LTC Stephen Hamilton was commissioned in the Signal Corps in 1998, and later single-tracked into the Information Systems Management career field. In 2015 he branch-transferred to the Cyber Warfare Branch. He is a graduate of the Joint Combined Warfighting School, Command and General Staff School, Signal Captain's Career Course, Combined Arms and Service Staff School, Signal Officer Basic Course, and Airborne School. LTC Hamilton's deployments include Bosnia Herzegovina 2000-2001 with the 3d Infantry Division, Iraq 2004-2005 with the 3d Signal Brigade, 57th Signal Battalion, and New Orleans and Southwest Louisiana in support of humanitarian relief efforts after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita with the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) G6. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy (1998), an MS in Software Engineering from Auburn University (2008), and a PhD in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University (2017).