Major General Earnest O. Robbins II (USAF Ret.)

Retired President | MENA+ Parsons Corporationearnoestorobbins


BS Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky
MS Engineering Arizona State University
Air War College
Diploma, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Initiated Triangle
Kentucky Chapter, 1965

Wife: Donna Murrah Robbins
Children: Pam, Kristen, Karen, Laura


Major General  Earnest O. Robbins II, a native of Maysville KY, retired from active duty, United States Air Force, 1 June 2003. At the time of his retirement, General Robbins was The Air Force Civil Engineer, Headquarters United States Air Force at the Pentagon. For 34 years he served in a variety of Civil Engineer positions at base, Major Air Command, and Pentagon assignments. He served overseas in the Philippines, Thailand, and Germany.

He was the Command Civil Engineer for Air Force Space Command and, subsequently, Air Combat Command, before his promotion to become The Air Force Civil Engineer in 1999. Since his Air Force retirement, General Robbins has worked as an executive at Parsons Corporation and as a consultant to companies involved in supporting the  US military.

He  has served on several non-profit boards of direction and advisory committees, and he has served on the University of Kentucky College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council since 2003.

General Robbins received numerous military decorations for his service to the Air Force. In addition, he was recognized as one of America’s Top Ten Public Works Leaders by the American Public Works Association in 1989, and he has been inducted into both the University of Kentucky’s Alumni Hall of Distinction and the UK College of Engineering Hall of Distinction. He was recognized as one of Triangle Fraternity’s Men of the Century and served five years as a member of the Triangle Education Foundation’s Board of Directors.

North Carolina Military Committee
Junior Engineer Technical Society
Triangle Education Foundation
Business Council for International Understanding
University of Kentucky Alumni Association

Society of American Military Engineers, Past National President
Military Officers’ Association of America
Air Force Association

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