Theory Discussion

Theory Discussion

1st Lts. Alexis Harper (l) and Audra Morrow discuss the theory behind some of the course instruction in the Cyber School. Morrow joined the Cyber Branch following graduation from West Point. Harper, a former military intelligence enlisted member, joined the Cyber Branch through the voluntary transfer incentive program.
Network Programming

Network Programming

Spc. Steven Walters fixes his attention on his computer as he completes a network programming and scripting exercise at the Cyber School. Walters recently re-classed from Infantry to be a Cyber Operations Specialist.
Joint Training

Joint Training

Marine Gunnery Sgt. Matthew Seelbach, Capt. Stephen Willson and 2nd Lt. Aaditya Bhatia engage in network security training at the Cyber School. The trio are in the final weeks of the school's Cyber Common Technical Core course.
Settling In

Settling In

Maj. Esham Ahmed explains how he's becoming acquainted with Signal School curriculum as Capt. Mohamed Ghoneim looks on. The Egyptian military officers are students in the Signal Captains Career Course.
Network Knowledge

Network Knowledge

Staff Sgt. Jessica Barboza works on configuring her system network address as part of an assignment in the Signal School's Senior Leader Course. Barboza is assigned to the 2nd NATO Signal Battalion in Naples, Italy. (Photo by CCoE Public Affairs)
Team Training

Team Training

Capt. Seongbo Choi, Capt. Radinko Dujkovic of Bosnia-Heregovina, and 1st Lt. Saarland Kamar Shresstha team up to review the Military Decision-Making Process, a step by step process for military decision-making in both garrison and tactical environments. The trio are students in the Signal Captains Career Course. (Photo by CCoE Public Affairs)
Innovation Challenge

Innovation Challenge

Spc. Abraham Spalding (left) and Sgt. Cedric July of the Army's Cyber Protection Brigade set up equipment from a prototype defensive cyber operations deployment kit. The Soldiers are part of a team which has spent the last three days testing the equipment and providing feedback to the kit's developers at the CCoE's Cyber Battle Lab.
Cyber Quest Connections

Cyber Quest Connections

Lt. Col. Stephen Roberts, lead project officer for Cyber Quest '17, welcomes vendors to an initial planning meeting Feb. 14 at the Augusta Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. Nearly 30 vendors will participate in the nearly three-week long experiment in June, which looks at identifying innovative signal, cyber, electronic warfare, and intelligence technologies. (Photo by CCoE Public Affairs)
Field Training

Field Training

Students in the Signal School's Radio Operator-Maintainer Course prepare to set up an OE-254 Antenna Group at a field training site at Fort Gordon. The students' training including performing a complete inventory of the equipment, connecting and erecting it, and properly packing it for storage.
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U.S. ARMY
CYBER CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
AND FORT GORDON
COMMANDING GENERAL
MG JOHN B. MORRISON, JR.
MG Morrison

Major General John B. Morrison, Jr. assumed duties as the Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon on August 26, 2016.

Major General Morrison, Jr. received his commission through ROTC at James Madison University in Virginia where he graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in marketing. He also holds a Master of Science Degree in Telecommunications Management from Webster University and a Master of Strategic Resourcing from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF).

His military education includes Signal Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Tactical Signal Officer’s Staff Course, and the Advanced Airborne (Jumpmaster) School. In addition to ICAF, Major General Morrison is a graduate of both the Command and General Staff College (CGSC) and the Joint Forces Staff College.

His initial assignments were as Platoon Leader and Assistant S-3 in the 1st Signal Battalion, 7th Signal Brigade, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He later commanded B Company, 1st Signal Battalion and deployed as part of the 93rd Signal Brigade, VII Corps, during the Persian Gulf War. In 1992, he was assigned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as the Assistant Brigade S-3, 35th Signal Brigade (Airborne) and then as the Assistant Operations Officer for the 50th Signal Battalion (Corps, Forced Entry, Airborne) where he participated in the Hurricane Andrew relief effort in Florida and provided support for Operation Uphold Democracy. In 1995, he served as an intern in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and as an Action Officer on the Army Staff (G-8) in the Pentagon. After CGSC, he served as the Deputy G-6, 1st Cavalry Division and Multi-National Division (North) in Bosnia-Herzegovina and later as the Battalion S-3 for the 13th Signal Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division. He then served in the Command, Control, Communications, and Computers Systems Directorate (J-6), Joint Staff, in Washington DC. Later, he commanded the 13th Signal Battalion (Task Force Mercury) supporting the 1st Cavalry Division and Task Force Baghdad in Iraq. In 2005, he served as the Signal Branch Chief, Human Resources Command, in Alexandria, Virginia, and later commanded the globally deployed Joint Communications Support Element (Airborne) from 2007-2009. At the Pentagon, he was the Executive Officer, Army CIO/G-6 from 2009-2010, and LandWarNet/Mission Command Director in the Department of the Army G-3/5/7 from 2010 to 2012. He served as the Commanding General for the 7th Signal Command (Theater), Fort Gordon, from 2012-2014. From 2014-2016, Major General Morrison served as the Commanding General for the United States Army Network Enterprise Technology Command at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.

Major General Morrison is married to the former Ann Graves, and they have four wonderful daughters – Christine, Kate, Colleen, and Kelly – a son-in-law, Andrew, and a granddaughter, Kaitlyn.