U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, Deputy Commander of Air Force Space Command, speaks at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 6, 2018. Skinner discussed the command’s efforts to improve processes, develop personnel, and push technology forward in the cyber security field. The symposium is a national forum for industry and government to collaborate to help meet challenges of cyber security, cyber readiness, and national defense. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Grim)

DISA’s new director cleared by Senate

DISA's new director cleared his final hurdle to take one of the top IT roles in the military.
Robert Skinner
Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner addresses attendees of the Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference August 26, 2019. (US Air Force / Cassandra Cornwell)

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner nominated to head DISA

If confirmed by the Senate, Skinner would also earn a rank promotion to lieutenant general.