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Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations) provides guidance, direction and oversight of matters pertaining to the shaping and strengthening of Air Force installations in support of personnel and logistical combat capability. This includes asset management, base closures, military construction, family housing, community and congressional interface, joint use of airfields, ranges, and disposal of real property.
              
U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Todd Butcher, New Jersey Air National Guard civil engineer, uses an angle grinder with an abrasive disc to cut a reinforcing bar held by Master Sgt. Delroy Wallace in Vau i Dejës, Albania on July 11, 2016. The 177th Fighter Wing civil engineers were working on Humanitarian and Civic Assistance renovation projects at a local medical clinic during their two week long deployment for training. New Jersey and Albania are paired under the National Guard's State Partnership Program and are a proven partnership built upon shared values, experiences and vision. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Andrew J. Moseley/Released)
The Honorable Miranda Ballentine, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, tours the Matthew Jones House at Fort Eustis, Va., Feb. 19, 2016. The Matthew Jones house is the oldest building the Department of Defense owns. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breonna Veal)

Installations Headlines

BRAC team discusses program closure - The Wright Patterson AFB BRAC team invites the local media to a retrospective round table discussion on the recent conclusion of the 2005 BRAC program.

Hurlburt Field preferred for MQ-1 remote split-operation unit

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Air Force officials announced Aug. 4 that Hurlburt Field, Fla., is the preferred alternative for the Air Force Reserve Command MQ-1 remote split-operations squadron.

Responsibilities

- Leading the Air Force's real property transformation to unlock hidden value in its real property assets to facilitate force structure recapitalization (Enhanced Use Leasing)

- Directs the Air Force housing and utilities privatization and recapitalization programs to ensure each and every airman is living in a quality home for themselves and their families

- Actively engaged in enabling the President's Management Agenda to identify, sustain, and streamline infrastructure assets (Executive Order 13327)

- Approves usage of Air Force real property by non-Air Force users to minimize short and long term impacts to Air Force operations

- Responding to the Combatant Commander's needs, ensures Air Force construction resources are focused on meeting critical contingency requirements

- Engages with local community groups on issues impacting the installation sustainability and local community economic viability

- Advocates with congressional members and addresses members concerns on behalf of Air Force installations

- Ensures mandatory congressional notification is accomplished in a timely manner

- Through the Readiness and Environmental Protection Initiative (REPI), addresses Air Force encroachment and range compatibility issues maximizing warfighting training opportunities

- Advocate within the corporate structure for appropriate resources to ensure our facilities and infrastructure can be adequately sustained, restored, and modernized

- Partners with local communities for joint use of airfields; leveraging installation infrastructure to ensure installation mission capability is met while meeting civilian air travel needs

- Maximizing use of AF Real Property infrastructure to ensure Air Force warfighting capability and joint training opportunities where appropriate 

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