Brig. Gen. Paul G. Craft has served as Deputy Commanding General, Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber (Army), U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER), since May 2022.
As Deputy Commanding General of JFHQ-C (Army), he leads a team of more than 150 Soldiers, civilians and contractors that provide cyberspace support to U.S. Central Command, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Northern Command.
A native of Piqua, Ohio, Craft graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in 1993 and commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Signal Corps.
During his career Craft has served in key leadership and staff positions from platoon leader to company commander, battalion commander and brigade commander. He has served on multiple tours in armistice operations in the Republic of Korea; peacekeeping operations in Haiti with the 10th Mountain Division; multiple combat operations in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division and the British Army; and humanitarian operations supporting the Department of Homeland Security for the resettlement of Afghan refugees. At the operational and strategic level, he has served at the 3rd Military Intelligence Battalion (U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command); the U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence (U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command), the U.S. Army Human Resources Command; the Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM), the Department of the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6; the Defense Information Systems Agency; and Joint Force Headquarters–Department of Defense Information Network/U.S. Cyber Command. Prior to his assignment to JFHQ-C, he served as the Army Chief of Cyber and Commandant of the U.S. Army Cyber and Electromagnetic Warfare School at Fort Gordon, Ga (redesignated Fort Eisenhower in October 2023).
Craft has earned a bachelor's degree in American Political Science from the U.S. Military Academy, and master's degrees in Information Management and Business Administration from Arizona State University (dual degree program) as part of the Army’s Advanced Civil Schooling program, and in National Security and Resource Strategy with a concentration in Cyber from the Eisenhower School, National Defense University.
His awards and decorations are commensurate with his time in service.