Joseph S. Hockaday is the Director of AFIMSC Detachment 7, Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), Randolph, Texas. Mr. Hockaday serves as the senior AFIMSC respresentative to both HQ AETC MAJCOM and Installation leadership where he promotes and synchronizes AFIMSC enterprise unity of effort. Mr. Hockaday delivers globally integrated management, resourcing, combat support programs and services in the major mission areas of: Airmen and family support services, chaplain, communications, civil engineering, contracting, public affairs, financial management, logistics readiness, and security forces to enhance warfighter readiness and lethality.

Mr. Hockaday served on active duty in the United States Air Force prior to entering Federal Civil Service. Mr. Hockaday has held numerous base level, Major Command, and Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) positions.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Hockaday served as Director of the 802d Civil Engineer Squadron, JBSA-Randolph, Texas.  His squadron consisted of 229 authorized personnel who provided full-spectrum facilities engineering, environmental program management, and housing support across the JBSA enterprise.

1984 Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.
1986 Squadron Office School (Residence), Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1995 Master of Business Administration, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
2006 Air War College, Seminar, Outstanding Graduate
2009 Air Force Civilian Leadership Course, Federal Executive Institute (FEI), Charlottesville, Va.
2016 Excellence in Government Fellows Program, Washington, D.C.

1. Apr 1984 – Sep 1996, Various assignments as an AF Civil Engineer Officer. Locations included KI Sawyer AFB, MI, Clark AB, Republic of the Philippines, Bergstrom AFB, Texas and JBSA-Randolph, Texas
2. Sep 1996 – Oct 2001, Contract Programmer, later, Maintenance Engineer, JBSA-Randolph, Texas
3. Oct 2001 – Feb 2003, Civil Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Eglin AFB, Fla.
4. Feb 2003 – Nov 2004, Chief, Contracts Branch, later, Chief, Engineering Flight, JBSA-Lackland AFB, Texas
5. Nov 2004 – Jun 2006, Military Construction (MILCON) Program Manager, HQ AETC, JBSA-Randolph, Texas
6. Jun 2006 – Oct 2007, Chief, Flying Training MILCON Branch, HQ AETC, JBSA-Randolph, Texas
7. Oct 2007 – Oct 2012, Chief, Western MILCON Program Management Office, AFCEC, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
8. Oct 2012 – May 2015, Chief HQ AETC & USAF Academy MILCON Branch, AFCEC, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
9. May 2015 – Jan 2018, Chief, West Region Environmental Branch, AFCEC, JBSA-Randolph, Texas
10. Jan 2018 – Sep 2019, Executive Director, 502d Security Forces Group, JBSA-Randolph, Texas
11. Oct 2019 – Aug 2023, Director, 802d Civil Engineer Squadron, JBSA-Lackland, Texas
12. Aug 2023 – Present, Director, Detachment 7 (AETC), Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, JBSA-Randolph, Texas

2004 Air Force Achievement Medal
2016, 2018, and 2019 Air Force Exemplary Civilian Service Awards with two oak leaf clusters
2019 and 2023 Meritorious Civilian Service Award

Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Texas

(Current as of November 2023)