BG Jeth Rey
Director of the Network Cross- Functional Team
Army Futures Command
Brigadier General Jeth B. Rey serves as the Director of the Network Cross-Functional Team within Army Futures Command focusing on integrating and modernizing the Army’s network. BG Rey is responsible for the continuous improvement of network, command, control, communications and intelligence to enable mission command across the tactical network. This will enable the speed, range and convergence required to achieve decision dominance and overmatch against near-peer adversaries.
BG Rey previously served as the Director of Command and Control, Communications and Computer Systems, J6, United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, where he was responsible for the implementation and management of USCENTCOM’s global communications, cybersecurity, and computer networks. BG Rey is a native of St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands; he enlisted in the Army in September 1983. After completing Basic Training at Fort Dix, NJ, and Advance Individual Training at Ft Gordon, GA, he was assigned to Korea as a combat signaleer. As he progressed through the enlisted ranks over the next 9 years, he served in various positions of leadership in several Special Operations Units at Fort Bragg, NC, and the Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, GA.
In 1994 BG Rey graduated from the Army’s Warrant Officer Candidate School (WOCS), at Fort Rucker, Alabama, where he graduated as the Honor Graduate and Leadership Award winner.
In 1996 BG Rey received his commission from the Army’s Officer Candidate School (OCS) and graduated as the Distinguished Honor Graduate. He was commissioned into the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He is a graduate of the Signal Officer Basic Course (1997), the Signal Captains Career Course (2000), and the Naval War College Command and General Staff Course (2007). He has received three Master’s Degrees including Telecommunications Management, National Security Studies from the Naval War College (2007) and Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College (2015).
His previous assignments include ARCYBER G3 (2018-2019); Executive Officer to the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 (2017-2018); Commander 516th Signal Brigade, Ft Shafter, HI (2015-2017); Commander of the 112th Signal Battalion (Special Operations) (Airborne), 528th Sustainment Brigade (Special Operations) (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC (2012-2014); Commander of the Special Missions Command, White House Communications Agency Camp David Presidential Retreat (2010-2012); Commander Signal Squadron, United States Army Special Operations Command Fort Bragg, NC (2007 2010); Signal Squadron Operations Officer, United States Army Special Operations Command Fort Bragg, NC (2005-2006); Alpha Company Commander, 112th Signal Battalion Special Operations (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC (2004-2005); Signal Squadron Executive Officer, United States Army Special Operations Command Fort Bragg, NC (2002-2004); Tactical Communications Troop Commander, United States Army Special Operations Command Fort Bragg, NC (2000-2002); Communications Officer for the Combatant Commander at the United States Southern Command, Quarry Heights, Panama/Miami, FL (1997-2000); and Signal Officer 3rd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment (Airborne), Fort Benning, GA (1996).
His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal – 1OLC, Legion of Merit – 2OLC, Bronze Star - 1OLC, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal – 3OLCs, Combat Action Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, and the Ranger Tab. Other awards include the Presidential Service Badge, Army Staff Badge, and the Signal Corps Regimental Bronze Order of Mercury.