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Commander, CNMF

Maj. Gen. William J. Hartman, USA

Major General William J. Hartman assumed his present duties as Commander, Cyber National Mission Force on August 2019.


He previously served as the Deputy Commanding General, Joint Force Headquarters Cyber.


A native of Mobile, Alabama, MG 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.


MG 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. 


​MG 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.


MG 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.


MG 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. MG Hartman was designated as a Distinguished Member of the 75th Ranger Regiment in 2007.


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


(Current as of June 2021)