In the heraldic tradition, every shoulder sleeve insignia symbolizes the organization's missions. The green pentagon border represents ARFORCYBER's role as a land-based organization, while the inner white border signifies the containment of the thr... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL

The Department of the Army announced today that Maj. Gen. Rhett A. Hernandez assumed command of U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) during a ceremony held at Fort Belvoir, Va.

Army Cyber Command is the Army's service component to U.S. Cyber Command, a sub-unified command under U.S. Strategic Command. Army Cyber Command's mission is to plan, coordinate, integrate, synchronize, direct, and conduct network operations and defense of all Army networks. When directed, ARCYBER will conduct cyberspace operations in support of full spectrum operations to ensure U.S. and allied freedom of action in cyberspace, and to deny the same to adversaries.

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