Major General John B. Morrison, Jr. assumed duties as the Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon on August 26, 2016.
Major General Morrison received his commission through ROTC at James Madison University in Virginia where he graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, majoring in marketing. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Telecommunications Management from Webster University and a Master of Strategic Resourcing from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
Major General Morrison’s military education includes the Signal Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Tactical Signal Officer’s Staff Course, and the Advanced Airborne (Jumpmaster) School. In addition to ICAF, he is a graduate of both the Command and General Staff College and the Joint Forces Staff College.
Major General Morrison’s early career included an assignment in Germany and deployments to Saudi Arabia in support of the Persian Gulf War, to Florida in support of Hurricane Andrew relief efforts, to Bosnia-Herzegovina in support of peacekeeping operations, and to Iraq in support of Task Force Baghdad. In 2005, he served as the Signal Branch Chief, Human Resources Command, in Alexandria, Va., and later commanded the globally-deployed Joint Communications Support Element (Airborne) from 2007-2009. At the Pentagon, he was the Executive Officer, Army CIO/G-6 from 2009-2010, and LandWarNet/Mission Command Director in the Dept. of the Army G-3/5/7 from 2010 to 2012. He served as the Commanding General of the 7th Signal Command (Theater), Fort Gordon, from 2012-2014. From 2014-2016, he served as the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command at Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
Major General Morrison is married to the former Ann Graves, and they have four daughters – Christine, Kate, Colleen, and Kelly – a son-in-law, Andrew, and a granddaughter, Kaitlyn.