John Henderson (engineer)

John W. Henderson is an American engineer, United States Army engineer officer, and government official. He is the current Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy). His nomination by President Donald Trump was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 15, 2018.[2] Prior to his nomination, Henderson most recently served in the U.S. Army as the Commander of the Omaha District, Army Corps of Engineers. He has over 23 years of active military experience as an Army engineer officer, including serving two combat tours to Iraq and one combat tour to Afghanistan as an engineer battalion task force commander.[3][4]

John Henderson
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Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment & Energy)
Assumed office
February 20, 2018[1]
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byMiranda A. A. Ballentine
Personal details
EducationSouth Dakota School of Mines and Technology


  1. ^ "Edgemont native named Assistant Secretary of the Air Force". Rapid City Journal. March 7, 2018. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  2. ^ "PN857 — John Henderson — Department of Defense". U.S. Congress. February 15, 2018. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  3. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts". The White House. July 31, 2017. Retrieved 14 August 2017.  This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  4. ^ Liang, John (August 1, 2017). "Trump names nominee for Air Force installations chief". Inside Defense. Retrieved 14 August 2017.

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