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    AFN Europe News Report

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  • USAG Vicenza Commander, Col. David Buckingham shows Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Katherine Hammack the progress of construction at Del Din during her visit to Italy, Sept. 13, 2012.

    Vicenza: Hammack sees energy initiatives in Italy

    USAG Vicenza Commander, Col. David Buckingham shows Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment Katherine Hammack the progress of construction at Del Din during her visit to Italy, Sept. 13, 2012.

  • Ralph Wurm, an engineer with USAG Ansbach Directorate of Public Works, explains the Ansbach solar energy program to Katherine Hammack, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment. Hammack visited Ansbach Sept. 12-13, 2012, to see some of these energy-saving measures at work.

    Ansbach: Hammack observes lean, green conservation machine

    Ralph Wurm, an engineer with USAG Ansbach Directorate of Public Works, explains the Ansbach solar energy program to Katherine Hammack, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment. Hammack visited Ansbach Sept. 12-13...

  • Col. James Saenz (far right), commander, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, and garrison representatives discuss Net Zero waste goals and community recycling practices with the Honorable Katherine Hammack (left), assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, at the USAG Grafenwoehr Recycle Center, Sept. 7.

    Assistant Secretary visits U.S. Army installations in Europe

    Col. James Saenz (far right), commander, U.S. Army Garrison Grafenwoehr, and garrison representatives discuss Net Zero waste goals and community recycling practices with the Honorable Katherine Hammack (left), assistant secretary of the Army for...

  • Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, the Honorable Katherine Hammack talks with an employee of pump manufacturer, Grundfos, during the Installation Management Command Europe Energy Symposium on Sept. 11.

    Assistant Secretary visits U.S. Army installations in Europe

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, the Honorable Katherine Hammack talks with an employee of pump manufacturer, Grundfos, during the Installation Management Command Europe Energy Symposium on Sept. 11.

  • Carl Pritchard, director of Public Works, shows off a "clock" that displays the amount of energy generated by solar photovoltaic panels installed on their building to Hon. Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, during a visit of Kelley Barracks on Sept. 7. Since completion of the project in 2010, the panels have produced over 112 megawatt hours of energy to date.

    Assistant Secretary visits U.S. Army installations in Europe

    Carl Pritchard, director of Public Works, shows off a "clock" that displays the amount of energy generated by solar photovoltaic panels installed on their building to Hon. Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and...

  • Roger Gerber, director of U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's Transformation and Stationing Management Office, describes the many projects under way on Clay Kaserne to the Honorable Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and the Environment, as Col. David Carstens (left), USAG Wiesbaden commander, and other leaders listen.

    Assistant Secretary visits U.S. Army installations in Europe

    Roger Gerber, director of U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden's Transformation and Stationing Management Office, describes the many projects under way on Clay Kaserne to the Honorable Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations...

PENTAGON, Washington DC ( Sept. 7, 2012) - - The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, the Honorable Katherine Hammack, is touring U.S. Army installations in Germany and Italy.

During her ten-day visit she will observe U.S. Army transformation efforts in Europe, and tour LEED facilities and Europe's net zero installations.

Hammack, accompanied by Sgt. Maj. Tracey Anbiya, senior enlisted advisor, and Paul D. Cramer, acting deputy assistant secretary of the Army for installations, housing and partnerships, departed Washington Sept. 5, 2012 en-route to the U.S. Army Garrison, Wiesbaden, Germany.

Other visits include stops at installations in Baumholder, Stuttgart, Grafenwohr, Garmisch, Kaiserslautern, Baden Wurttemberg, Bamgberg, Schweinfurt, Ansbach, and Vicenza.

On Sept. 11, 2012, she will take part in a European Energy Conference. It is anticipated that during her keynote address to the 100 conference participants, she will provide the Army perspective on energy conservation and Net Zero initiatives, both current and future. Conference attendees include Garrison Commanders, Installation Energy Managers, US Army Corps of Engineer's personnel, German utility companies, industry vendors and German energy consultants.

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