Lieutenant General Stephen G. Fogarty assumed command of U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER) on May 11, 2018.
A native of Savannah, Georgia, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in Military Intelligence (MI) in May 1983 after earning his bachelor’s degree in History at North Georgia College.
Fogarty’s command tours include the Long Range Surveillance Detachment, 125th MI Battalion, 25th Infantry Division (Light); the 732nd MI Battalion; the 116th MI Brigade and National Security Agency-Georgia; the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command; and the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon.
His joint and combined assignments include Chief, Integrated Survey Program, United States Special Operations Command; Director, Joint Intelligence Operations Center—Afghanistan; Director of Intelligence, J-2, United States Central Command; Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, CJ-2, NATO International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan; and Chief of Staff, U.S. Cyber Command, the position he held prior to commanding ARCYBER. During his joint and combined assignments he deployed to Afghanistan three times in support of OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.
His other Army assignments include S2 (intelligence officer), 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment; S-3 (operations officer), 311th MI Battalion, Chief of Plans and Exercises, Chief of Analysis and Control Element, and G2 (intelligence officer), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); S2, 2nd Battalion, 2nd 75th Ranger Regiment, including OPERATION JUST CAUSE; S2, 2nd Brigade and G2 (operations officer), 25th Infantry Division (Light); and S2, 75th Ranger Regiment.
Fogarty also holds master’s degrees in Administration from Central Michigan University and in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. His military education includes Airborne School, the Military Intelligence Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Ranger School, Jumpmaster Course, Combined Arms & Services Staff School, Long Range Surveillance Leaders Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.
His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal (one bronze oak leaf cluster); Defense Superior Service Medal (two bronze oak leaf clusters); Legion of Merit; Bronze Star Medal (one bronze oak leaf cluster); Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (four bronze oak leaf clusters); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (one bronze oak leaf cluster); Army Achievement Medal (three bronze oak leaf clusters); Master Parachutist Badge (with bronze star); Air Assault Badge; and the Ranger Tab.