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Gen. Timothy D. Haugh, USAF

Commander, U.S. Cyber Command
Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service

CURRENT POSITION: General Timothy D. Haugh is Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

PRIOR POSITIONS: Gen. Haugh received his commission in 1991 as a distinguished graduate of the ROTC program at Lehigh University. Gen Haugh has commanded at the squadron, group, wing, numbered air force, and joint levels. He’s served on staffs at major command, agency and combatant command headquarters.


  • June 2001–June 2004, Information Operations Project Officer, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, Virginia
  • June 2007–June 2009, Commander, 315th Network Warfare Squadron, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland
  • June 2010–June 2011, Chief, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division, 609th Air Operations Center, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, U.S. Central Command
  • June 2017–June 2018, Director of Intelligence, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland
  • June 2018–August 2019, Commander, Cyber National Mission Force, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland
  • August 2022–February 2024, Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Gen. Haugh’s personal awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four oak leaf clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Air and Space Commendation Medal, and the Air and Space Achievement Medal.

EDUCATION: Gen Haugh holds Master of Science degrees from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, the Naval Postgraduate School, and Southern Methodist University. Gen Haugh earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian Studies from Lehigh University.  


  • Second Lieutenant: 9 December 1991
  • First Lieutenant: 9 December 1993
  • Captain: 9 December 1995
  • Major: 1 September 2002
  • Lieutenant Colonel: 1 March 2006
  • Colonel: 1 August 2011
  • Brigadier General: 2 November 2016
  • Major General: 30 August 2019
  • Lieutenant General: 11 October 2019
  • General: 2 February 2024