Mr. Michael Stocks is currently the Chief of Staff for the 63rd Regional Support Command, Mountain View, California. Prior to this assignment he was the Command Executive Officer for the HQs, Military Intelligence Readiness Command at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Mr. Stocks is a native of Sacramento, Calif., Mr. Stocks received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Methodist College in 1989, his Masters of Arts in International Relations from Boston University in 1993 and Masters in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College in 2011. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Corps and is a Distinguished Military Graduate.
Mr. Stocks entered Government Civilian Service in September of 2007 as the Staff Operations and Training Specialist/Deputy G-7 of the 335th Signal Command (Theater) located in Atlanta, Georgia. He oversaw all individual and collective training requirements for the Command, authored the yearly Command Training Plan and assumed additional duties as the Command USR Officer and Mobilization Chief from September 2007 until May 2010.
In 2010, Mr. Stocks moved to El Paso Texas as a Strategic Planner on the 1st Armored Division Mission Support Element Staff. He oversaw five separate strategic projects from initial concept, planning, resourcing and execution. This position was cut short by an involuntary mobilization to Afghanistan as an Army Reservist.
Mr. Stocks accepted the position as Command Executive Officer for the USAR Legal Command in February of 2011 and assisted in orchestrating the accession of the Legal Command to direct reporting unit (DRU) to the US Army Reserve Command. Mr. Stocks was responsible for all civilian hiring, discipline, evaluations and awards for the Command. Mr. Stocks assumed the additional duty as the Command Security Manager.
June of 2012, Mr. Stocks accepted his present assignment as the Command Executive Officer of the Military Intelligence Readiness Command. In addition to his duties to oversee all civilian actions he has dual responsibilities overseeing the personnel, security, logistics and communications directorates of the Command.
Prior to entering Government Civilian Service, Mr. Stocks was the owner of Maxwell & Hitchcok LLC and Max Ties LLC in Atlanta Georgia from 1997 to 2007. Mr. Stocks’ civilian awards include the Superior Civilian Service Award and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service.
As a Miltech, Mr. Stocks is also the Commanding Officer of the 2300 Military Intelligence Group in Charlottesville, VA with detachments in three locations supporting the National Ground Intelligence Command located at Rivana Station Virginia.He is the proud father of three daughters and resides in Alexandria, Virginia.