Corps Hires New Equal Employment Opportunity Manager
Kevin Henderson has assumed the duties of the US Army Corps of Engineers–Alaska District’s Equal Employment Opportunity Manager.
Prior to retiring from active duty from the Army in June 2018 as a Sergeant First Class, Henderson served as the US Army Alaska’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) operations manager/non-commissioned officer-in-charge and Lead Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. In that role, he trained and provided services to more than 10,000 soldiers, their families and Department of Defense civilians.
During his twenty-five years in the Army, Henderson was stationed at Illeshiem, Germany; Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Fort McCoy, Wisconsin; and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska; serving as a human resources specialist and maintaining the SHARP and SARC duties in several of those stations.
In 2008, Henderson deployed to Tikrit, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is a certified John Maxwell team coach, trainer, and speaker. Henderson is a DiSC behavioral consultant. He holds an associate’s degree in liberal arts from Chaminade University of Honolulu.
Henderson was born in Highland Park, Michigan. He is married and has five children and one grandchild.
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Alaska Problems Require Alaska Solutions
On January 16, a fire destroyed the water plant and washeteria in the southwest Alaska village of Tuluksak. For the village of about 350 people, it was a devastating blow. The water plant was the only source of drinking water in the village, in which the primarily Yup’ik residents lack indoor plumbing and rely on honey buckets, not uncommon in the flat, swampy region.