J-6 Cyber/C4

October 8, 2020
By Kimberly Underwood
U.S. Air Force Airmen monitor computers in support of the Advanced Battle Management System Onramp 2 exercise. Multiple exercises took place this fall to prove some of the initial concepts of joint warfighting across all domains. Credit: Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hernandez

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.

August 6, 2020
 

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.

July 25, 2018
 

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.

July 25, 2018
 

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.