Establishment of U.S. Army Cyber Command
Effective 1 October 2010, United States Army Cyber Command is established as an operational-level Army force, reporting directly to Headquarters, Department of the Army. Army Cyber Command will perpetuate the lineage and honors of the Second Army as specified by the United States Army Center of Military History.
Army Cyber Command is the lead for Army missions, actions and functions related to cyberspace, including the responsibility for planning, coordinating, integrating, synchronizing, directing and conducting Army network operations and the defense of all Army networks. When directed, Army Cyber Command conducts full spectrum cyberspace operations to ensure freedom of action in cyberspace, and to deny the same to our adversaries. Army Cyber Command serves as the single Army point of contact for reporting and assessing Army cyberspace incidents, events and operations and for synchronizing and integrating Army responses thereto... Read more about the establishment of U.S. Army Cyber Command
The Relationship of U. S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army
The Relationship between U.S. Army Cyber Command and Second Army began in 2010. From its establishment in October 2010 to March 2014, Army Cyber Command perpetuated the lineage and honors of the inactive Second Army, which traced its history to World War I. In March 2014, the Army activated a new unit designated Second Army that resulted in the Second Army’s lineage and honors being withdrawn from Army Cyber Command and assigned to the newly activated unit. Although Army Cyber Command no longer retained the lineage and honors, the Commander of Army Cyber Command also was designated as the Commander of Second Army, a Direct Reporting Unit of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA), to optimize the Army’s force structure in support of Army Cyber Command’s mission... Read more about the relationship with Second Army
Additonal information regarding the U.S. Cyber Command History may be found on the following pages.