Brig. Gen. William Hartman, deputy commanding general at Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber, has been appointed commander at the Cyber National Mission Force. Hartman entered the U.S. Army in 1989 and served as a military intelligence officer, an infantry and and a cyberspace officer at the service branch, the Department of Defense said Thursday.
He served as an infantry platoon leader at the 82nd Airborne Division and held various roles at the Southern European Task Force. In addition, Hartman led the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade in support of Army Cyber Command efforts. He was also deployed in Operations Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Freedom Sentinel and Desert Storm.
Hartman obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of South Alabama and secured his master’s degrees in military art and science from Air University and Army Command and General Staff College respectively.