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Senate Confirms LTG Nakasone to Lead USCYBERCOM and NSA/CSS

Release No: PA-007-18 April 24, 2018 PRINT | E-MAIL
FORT MEADE, Md. —

The U.S. Senate today, April, 24 2018, voted to confirm the nomination of Lt. Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, USA, as Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service; and his promotion to the grade of General.

Lt. Gen. Nakasone is a longtime member of the cryptologic community. Previously, he was the Commander of U.S. Army Cyber Command, and held military intelligence positions in Afghanistan, Iraq and the Republic of Korea. He also served as Commander of the Cyber National Mission Force at U.S. Cyber Command, Commander of the Meade Operations Center for the National Security Agency and as Executive Officer to the Director of NSA.