Colonel Tammie L. Harris

Deputy Joint Base Commander

Deputy Joint Base Commander 

Colonel Tammie L. Harris is the Commander, 647th Air Base Group, 15th Wing, and Deputy Commander, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. In the 647th Air Base Group, she leads over 900 personnel and five squadrons to deliver the full range of mission support for base, theater and global air/joint operations as required by the Commander, U.S. Pacific Command and the Commander, Pacific Air Forces.

Tammie graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, receiving her commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps in May 1997. She has served in a variety of positions at HAF, FOA, MAJCOM, and squadron levels including 4 overseas assignments, and 4 deployments.  She commanded the 47th Civil Engineer Squadron at Laughlin AFB, TX and the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron at Andersen AFB, Guam. She also holds a Professional Engineer's license in Texas..

EDUCATION
1997 Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 2001 Master of Science in Management, Webster University, Saint Louis, MO 2002 Master of Business Administration, Webster University, Saint Louis, MO 2002 Squadron Officer School (residence), Maxwell Air Force Base, AL
2011 Air Command and Staff College (residence), Maxwell AFB, AL  2011 Master of Military Operational Arts and Sciences, Maxwell AFB, AL 2012 Air War College (correspondence), Maxwell AFB, AL

ASSIGNMENTS
1. Jul 97–Jun 99, Pavements Engineer and Chief, Maintenance Engineering, 43 CES, Pope AFB, NC
2. Jun 99–Dec 01, Chief, Base Development and Chief, Pollution Prevention, 374 CES, Yokota AB, Japan
3. Dec 01–Aug 02, Chief, Civil Engineer Operations, Office of Military Cooperation, Gianaclis AB, Egypt
4. Aug 02–Oct 02, Student, Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, AL
5. Oct 02–Jul 04, Chief, Base Development, 60 CES, Travis AFB, CA
6. Jul 04–Jun 05, Housing Program Manager, Directorate of Mission Support, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 7. Jun 05–Jun 06, O&M Program Manager, Directorate of Installations & Mission Support, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
8. Jun 06–Jun 07, Exec Officer, Directorate of Installations and Mission Support, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
9. Jun 07–Jul 09, Commander, Civil Engineer Flight, Morón AB, Spain
10. Jul 09–Jun 10, Chief, Contingency Construction Branch, Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment, Brooks City- Base, TX
11. Jun 10–Jun 11, Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, AL
12. Jun 11–May 13, Chief, Nuclear Infrastructure Management, Directorate of Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, The Pentagon
13. May 13–Aug 14, Chief, Installation Operations Branch and Chief, AF Joint Basing, Directorate of Civil Engineers, The Pentagon
14. Aug 14–Jun 16, Commander, 47th Civil Engineer Squadron, Laughlin AFB, TX
15. Jun 16–Jul 18, Commander, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, Andersen AFB, Guam
16. Aug 18–Jul 19, Chief, Strategic Design & Construction Division, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, JBSA-Lackland, TX
17. Jul 19–Present, Commander, 647th Air Base Group, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal with 6 oak leaf clusters Joint Service Commendation Medal Air Force Commendation Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters
Air Force Achievement Medal

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
First Lieutenant, 15 June 1999
Captain, 15 June 2001
Major, 1 April 2007
Lieutenant Colonel, 1 July 2012
Colonel, 1 November 2018

(Current as of July 2019)

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