Lieutenant Colonel Terry Joiner
Commander, 30th Signal Battalion-Hawaii
LTC Joiner is a native of Montgomery AL. He enlisted in the Army Reserves in 1995 and served 8 years as a Computer Logistics Specialist. Commissioned in 2003 from the Morgan State University ROTC department as Signal Officer, LTC Joiner’s initial assignments were in the Field Artillery branch as a detailed officer.
His assignments include Platoon and Executive officer in the 1-39 MLRS Battalion in Fort Stewart; Company Commander of the 11th Signal Brigade Headquarters Company and the Richmond Recruiting Company; I Corps G6 Current Operations (CUOPS) Planner; Training With Industry with Lockheed Martin Cybersecurity Incident Response Team (CSIRT); Battle Captain for the DISA/JFHQ-DODIN Operations Floor; Future Operations Chief for JFHQ-DODIN; Executive Officer for the Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion; and the Deputy Strategic Initiative Group (SIG) Director for the Army Chief Information Officer.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Webster University and a Masters of Electrical Engineering Certificate in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland College Park.
LTC Joiner’s awards include the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal and the Joint Service Commendation Medal, as well as other military decorations.
He has attended the Field Artillery Officer Basic course, the Signal Company Command Course, the resident Command and General Staff Course and the Battalion Pre-Command Course.
LTC Joiner has earned the Certified Ethical Hacker Certification, the Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator Certification, Security +, the Lockheed Martin Cyber Immersion Certification and an Executive Education Certificate in Cybersecurity from Harvard.
He is married to his wife, Autumn, and they have 3 sons.
LTC Joiner enjoys reading, songwriting and community service.