Mr. Mark A. Mollenkopf (Photo by Joy Brathwaite)
Mr. Mark A. “AL” Mollenkopf was appointed to the Defense Intelligence Senior Level on Oct. 3, 2019 and serves as Science Advisor to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Command. In that role he advises the commander on all aspects of intelligence, cyber and related technologies, working with intelligence, cyber and science and technology organizations to generate and ensure the integrity of capabilities, concepts, policies, operational programs, studies and training that support and enable Army maneuver in the information environment.
Prior to assuming the Science Advisor position, Mr. Mollenkopf retired from the U.S. Army after serving 31 years.
His assignments in uniform included service as Electronic Warfare/Signals Intelligence Analyst, 15th Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th MI Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas; Collection Manager, Joint Intelligence Center Pacific, Hawaii; Senior Cryptanalyst, Medina Regional Security Operations Center, San Antonio, Texas; Systems Officer, 501st MI Brigade, Camp Humphreys, Republic of Korea; Division Signals Intelligence and Systems Officer, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood , Texas; Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Signals Intelligence Branch Chief, 115th MI Group, Kunia Regional Security Operations Center (KRSOC), Hawaii; Counter Terrorism Operations Officer, 115th MI Group, (KRSOC), Hawaii; OIC, Cryptologic Support Team, Task Force Freedom, Forward Operating Base Courage, Iraq; Signals Intelligence Chief, Joint Intelligence Combat Training Center, Fort Huachuca, Ariz.; Brigade Senior Technical Advisor, 780th MI Brigade, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Meade, Md.; Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO), Army Cyber Center of Excellence, Fort Gordon, Ga.; CCWO, U.S. Army Cyber Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.; and CCWO, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Md.
Mr. Mollenkopf has earned a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Excelsior University in Albany, N.Y. His training includes the Joint Network Attack Course; the Electronic Warfare Signals Intelligence Analyst Course; the Electronic Warfare Analyst Course; the Army War College Senior Leader Seminar; the Cryptanalytic Exploitation Course; and the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Senior Course. His certifications include Certified Information Systems Security Professional; EC Council Certified Security Analyst, Licensed Penetration Tester; Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator; Certified Wireless Network Administrator; and Certified Ethical Hacker. His professional memberships include the Military Intelligence Corps Association and the American Radio Relay League.
His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal; the Legion of Merit (two oak leaf clusters); the Bronze Star Medal; the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (one oak leaf cluster); the Meritorious Service Medal (one oak leaf cluster); the Joint Commendation Medal (two oak leaf clusters); the Army Commendation Medal (two oak leaf clusters); the Joint Achievement Medal (one oak leaf cluster); the Army Achievement Medal (three oak leaf clusters); the Combat Action Badge; the NSA Training Directorate Innovator of the Year Award 2007; the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association's Silver Medal of Saint Isidore; and the Military Intelligence Corps Association's Knowlton Award.
Last Updated: October 3, 2019