CPT Daniel Hawthorne commissioned in 2009 as a Military Intelligence officer. After initial training, he was assigned to Third Brigade, First Cavalry Division at Fort Hood. He served as an assistant intelligence officer at both the battalion and brigade levels and as the SIGINT platoon leader in the military intelligence company. He spent a year deployed in addition to completing his M.S. while at Fort Hood.After 3.5 years at Fort Hood, CPT Hawthorne departed for the career and signals intelligence courses at Fort Huachuca. During his career training, he was accepted to the Doctor of Computer Science program at Colorado Technical University. His follow on assignment was to the 743rd Military Intelligence Battalion at Buckley AFB where he supported agency information technology operations and commanded the Headquarters and Operations Company. He proceeded to the Cyber Operations Officer Course at Fort Gordon before reporting to West Point where he is currently a Computer Science Instructor.
CPT Hawthorne's research interests include the following areas:
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