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


Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Logistics)
Terry A. Yonkers, who has served as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Logistics) since May 7, 2010.
Wordmark used by Installations, Environment & Logistics within the United States Department of the Air Force
Flag used by Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force.

Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Logistics) (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 & Logistics) 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 & Logistics) 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 & Logistics) 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 & Logistics) is primarily tasked with all United States Air Force installations. This includes responsibility for all logistics 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 principal subordinate of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Logistics) is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Logistics). 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), the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Energy), the Director of the Air Force Real Property Agency, and the Director of the BRAC Program Management Office.

List of Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Logistics) (Incomplete List)

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

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References

  1. ^ 10 U.S.C. § 8016(a)
  2. ^ See 10 U.S.C. § 8016(b)(1)
  3. ^ US Air Force Military Biographies, 2004
  4. ^ He was still Assistant Secretary in 2004. See US Air Force Military Biographies, 2004
  5. ^ Anderson's LinkedIn Profile
  6. ^ Ben Goad, "Hemet's Yonkers becomes assistant secretary of U.S. Air Force", The Press-Enterprise, May 7, 2010

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