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Army updates cyber training after some graduates weren’t ready for their jobs

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Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published September 9, 2022

Some soldiers tapped for the Army’s toughest cyber jobs haven’t been ready when they graduated from the service’s training program, so its leaders have been adding classes and updating the curriculum to keep up with evolving technologies and global threats.

“The vast majority of our students are ready day one that they hit the ground to their assigned units,” said Maj. Gen. Paul Stanton, the commanding general at the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

But others haven’t been, Stanton said, including soldiers sent to Cyber Mission Force, National Mission Teams, National Support Teams, Combat Mission Teams, Combat Support Teams, and Cyber Protection Teams.

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