Lieutenant Colonel Randall “Randy” Linnemann is currently the G6 for 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He serves as the principal advisor to the Commanding General for all matters regarding communications and information technology: he is responsible for all networks and information technology used by forces assigned to the Division.
Prior to serving as the G6, Randy served as the Director of the CJ6 for the NATO Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan/Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan (NSOCC-A/SOJTF-A), and was responsible for all special operations communications networks in Afghanistan. Randy has also previously served in Joint Special Operations Command’s Joint Communications Unit, and the Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment.
Lieutenant Colonel Linnemann is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio; having attended Archbishop Moeller High School. He received his commission from the University of Dayton Reserve Officer Training Corps, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He most recently graduated from the College of Naval Command and Staff, receiving a Masters of Arts in Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College, Rhode Island.