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San Antonio to get Air Force cyber command




San Antonio to get Air Force cyber command
San Antonio to get Air Force cyber command



http://www.mysanantonio.com/military/45051917.html 

By Gary Martin
Express-News
05/15/2009 

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 
center.

The operations primarily will focus on defending Air Force computers 
against cyber attack and preventing computer disruptions.

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