The Army is in the midst of the largest and most comprehensive review of its IT enterprise within the last 30 years. We've invested intellectual energy outlining the characteristics, requirements, and attributes of what we believe to be our future state networks.
Committed to delivering the network our Army needs now and for the future, Army CIO/G-6 is missioned to ensure warfighters are able to access the network anywhere and at any time - from the tactical edge to the enterprise.
We are taking tangible actions to make the Army's vision a reality. We are delivering the network in an era of great power competition.

Our Leadership

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Lieutenant General Bruce T. Crawford

Army Chief Information Officer/G-6

Lieutenant General Bruce T. Crawford became the Army Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6 on 1 August 2017.
As the CIO, LTG Crawford is the principal advisor to the Secretary of the Army, setting strategic direction and objectives for the Army network, and supervising all Army C4 (command, control, communications, and computers) and Information Technology (IT) functions. As the G-6, he advises the Chief of Staff of the Army on the network, communications, signal operations, cybersecurity, force structure, and equipping... more
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Mr. Gregory L. Garcia

Deputy Chief Information Officer/G-6

Mr. Gregory L. Garcia was selected for the Senior Executive Service in March 2005. He assumed the Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6 position in October 2018.
As the Deputy CIO/G-6, Mr. Garcia oversees a $10 billion investment portfolio for implementation of an enterprise network infrastructure and strategy that deliver a responsive, effective, secure, collaborative and trusted environment of communication, information and technological superiority for the Army and its mission partners... more
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Brigadier General Lawrence F. Thoms

Military Deputy to the Chief Information Officer/G-6

Brigadier General Lawrence Thoms assumed responsibilities as the Military Deputy to the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6 at the Headquarters, Department of the Army (HQDA) in August 2019.
As the Military Deputy to the CIO/G-6, he assists the CIO/G-6 in the development of strategy, policy, and guidance for the Army's ongoing effort to modernize and secure the network, including overseeing the Theater Engagement Plan, network security improvement, the Army's interaction with the Joint Service Provider at the Pentagon, and the CIO/G-6's COOP capability... more
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Chief Warrant Officer 5 William L. Robinson II

Chief Technology Officer/Senior Technical Advisor

Chief Warrant Officer Five (CW5) William Robinson serves as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Technical Advisor at the Headquarters, Department of the Army, Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6.
As the CTO and Senior Technical Advisor, CW5 Robinson reports directly to the Army CIO/G-6. He assists in establishing and directing strategy, policy, guidance, planning, and functional proponency for Army worldwide current and future Command, Control, Communications, and Computers and Information Technology support during peacetime, crisis, contingencies and war... more
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Sergeant Major Jack Nichols

Army Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6

Sergeant Major Jack Nichols became the Sergeant Major for the Headquarters, Department of the Army, Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6 in May 2019. He serves as the CIO/G-6’s personal advisor on all enlisted matters affecting IT support to operations and Soldier training, and quality of life.
Originally from Panama City, The Republic of Panama, SGM Nichols entered the Army in October 1989 and attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He then attended Advanced Individual Training as a 31C Single Channel Radio Operator at Fort Gordon, Georgia. After a short break in service from 1993 to 1994, SGM Nichols reclassified to become an 11B Infantryman and... more