BRIGADIER GENERAL STACEY T. HAWKINS

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Brig. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins is the Commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill Air Force Base, Utah. As Commander, he leads a team of more than 8,500 personnel performing depot maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification of the A-10, C-130, F-16, F-22, F-35 and the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system. The complex also oversees the national-level airpower reservoir for aircraft storage, reclamation, regeneration and disposal at Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona. Additionally, the complex produces aerospace commodities that include electronics, avionics, instruments, power systems and software for the assigned weapon systems, and is the landing gear center of excellence for the U.S. Air Force. His responsibilities extend to operating locations in Japan, Colorado, Nebraska, Texas, California, Florida, Wyoming, North Dakota and Montana. The Ogden Air Logistics Complex directly supports a global supply chain enabling Department of Defense and allied combat operations.

 

General Hawkins is a native of Bastrop, Louisiana and received his commission from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1991. He has commanded a squadron, group and wing as well as served as an air logistics complex deputy commander. He also served as a White House Fellow and the aircraft maintenance officer for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. General Hawkins has deployed throughout Southwest Asia and the Horn of Africa, led logistics operations on the Korean Peninsula and served in the Pentagon as well as military adviser to the Vice President of the United States at the White House. 

 

Most recently, he was Director of Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Mobility Command.

EDUCATION
1991 Bachelor of Science degree, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1998 Master of Arts degree with honors, Organizational Management, George Washington University
1998 Squadron Officer School, Distinguished Graduate and Commandant’s Trophy, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2004 Master of Military Operational Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College
2005 Master of Airpower Art and Science degree, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies
2007 Air War College, by correspondence
2008 White House Fellow, U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C.
2011 Master of Business Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
2014 Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JPME II), Norfolk, Va.
2014 Enterprise Leadership Seminar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2014 Leadership Development Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2015 Capstone General and Flag Officer Course, National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair Washington, D.C.
2015 AFSO21 Executive Leaders Course, Haslam School of Business, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 

ASSIGNMENTS
1. August 1991 – December 1993, Officer in Charge, B-52G/H Stratofortress and KC-135A Stratotanker Aircraft Inspection and Component Repair branches, 2nd Field Maintenance Squadron, 2nd Bomb Wing (Strategic Air Command), then Officer in Charge, KC-10A Extender Sortie Generation Flight, 32nd Air Refueling Squadron, 458th Operations Group (Air Mobility Command), Barksdale AFB, La. (October - December 1992, Chief of Logistics, 1701st Air Refueling Wing-Provisional, Southwest Asia)
2. January 1994 – July 1996, Flight Commander, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, 11th Wing, Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C.
3. August 1996 – June  1998, (Air Force Intern Program) Media Relations Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force for Public Affairs, then Maintenance and Munitions Policy Staff Officer, Directorate of Aircraft Maintenance and Munitions, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
4. July 1998 – March 2000, Maintenance Supervisor, 57th Logistics Support Squadron, then A-10 Thunderbolt II and F-15 Eagle Aircraft Maintenance Flight Commander, 57th Aircraft Generation Squadron,  57th Wing, Nellis AFB, Nev.
5. April 2000 - May 2002, Maintenance Officer, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron – The Thunderbirds, then Maintenance Supervisor, 57th Component Repair Squadron,  Nellis AFB, Nev.
6. June 2002 – July 2003, Maintenance Operations Officer, 51st Maintenance Squadron,  51st Fighter Wing, Pacific Air Forces, Osan Air Base, South Korea
7. August 2003 – June 2004, student, Intermediate Developmental Education, Air Command and Staff College
8. July 2004 – June 2005, student, Advanced Studies Group, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies
9. July 2005 – July 2007, Commander, 305th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, McGuire AFB, N.J. (May - September 2006, Deputy Commander, 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Group, Southwest Asia)
10. August 2007 – October  2008, White House Fellow, Senior Developmental Education, special assistant to the Administrator (Director, National Guaranty Purchase Center), U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C.
11. November 2008 – September 2010, Special Adviser for defense policy and intelligence programs to the Vice President, the White House, Washington, D.C.
12. October 2010 – June 2011, Air Force Institute of Technology-sponsored Sloan Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
13. July 2011 – July 2012, Commander, 380th Expeditionary Maintenance Group, Southwest Asia
14. August 2012 – June 2013, Deputy Commander for Maintenance, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Sustainment Center (Air Force Materiel Command), Tinker AFB, Okla.
15. June 2013 – May 2015, Installation Commander and Commander, 10th Air Base Wing, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
16. May 2015 – August 2017, Director of Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill.
17. August 2017 – Present, Commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Air Force Sustainment Center (Air Force Material Command), Hill AFB, Utah

SUMMARY OF JOINT ASSIGNMENTS
1. November 2008 – September 2010, Special Advisor for defense policy and intelligence programs to the Vice President of the United States, the White House, Washington, D.C., as a lieutenant colonel and colonel

MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters
Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Achievement Medal
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Meritorious Unit Award with oak leaf cluster
Air Force Recognition Ribbon
Southwest Asia Service Medal with bronze star 
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with bronze star 
Korean Defense Service Medal
Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon with gold border and oak leaf cluster
Kuwait Liberation Medal Government of Kuwait

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
1999 Secretary of the Air Force Leadership award
2003 Pacific Air Forces Leo Marquez award nominee--Outstanding USAF Munitions Maintenance Officer
2005 Air Armament Museum Foundation Award for the best SAASS thesis on Technology and Airpower
2006 US Jaycees Ten Outstanding Young Americans (TOYA) national award

PUBLICATIONS
Procuring and Sustaining the Joint Strike Fighter,” Air Force Journal of Logistics, spring 2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p15

EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Second Lieutenant May 29, 1991
First Lieutenant May 29, 1993
Captain May 29, 1995
Major May 1, 2002
Lieutenant Colonel March 1, 2006
Colonel Oct. 1, 2009
Brigadier General Aug. 2, 2015

(Current as of September 2017)