The mission of the Joint Staff J6 is to assist the CJCS in providing best military advice while advancing cyber defense, joint/coalition interoperability and C2 capabilities required by the Joint Force to preserve the Nation's security.
The J-6 represents the Joint Warfighter in support of the command, control, communications, and computers/cyber (C4) requirements validation and capability development processes while ensuring joint interoperability. To further this effort, the J-6 promulgates guidance and provides functional expertise to the Chairman in order to shape the joint information environment. Additionally, as the Joint Staff Chief Information Officer (CIO), the J-6 provides business class Information Technology (IT) services and support to the Chairman and the entire Joint Staff.
Lt. Gen. Bradford J. Shwedo, Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computers/Cyber and Chief Information Officer (CIO), J6 | Biography