Army Cyber Command, or ARCYBER, hosted its first visit from a member of Congress March 10, when Lt. Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, commanding general, ARCYBER, and his staff met with Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, at Fort Belvoir, Va.

During the meeting, Nakasone briefed Moran on the Army's efforts to deliver effects in cyberspace, defend Army networks maintain overall Army readiness.

"It was a pleasure meeting with Lt. Gen. Nakasone and the cyber soldiers he leads, that protect our nation from adversaries seeking to disrupt our way of life with asymmetric warfare," said Moran. "Their critical operations and missions in cyberspace are serving soldiers overseas, as well as Army systems and programs. I appreciate all the hard work of the young, motivated soldiers I met on Friday and found the visit extremely valuable."

"We were honored to host Sen. Moran and his team at Army Cyber Command Headquarters on Friday where he met the young men and women that work around the clock to defend our country and our Army against adversaries in cyberspace," said Nakasone. "Our mission is complex, but our priorities here at Army Cyber are clear: operate and aggressively defend Army networks, deliver cyberspace effects against our adversaries, and develop the tools our Army will need to maintain readiness for the future fight.

"We were grateful for the opportunity to demonstrate these priorities to such an esteemed visitor, and send thanks to Sen. Moran his colleagues in Congress for their support to the state-of-the-art Army Cyber Command Operations Center complex currently under construction at Fort Gordon, Ga., a regional hub of innovation and the eventual center of gravity for the U.S. Army in Cyberspace."