• The Honorable Katherine Hammack, the assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment; and the Honorable Terry Yonkers, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, answer questions and discuss current and future energy and environmental initiatives of both services around the world, May 22.

    Army-Air Force hold joint media engagement at Joint Base San Antonio

    The Honorable Katherine Hammack, the assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment; and the Honorable Terry Yonkers, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, answer questions and...

  • Terry Yonkers, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, and Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, visited Joint Base San Antonio May 21-22 to tour installations on Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, and discuss world-wide and future energy and environmental initiatives of their respective services. Their tour included the construction site where the Hacienda used to stand, and where the new student union and an academic support facility with a large assembly room, will be built. Michael Grizer (right), a civil engineer with Fort Sam Houston, explains what the new buildings will look like and the energy savings expected when the buildings are finished. Yonkers and Hammack came to JBSA to examine and discuss the energy-saving construction initiatives for their respective services. Yonkers was instrumental in securing funding for the new buildings. Air Force Brig. Gen. Theresa Carter, 502nd Air Base Wing commander accompanied the assistant secretaries on their tour of facilities.

    Secretaries visit Joint Base San Antonio

    Terry Yonkers, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, and Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, visited Joint Base San Antonio May 21-22 to tour...

  • Terry Yonkers (far right), assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, and Katherine Hammack (center), assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, visited Joint Base San Antonio May 21-22 to tour installations on Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, and discuss world-wide and future energy and environmental initiatives of their respective services. Their tour included the construction site where the Hacienda used to stand, and where the new student union and an academic support facility with a large assembly room, will be built. Michael Grizer (left), a civil engineer with Fort Sam Houston, explains what the new buildings will look like and the energy savings expected when the buildings are finished. Yonkers and Hammack came to JBSA to examine and discuss the energy-saving construction initiatives for their respective services. Yonkers was instrumental in securing funding for the new buildings. Air Force Brig. Gen. Theresa Carter, 502nd Air Base Wing commander accompanied the assistant secretaries on their tour of facilities.

    Secretaries visit Joint Base San Antonio

    Terry Yonkers (far right), assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, and Katherine Hammack (center), assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, visited Joint Base San Antonio May...

  • Katherine Hammack (right), assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, accompanied by Army Pvt. Calvin McCollon from Chicago, carries her lunch to a table at the Camp Bullis dining facility. Hammack was visiting Joint Base San Antonio May 21-22 to tour installations on Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, and discuss world-wide and future energy and environmental initiatives for the Army.

    Secretaries visit Joint Base San Antonio

    Katherine Hammack (right), assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, accompanied by Army Pvt. Calvin McCollon from Chicago, carries her lunch to a table at the Camp Bullis dining facility. Hammack was visiting Joint...

  • Terry Yonkers (center), assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, jokes with Air Force Airman 1st Class April Hill (left), from Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment. Yonkers and Hammack shared lunch with representatives of the Army and Air Force at the Camp Bullis dining facility during a visit and tour of Joint Base San Antonio, May 21-22, to discuss world-wide and future energy and environmental initiatives for their respective services.

    Secretaries visit Joint Base San Antonio

    Terry Yonkers (center), assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, jokes with Air Force Airman 1st Class April Hill (left), from Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for...

  • Terry Yonkers (left), assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics and Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, talk with Bobby Clark (right), the San Antonio area manager for the Combined Arms Collective Training Facility at Camp Bullis May 22. Greg Nix, an electronics technician with the CACTF, sits at the computer. Yonkers and Hammack came to Joint Base San Antonio May 21-22 to examine and discuss energy-saving construction initiatives for their respective services and tour facilities on Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis. The CACTF provides realistic urban operations training.

    Secretaries visit Joint Base San Antonio

    Terry Yonkers (left), assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics and Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, talk with Bobby Clark (right), the San Antonio...

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FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - The Army and Air Force are finding ways to make the military more energy efficient.

The Honorable Katherine Hammack, the assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment; and the Honorable Terry Yonkers, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, answer questions and discuss current and future energy and environmental initiatives of both services around the world, May 22.

Topics of the media roundtable included: Net Zero Initiatives at installations, energy and petroleum reductions on installations, Renewable Energy projects, 1 Gigawatt of renewable energy by 2014, Advancements and successes in Soldier Power, Vehicle Power and Contingency Basing.

A recording of the entire media roundtable is available at:
http://www.dvidshub.net/video/144784

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