2025.

Mr. J. Randall Robinson

J. Randall Robinson

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and the Environment (PDASA) &
Project Executive Officer, National Museum of the U.S. Army
Washington, DC

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 Mr. J. Randall Robinson is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (PDASA), for Installations, Energy and Environment (IE&E), assuming duties as of June 1, 2012.  He provides strategic guidance, supervision, and oversight of policies, plans, and programs under IE&E’s purview.  This includes Resource Management, Business Transformation, Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Strategic Planning of IE&E’s $15B annual program.  He also serves as the Project Executive Officer (PEO) for the National Museum of the U.S. Army (NMUSA).

Mr. Robinson has held a variety of leadership and management positions throughout his career to include:  Director, Installation Management Command, Central Region; Region Director, IMCOM, West Region, Fort Sam Houston, Region Director, IMCOM, Northwest Region; Chief of Staff, Southeast Region, Installation Management Agency; Chief, Installation Management Support Division, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Fort Hood Deputy Garrison Commander, Fort Hood, Texas; XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg Garrison Plans and Operations Officer, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Command Program Analyst/Executive Officer, Army Materiel Command-Saudi Arabia; Administrative Officer and Command Program Analyst/Executive Officer for the Program Manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program; and Budget Analyst, Belvoir Research, Development, and Engineering Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 

Mr. Robinson's awards include the 2007 Presidential Meritorious Rank Award, Department of the Army’s Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service Award, Secretary of the Army's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Equal Employment Opportunity, Meritorious Civilian Service Award (3), Superior Civilian Service Award (2), Desert Shield/Desert Storm Civilian Achievement Medal, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Service Medal.

A native of Virginia, Mr. Robinson earned Bachelor of Science Degrees in Economics and Business Management from Carson-Newman College and a Master's of Public Administration from Shippensburg University.  He is a graduate of the Army Management Staff College and the Army War College.