The U.S. military is rapidly pursuing Joint All-Domain Command and Control to confront near-peer adversaries, including China and Russia. Innovative computing, software and advanced data processing, as well as emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud and 5G communications, will be needed. Leaders also understand they must shed some of the military’s old practices to succeed.
Maj. Gen. Dennis A. Crall, USMC, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as director, command, control, communications, and computers (C4)/cyber, and chief information officer, J-6, Joint Staff.
Capt. William E. Chase III, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy director, command, control, communications, and computers/cyber (DD C4/Cyber), J-6, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.
Lt. Gen. Bradford J. Shwedo, USA, has been nominated for assignment as director for command, control, communications, and computers/cyber; and chief information officer J-6, Joint Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Capt. Nancy A. Norton, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as director for command, control, communications and cyber (C4), J-6, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii.
Brig. Gen. Bruce T. Crawford, USA, has been assigned as director, J-6, Cyber/C4, U.S. European Command, Germany.