By Gary Martin
WASHINGTON - Lackland AFB in San Antonio is being selected by Air Force
officials as the headquarters for a new cyber command, an official close
to the selection process said late Thursday.
The Air Force is expected to make the selection official today, but
lawmakers representing states and cities with potential sites were being
notified in advance of the announcement.
Lackland was selected by the Air Force as the best of several other
candidates for the headquarters, which would mean an influx of
infrastructure, security and 400 staffers.
The headquarters will include the commander's staff and an operations
The operations primarily will focus on defending Air Force computers
against cyber attack and preventing computer disruptions.
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