Bloggers: Learn How the U.S. Army is Transforming Cyber While At War

Join the U.S. Army’s Online and Social Media Division for a media/bloggers roundtable in conjunction with the 2011 LandWarNet Conference entitled, “Transforming Cyber While At War”.

Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence, Chief Information Officer/G-6, and Lt. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez, Commanding General of U.S. Army Cyber Command/2nd Army, will be on hand to discuss the Army network vision for 2020 and the future of Army cyber forces.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

11:00 a.m. EST

The Army announced Lt. Gen. Susan S. Lawrence’s appointment as the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 on March 3, 2011. As the CIO, Lt. Gen. Lawrence reports directly to the Secretary of the Army for setting strategic direction and objectives, and supervises all Army C4 (command, control, communications, and computers) and IT functions. As the G-6, she supports the Chief of Staff of the Army by advising on network, communications, and signal operations. This includes advising on the impact of communications security, force structure, equipping, and employment of network, communications, and signal capabilities on Army operations.

Lt. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez was commissioned as a second lieutenant of Artillery from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York on 2 June 1976. His commands have ranged from the Battery level with 2nd Battalion, 33rd Field Artillery and 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery to Battalion level with 1st Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, later re-designated 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery to Brigade level command as the Commander of Division Artillery, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Hood, Texas. He also served as the Assistant Division Commander (Support), 1st Armored Division, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, and the Commanding General, United States Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia.

To join the conversation Wednesday, August 24 at 11:00 a.m. EST with Lt. Gen. Lawrence and Lt. Gen. Hernandez, simply send an email to Brittany.A.Brown [at] us.army.mil to receive dial-in information.