Dr. Daryl Hauck is the Manager of NNSA’s Sandia Field Office (SFO) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a position he has held since August 2021. He is responsible for the overall administration of the Sandia National Laboratories contract (~$3.8 billion/year), the day-to-day administration of the SFO, and oversight of Laboratory operations. The Labs’ mission is stockpile stewardship and national security research and development. Dr. Hauck is a member of the Senior Executive Service.
Prior to becoming SFO Manager, Dr. Hauck served as the Program Executive Officer for Stockpile Modernization in NNSA’s Office of Defense Programs. He was responsible for completing the cost, schedule and performance goals of the major modernization programs including the B61-12 Life Extension Program, the W88 Alteration 370, the W80-4 Life Extension Program, and the W87-1 Modification Program. Dr. Hauck joined the NNSA in June 2016.
Dr. Hauck is a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general, with previous assignments as the Program Executive Officer for Strategic Systems; the Program Executive Officer for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Special Operations Forces programs; and Vice Commander of the Aeronautical Systems Center. He also commanded an electronic systems group at Hanscom Air Force Base, and two aeronautical systems wings at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Dr. Hauck graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in operations research. He earned a doctorate in industrial engineering from Arizona State University; a Master of Science in systems management from the Air Force Institute of Technology; a Master of Military Arts from the Air Command and Staff College; and a Master of Military Arts from the Air War College, where he was awarded the Douhet-Mitchell International Airpower Trophy for the paper that best demonstrates extraordinary vision and foresight into the future military aerospace requirements of the United States.