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Mr. Brian E. Hoffman is the Vice Director for the 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. As the senior civilian leader, he is responsible for consolidating 49 installation management support functions to enable the largest joint base in the Department of Defense. The 8,000-person 502nd ABW unifies 11 geographically distinct locations including JBSA-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland, JBSA-Randolph and JBSA-Camp Bullis and consists of 266 mission partners, 80,000 full-time personnel, and a local community of more than 250,000 retirees. He advises the commander on civilian personnel actions and assists the commander in management and oversight of major projects, facilities, and infrastructure worth $37 billion for 20 Wing equivalent organizations.

Mr. Hoffman is a prior active duty finance officer and commissioned from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2007. He held positions as an E- 3 combat operations controller and student pilot before joining the

finance career field. As a finance officer, Mr. Hoffman managed a variety of unique comptroller organizations gaining experience and knowledge in budget, financial services, accounting, cost analysis, non- appropriated funds, and quality assurance. He served in multiple positions at the base-level including interim commander of the 45th Comptroller Squadron at Patrick AFB, Florida. He also served in a variety of centers including the Air Force Financial Management Center of Expertise and Deputy of Budget Operations for the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center. While on active duty, he deployed once to Kabul, Afghanistan and once to a joint position with headquarters, International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan. Hoffman also worked on the Enterprise Stress Test team at the United Services Automobile Association before returning to the Air Force as a civil servant. He continues to serve in the United States Air Force Reserve.


2007     Bachelor of Science, History, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado

2007     Air and Space Basic Course, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

2008     Basic Financial Management Officer Course, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

2009     Civilian Personnel Management Course, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida

2011     Financial Management Staff Officers Course, Keesler AFB, Mississippi

2013     Squadron Officer School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

2014     Master of Business Administration, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma

2018     Air Command and Staff College, by correspondence

2020     Air War College, by correspondence


1. May 2007 – March 2008, E-3 Combat Operations Controller, 552d Operations Sq, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma

2. March 2008 – Dec. 2008, Student Pilot, 48th Flight Training Sq, Laughlin AFB, Texas

3. Dec. 2008 – June 2009, Financial Services Flight Commander, 45th Comptroller Sq, Patrick AFB, Florida

4. June 2009 – July 2012, Deputy, Financial Analysis, 45th Comptroller Sq, Patrick AFB, Florida

DEPLOYED June 2010 – Feb. 2011, Accounting and Integration Flight Commander, Camp Eggers, Afghanistan

5. July 2012 – Sept. 2014, Special Programs Financial Analysts, Financial Management Center of Expertise, Denver, Colorado

DEPLOYED Nov. 2013 – June 2014, Force Reintegration Cell Financial Advisor, International

Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan

6. Sept. 2014 – July 2017, Chief Financial Analysis, 52d Comptroller Sq, Spangdahlem AB, Germany

7. July 2017 – Oct. 2018, Deputy, Budget Operations, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas

8. Oct. 2018 – Jan. 2019, Financial Analyst, Enterprise Stress Testing, USAA, San Antonio, Texas

9. Jan. 2019 – March 2020, Deputy Comptroller, 502d Comptroller Sq, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas

10. March 20 – July 2020, Director of Staff, 502d Air Base Wing, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas

11. July 2020 – Present, Vice Director, 502d Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas


Armed Forces Civilian Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
2016 Commander-in-Chief Air Force Installation of the Year Award

Current as of August 2021