Lt. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins is the Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. AFSC is a global organization composed of more than 40,000 Total Force Airmen. The center delivers end-to-end life-cycle sustainment and logistics for aircraft, missiles, propulsion systems, aerospace commodities, and weapons system software to preserve Department of Defense warfighting readiness. AFSC also manages and executes the Air Force supply chain, delivers modern software solutions through Agile and Development, Security, and Operations methodologies, provides comprehensive installation management and projects expeditionary capabilities to the Joint Force, the nuclear enterprise, interagency operations, U.S. allies and coalition partners. The Art of the Possible mission culture underpins how AFSC optimizes its world-class people, facilities worth $27.2 billion across three installations, and a $26.8 billion spare parts inventory to generate $16.6 billion in annual revenue from maintenance and supply chain operations.

Lt. Gen. Hawkins is a native of Bastrop, Louisiana and commissioned from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1991. Previously, he led operational logistics in various assignments to include warfighting theaters of operation across southwest Asia, the Horn of Africa, and on the Korean Peninsula. He also commanded a squadron, expeditionary maintenance group, air base wing and air logistics complex. As a general officer, he directed logistics, installation support, force protection and nuclear integration activities in three Air Force major commands as well as the air component to U.S. Transportation Command and the U.S. Space Force. He served as a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan Fellow, White House Fellow, the Maintenance Officer for the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Team, “The Thunderbirds,” and a U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Ceremonial Guardsman. Additionally, Lt. Gen. Hawkins served at the White House as special advisor for defense policy and intelligence programs in the Office of the Vice President of the United States.

Prior to his current assignment, Lt. Gen. Hawkins was Director of Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, serving as senior logistician in the lead MAJCOM for the Combat Air Forces.