Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee Joins DISA as Individual Mobilization Augmentee

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, formerly deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Army, has been appointed individual mobilization augmentee to the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, Fedscoop reported Monday.

Yee managed the Army’s security and modernization initiatives under his previous role and served as the director of operations and architecture and led cybersecurity and information assurance at the service branch’s headquarters. He also led the 335th Signal Command in Kuwait and was deployed in Operations Enduring Freedom, Inherent Resolve and Iraqi Freedom.

“I believe we need technical, analytical, and IT leadership to optimize the modernization effort within federal IT,” said Yee. “I add the IT leadership piece because it’s more than just technical skills that we need to move forward.” He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Santa Clara University and secured two master’s degrees at Golden Gate University and Army War College.

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