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Brig. Gen. Matthew J. Lennox

Deputy Commanding General, Joint Force Headquarters - Cyber

U.S. Army Cyber Command

Brig. Gen. Matthew J. Lennox has served as Deputy Commanding General, Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber (Army) (JFHQ-C), U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER), since July 2024.

As Deputy Commanding General of JFHQ-C, he leads a team that supports U.S. Central Command, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. Northern Command.

Lennox was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer in 1997. His first operational assignment was at Fort Hood (redesignated Fort Cavazos in May 2023), where he served as a Battery Fire Direction Officer, Firing Battery Platoon Leader, Troop Fire Support Officer, and Combat Observation and Lasing Team Platoon Leader.

Lennox joined the 1st Infantry Division in Germany as a Task Force Fire Support Officer (Kosovo) and an Assistant Operations Officer before taking command of Delta and Alpha Batteries, 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery, and deployed to Iraq with Alpha Battery. He then attended graduate school an served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy.

In 2011, Lennox moved to Fort Meade, Md., to serve in the U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM)/National Security Agency (NSA) Commander’s Action Group and later as Aide to the Commander USCYBERCOM/ Director, NSA. In 2014, he became a Team Lead for a National Mission Team in the Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF). While a team lead, he transitioned to the Army’s Cyber Branch.

In 2016, Lennox moved to Fort Gordon, Ga. (redesignated as Fort Eisenhower in October 2023) and spent one year as Deputy J3 (Operations) at JFHQ-C. He then commanded the 782nd Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion (Cyber) at Fort Gordon. Following battalion command, Lennox attended the Army War College and then commanded the 780th MI Brigade (Cyber) from July 2020 to June 2022. Lennox served in the Cyber National Mission Force, USCYBERCOM, as Deputy Commander for Operations from July 2022 to July 2024.

Lennox’s civilian education includes a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University. He also holds master’s degrees in Information Security Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and in Strategic Studies from the Army War College.

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