As the Director, Office of Security Programs (OSP), Ms. Valerie Hasberry leads the Capitol Police Buildings, Grounds and Security jurisdiction and is responsible for the maintenance, care and operation of the buildings, grounds and security enhancements of the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) and related facilities. OSP also provides centralized security operations for the U.S. Capitol, manages the Architect of the Capitol's internal security programs and perimeter security kiosks, coordinates interagency emergency preparedness, and supports the USCP in protecting, policing and providing security for the congressional community and its visitors.
Prior to joining the Architect of the Capitol, Ms. Hasberry served in the United States Air Force as a Civil Engineer Officer. Her final Air Force assignment was as Chief, Civil Engineer Readiness Division and the Civil Engineer Officer Career Field Manager at Headquarters U.S. Air Force where she was responsible for leading the development of civil engineer readiness, emergency services, and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defense doctrine, policy, and guidance.
Over the course of her military career, Ms. Hasberry held a variety of positions at installation, major command, Air Staff and Joint Staff levels including Deputy Joint Base Commander and Commander, 627th Air Base Group at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, command of a Civil Engineer Squadron; Military Construction Program Manager; Chief, Operations Flight; Chief, Planning and Basing Branch; and Chief, Capabilities Integration Branch on the Joint Staff.
Ms. Hasberry graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering. She earned her commission through the Reserve Officers Training Corp program and entered active duty in June 1989. Ms. Hasberry holds a Master of Arts in Administration from Webster University, a Master of Military Studies from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and a Master of Strategic Studies from Army War College.