New commander at Army 7th Signal Command (Theater)

BG John Morrison, Jr., assumed command of the Army’s 7th Signal Command (Theater) on Tuesday. He is the third commanding general of Fort Gordon, Georgia-based 7th SC(T) since it was re-activated in 2008. COL John Hildebrand will continue to serve as the deputy commanding general.

Morrison’s most recent assignments were as LandWarNet/mission command director in the Army’s G-3/5/7 offices from 2010 to 2012, and as executive officer for the Army CIO/G6 office from 2009-2010.

"In today's world, if you are not connected, you are not relevant or useful," said Morrison in his remarks at the command ceremony, relayed in at 7th SC(T) press release. "Not being connected at the crucial time can mean the difference between life and death on the battlefield, between mission failure and mission success."

Morrison challenged the command to anticipate change, and be comfortable with it while leading that change.

The 7th SC(T) 7th provides Army enterprise network capabilities in the Army North and Army South areas of operation, and currently operates 37 network enterprise centers. The command is one of five theater signal commands worldwide, and is a subordinate element of Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) and Army Cyber Command.

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