CDR Greg Cardwell, USN
Executive Officer, Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group
Deputy Commander, Task Force
Commander Greg Cardwell is a native of Hollister, Missouri. Originally commissioned as a Surface Warfare Officer, CDR Cardwell served onboard the USS Rentz (FFG-46), where he served as the Gunnery Officer and Main Propulsion Officer.
Upon his redesignation to Cryptology, CDR Cardwell has served as a program technical director for NSA/CSS, as the Cryptologic Resource Coordinator (CRC) for Amphibious Squadron ONE, Cyber Effects Department Head at Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group (NCWDG), Tactical Information Operations (N39) Officer at Naval Special Warfare Group TEN, and as the Information Operations Officer (N39) at U.S. Pacific Fleet.
He has deployed in the southern Pacific against the war on drugs, Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, to the Persian Gulf, and Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. Cardwell received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1999 from the College of the Ozarks in Pt. Lookout, Missouri. He is also a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School where in 2011 he received a M.S. Degree in Computer Science.
His decorations include several personal awards and various campaign, unit and service awards.