Army Reserve cyber protection team reaches mission capability milestone
U.S. Army Col. Robert S. Powell, Jr.(Left), commander Army Reserve Cyber Operations Group (ARCOG), 335th Signal Command (Theater), and Maj. Adrian Edwards, leading officer for the ARCOG’s North East Cyber Protection Center – Cyber Protection Team 180, gather for a group photo after a ceremony to recognize the Soldier’s assigned to the CPT for achieving the required mission milestone of Initial Operating Capability (IOC) status for the ARCOG. To celebrate this achievement ARCOG leaders presented the CPT a symbolic representation of the cyber Hammer of Thor – a symbol used by the Military Cyber Professionals Association to recognize high achievements in the cyber career field. The IOC ceremony held for CPT 180 is the start of a tradition to recognize achievement of this milestone status ARCOG CPTs. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Sgt. Erick Yates)