Last Updated: 19 Nov, 2023 | Views: 202
Other Profession(s): Military Personnel
Famous For: 3rd Commander of United States Cyber Command
Higher Education: United States Army War College (MA)
About Paul Nakasone - Biography
General Paul M. Nakasone is a four-star general in the United States Army who currently serves as the commander of United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), the director of the National Security Agency (NSA), and the chief of the Central Security Service (CSS). He is the first ever to hold all three positions simultaneously.
Paul Nakasone Early Life and Education
1963: Nakasone was born in White Bear Lake, Minnesota
1986: Nakasone graduated from St. John's University with a commission as a military intelligence officer
1986: Nakasone was commissioned as a military intelligence officer in the United States Army
Paul Nakasone Military Career:
In 2012, he served on the Joint Chiefs of Staff as deputy director for trans-regional policy and achieved becoming a brigadier general.
Nakasone took command of US Second Army and US Army Cyber Command during October 2016.
Nakasone served as an intelligence, J2 director.
Nakasone held battalion, division, and corps level senior intelligence positions.
Nakasone served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Korea where he gained experience in varied military environments.
Paul Nakasone Awards:
Overseas Service Bar (x4): Nakasone has four overseas service bars.
National Security Agency Badge: Nakasone’s badge represents his position and experience at the head of the National Security Agency.
United States Cyber Command Badge: Nakasone has a leader’s badge in the field of cybersecurity.
Paul Nakasone Personal Life:
Nakasone is the son of Edwin M. Nakasone, a second-generation Japanese American and retired United States Army colonel, and Mary Anne Nakasone (née Costello).
Paternal Roots: Misato village in the Nakagami District, Okinawa was where Nakasone’s paternal grandparents came from.