MG Garrett Yee
Acting Deputy CIO/G-6 and Senior Information Security Officer
Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6, Department of the Army
Since June 2015, Major General Garrett Yee has served in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G6, Headquarters, Department of the Army in the Pentagon. He currently serves as the Acting Deputy CIO/G-6 and Senior Information Security Officer. Previously he served as the Director, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance and Director, Networks, Services, and Strategy. He is responsible for assisting in the development of strategy, policy, and guidance for the Army's ongoing effort to modernize and secure the network.
As the Acting Deputy CIO/G-6, MG Yee oversees a $10 billion investment portfolio for implementation of an enterprise network infrastructure and strategy that deliver a responsive, effective, and secure environment of communication, information, and technological superiority for the Army and its mission partners. He also manages Army information technology (IT) policy compliance and synchronizes delivery of operational command, control, communications, computers, and IT capabilities to support warfighters and business users.
MG Yee’s command and operational assignments include Commander, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional) in Kuwait, where he concurrently served as the G6 for U.S. Army Central Command and the Director of Cyber Information Systems for the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation INHERENT RESOLVE; Deputy Commanding General for Mobilization, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois; Deputy Commander, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in Afghanistan; Commander, 505th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade in Las Vegas, Nevada; Commander, 650th Regional Support Group in Las Vegas, Nevada; Theater Observation Detachment Officer with the Center for Army Lessons Learned in Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, where he authored a handbook on Provincial Reconstruction Teams; and Commander, 3/356th Logistics Support Battalion at Fort Bliss, Texas.
His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the Combined Arms and Services Staff School, the Command and General Staff College, the Army War College, and CAPSTONE.
MG Yee is a native of Fremont, California. He received his commission upon graduation from Santa Clara University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Combined Science. He later earned a Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University and Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the Army War College.
MG Yee’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the NATO Medal, the Parachutist Badge, and the German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency. He is also a recipient of the Signal Corps Bronze Order of Mercury.