CW5 Kimberly Oliver is currently serving as the Signal Leadership Development College Technical Director at the Cyber Center of Excellence, Ft Gordon, GA. Her responsibilities include oversight of Signal training for Officers, Warrant Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers. and serves as an advisor to the Director and Course Managers. She also fosters relationships with industry and academia for integration of new technologies and instructional platforms in support of a continuum of life learning, enhancing the cyberspace operational support workforce.
CW5 Oliver's most recent past assignment offered her the opportunity to serve as a Cyber Warfare Instructor, Air Education and Training Command, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. She was responsible for development and instruction of cyberspace curriculum at the company and field grade levels and served as an Army Liaison for incoming Army students.
CW5 Oliver initially served in the US Navy Reserves from May 1990 - September 1992 as a Data Processor, assigned to the naval submarine support ships docked in Norfolk Virginia. In September 1992, she enlisted in the US Army as a 74D, Computer Programmer, and successfully completed her Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Ft Gordon, located in Augusta Georgia. Her first assignment was at the Directorate of Information Management (DOIM) in Leavenworth, Kansas. CW5 Oliver's leadership potential was showcased when she was the only female to earn Commandant's List during attendance at Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC), Ft Riley, KS. The combination of technical and leadership potential culminated with a follow-on assignment to Armed Forces South (AFSOUTH) in Naples Italy. Between 1995 -2004 she supported Signal and Intelligence units in Arizona, Virginia, and Korea, deployed to Kuwait and Afghanistan in support of CENTCOM missions and instructed various Signal Automation Support classes at Ft Gordon GA. In June 2004, CW5 Oliver transitioned from a SSG (E6) to the Warrant Officer Corps as an Automation Services Technician.
CW5 Oliver’s foundational assignments include the 10th Mountain Infantry Division G6, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Enterprise Network Security Manager and special DoD security missions. In 2011, CW4 Oliver completed training at Fort Gordon for the newly designated 255S (Information Protection Technician) MOS and immediately supported the Regional Cyber Center - Southwest Asia (RCC-SWA) as an enterprise network defense planner in the S3. Her team was responsible for the coordination, transport and installation of cyber defense tools for the US based vendor to supported sites in the CENTCOM AOR. CW5 Oliver served as the Senior Information Protection Technician/Senior Signal Warrant Officer for the 25th Infantry Division G6, supporting Indo-Pacific Theater missions and monitoring the careers of over 20 Signal Warrant Officers.
CW5 Oliver's education includes the Warrant Officer Candidate Course, Signal Corps Warrant Officer Basic Course, Information Protection Technician Course, Computer Network Operators Planners Course, Warrant Officer Staff Course (WOSC), Warrant Officer Senior Staff Education (WOSSE), Army and Air Force Academic Instructor Courses; as well as a Master of Science Degree from Virginia College where she made the Dean's List (4.0 GPA). She also made the Commandant's List for PLDC, WOSC and WOSSE and the Dean's List (4.0 GPA) Virginia College Online, Birmingham, AL
CW5 Oliver's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (three oak leaf clusters), Joint Service Commendation Medal (three oak leaf clusters), Army Commendation Medal (one silver oak leaf cluster), and the Army Achievement Medal (three oak leaf clusters).