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Deputy Commander, USCYBERCOM

LTG William J. Hartman, USA

Lieutenant General William J. Hartman assumed his present duties as Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland on January 16, 2024. USCYBERCOM directs, synchronizes and coordinates cyberspace planning and operations to defend and advance national interests in collaboration with domestic and international partners.

He previously served as the Commander, Cyber National Mission Force. A native of Mobile, Alabama, LTG Hartman is a Distinguished Military Graduate of the University of South Alabama, where he received his commission through the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps as an Infantry Officer.

LTG Hartman served in multiple positions as an Infantry, Military Intelligence, and Cyberspace Operations Officer, with assignments in the United States, Italy, Germany, the Republic of Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Turkey.

LTG Hartman has commanded a company, battalion, brigade, and Special Mission Unit, and served as the senior intelligence officer at the battalion and regimental level for the 75th Ranger Regiment, and multiple tours as a SOCOM Joint Task Force S2.                                                

LTG Hartman is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic Course, the Military Intelligence Officer Advanced Course, Air Command and Staff College, School of Advanced Military Science, Senior Service College Fellowship with the CIA, and the Joint and Combined Warfighting School. He holds degrees from the University of South Alabama, Air University, and U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

LTG Hartman’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf clusters, the Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf clusters, the Joint Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, and the Army Achievement Medal with oak leaf clusters. He is qualified to wear the Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist Badge, the Combat Infantry Badge, and the Combat Action Badge. LTG Hartman was designated as a Distinguished Member of the 75th Ranger Regiment in 2007.

LTG Hartman and his wife are the proud parents of two children.