Honorable Katherine Hammack

Honorable Katherine Hammack

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy & Environment)
U.S. Army

The Honorable Katherine Hammack was appointed the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations and Environment (ASA IE) by President Obama 28 June 2010. Shortly after taking office, she instituted an organizational name change to acknowledge \"Energy\" specifically, and created the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment (ASA IE&E).

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.

Ms. Hammack regularly visits installations to discuss installation accomplishments and challenges and has been in theater numerous times to meet with Soldiers, review environmental management practices, discuss contingency basing strategies, and get feedback on energy efficient equipment being used.

Ms. Hammack is dedicated to investing in renewable energy initiatives and energy efficient technologies to help ensure the Army can meet mission requirements today and into the future.