Mark A. Correll, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety and Infrastructure, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He provides executive leadership on all matters pertaining to formulation, review and execution of plans, policies, programs and budgets for Air Force built and natural infrastructure, environmental, safety and occupational health programs. These include facility management, military construction, family housing, as well as acquisition, operation, maintenance, repair and disposal of real property, environmental compliance and restoration, ground safety and workplace health.
Mr. Correll was commissioned in the Air Force in 1981 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, earning a degree in civil engineering. He commanded two civil engineer squadrons, a mission support group and an air base wing. He retired in 2010 in the rank of colonel. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Correll served as the Air Force Deputy Civil Engineer. In that position he provided leadership, direction and technical knowledge to organize, train and equip a 60,000-person engineering force as well as development, construction, operation, maintenance, emergency response, readiness, housing and environmental quality of Air Force bases worldwide. He was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2010. Mr. Correll is registered as a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas.
1981 Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1984 Master of Science degree in engineering management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
1987 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1993 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2001 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1. June 1981 – May 1983, Chief, Readiness and Logistics, 375th Civil Engineer Squadron, Scott AFB, Ill.
2. May 1983 – October 1984, graduate student, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
3. October 1984 – July 1986, Chief, Resources and Requirements, 1606th Civil Engineering Squadron, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
4. July 1986 – March 1987, Commander, Civic Action team, Truk State, Federated States of Micronesia
5. March 1987 – October 1987, Chief, Operations, 1606th Civil Engineer Squadron, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
6. October 1987 – October 1988, student, Air Staff Training Program, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
7. October 1988 – August 1992, action officer, Civil Engineer Operations Division, Headquarters Military Airlift/Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
8. August 1992 – July 1993, student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
9. July 1993 – September 1996, Chief, Operations Flight, 305th Civil Engineer Squadron, McGuire AFB, N.J.
10. September 1996 – June 1998, action officer, Civil Engineer Environmental Division, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
11. June 1998 – July 2000, Commander, 31st Civil Engineer Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy
12. July 2000 – June 2001, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
13. June 2001 – July 2002, Commander, 60th Civil Engineer Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif.
14. July 2002 – July 2004, Commander, 374th Mission Support Group, Yokota AB, Japan
15. July 2004 – July 2006, Vice Commander, 72nd Air Base Wing, Tinker AFB, Okla.
16. July 2006 – July 2008, Commander, 72nd Air Base Wing, Tinker AFB, Okla.
17. July 2008 – August 2010, Civil Engineer, Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB, Texas
18. November 2010 – June 2014, Deputy Air Force Civil Engineer, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
19. June 2014 – present, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Safety and Infrastructure, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with silver oak leaf cluster
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Professional Memberships and Associations
Society of American Military Engineers
(Current as of October 2017)