Col. Hauver joined the faculty at the U.S. Naval War College in 2021. He is an ROTC graduate from Virginia Tech where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets. He has served as a squadron section commander, general officer assignments and promotions officer, rated force policy chief, operations officer, contingency manning chief, executive officer, commander’s action group director, squadron commander and deputy group commander. His most recent assignment was as the chief of strategic workforce planning in the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability Office at the Pentagon where he was responsible for integrating human capital into the future force design.