Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina

Congressman Wilson Statement on Elevation of United States Cyber Command

Aug 20, 2017
Press Release

Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) made the following statement after President Donald Trump directed that United States Cyber Command be elevated to the status of a Unified Combatant Command focused on cyberspace operations:

“The elevation of the United States Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command focused on cyberspace operation is a significant advancement towards improving our defense and strength as a nation in combatting cyberspace threats.

“This move supports previous language in the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act and represents a critical step towards establishing an efficient cyber defense system that allows for the United States to better coordinate with it’s allies and combat cyberspace threats on a global level.”