There is too much turnover among non-commissioned officer/enlisted cyber operators to match the expanding need for a highly qualified and technically cognizant cyber force. Here's what the Army should do instead.
A slew of new National Guard personnel are cycling into a major cyber task force for U.S. Cyber Command. Details are scarce, but Task Force Echo, which falls beneath Army Cyber Command and supports Cyber Command’s mission more broadly, will likely work in network defense.
The move was made to ensure operational security was maintained during the emergency deployment, which saw 3,500 paratroopers from 1st Brigade Combat Team fly out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.