Headquarters, Department of the Army G-3/5/7 Strategic Operations Directorate (DAMO-SO)

The Future Fight Is Now: DAMO-SO Leads Warfighting Transformation of Army 2030 to Dominate in All Domains

About DAMO-SO:

HQDA G-3/5/7 Strategic Operations is the Army Staff integrator for all things Information Advantage, including Joint All-Domain Command and Control. Led by Director MG Dusty Shultz, Deputy Director Adam Nucci, and Sergeant Major Russell Blackwell, DAMO-SO is organized into 6 divisions focused on Cyber, Space, Enterprise Systems, Resources, Information, Mission Command, and most recently, Data Operations. The future fight is now. Here in DAMO-SO, we’re committed to safeguarding the Army's information advantage in order to achieve and sustain decision dominance. As we build towards the Army of 2030, we’re proud to drive warfighting transformation across all domains.
  • MG Dustin A. Shultz Director, DAMO-SO MG Dustin A. Shultz
  • Mr. Adam J. Nucci Deputy Director, DAMO-SO Mr. Adam J. Nucci
  • Russell Blackwell Sergeant Major, DAMO-SO Russell Blackwell


  • Mission: The lead DCS G-3/5/7 integrator and ARSTAF proponent for cyberspace operations and electromagnetic warfare, setting conditions for Army 2030 as part of a Joint Force. POC: COL Stephen Roberts
  • Mission: DAMO-SOE modernizes business systems and synchronizes Architecture and Data ISO of the Army’s Deploy to Redeploy and Retrograde of Materiel (D2RR) activities through Business Processes Re-engineering to enable senior leader decision making and transition the United States Army from the Industrial Age to the Information/Cognitive era; ISO Information Advantage and Warfighting Transformation POC: Ms. Lori Mongold
  • Mission: DAMO-SOI serves as the primary advisor to the HQDA G-3/5/7 and is the Army Staff (ARSTAF) lead for implementation, resourcing, policy integration, and governance of Information Advantage (IA) including, Information Operations (IO), Publicly Available Information (PAI), Operations Security (OPSEC), Technical Effects, and Mis/Dis-Information (M/D). Provides support to HQDA G-3/5/7 COOP and crisis action events as required. POC: LTC Chris Denatale
  • Mission:  The MCSE prioritizes, synchronizes, and integrates Army-wide command and control strategies, plans, architectures, and capabilities. POC: COL Osvaldo Ortiz
  • Mission: SON ensures Army forces are resourced and trained to deploy and fight in a multi-domain information environment on a unified network. Serves as the DAMO-SO’s catalyst for synchronizing resourcing, managing, and operationalizing of Army training and readiness systems to leverage Army an DoD data. Manages the Network Portfolio for the Army ensuring strategic oversight of future year resources in Information Technology, Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Information Dominance. Assists all Divisions with programming, unfinanced requirements, and year of execution spend plans and funding while serving as the Director’s expert for all resourcing issues. POC: Ms. Mary Eisenhauer
  • Mission: Provide full spectrum operational planning and support to the Directorate and its leadership by coordinating, integrating and synchronizing all personnel, administrative, compliance and governance functions to enable leaders to focus on Warfighting Transformation missions in order to deliver an MDO-ready force. POC: Dr. Kendal Polk
  • Mission: DAMO-SOS is responsible for coordinating Department of the Army activities that support and implement the Defense Space Strategy, National Strategy for Space, and Space Policy Directives 2-7. Develops, integrates, and articulates Space policies, strategies, plans, concepts and capability analysis. Leads Army participation in National Security Space Enterprise events and decision support processes. ​ POC: COL Pete Atkinson
  • POC: COL Maritza Lagares

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