Navy Biography

Rear Admiral Thomas H. "Hank" Bond, Jr.

Director of Cyberspace Operations (J6/J3D)
North American Aerospace Defense Command / US Northern Command

Rear Admiral Thomas H.  "Hank" Bond, Jr.


Rear Adm. Bond is the Director of Cyberspace Operations (J6/J3D) at NORAD/USNORTHCOM. Prior to this assignment, he was Director of Communications and Information Systems (J6), United States Forces-Iraq.

Operational and sea-duty assignments include submarines USS Augusta (SSN 710) and USS Alexander Hamilton (SSBN 617), commanding officer of Naval Computer & Telecommunications Station Guam, and staff of Commander, Cruiser/Destroyer Group 12 in the USS Enterprise Carrier Strike Group. He also served on the combined staff of Commander, Naval Forces Europe/Africa and Commander, 6th Fleet in Naples, Italy.

Shore duty tours include Naval Submarine School, U.S. Naval Academy, Joint Interoperability Test Command in Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Navy Personnel Command, Naval Network Warfare Command (NNWC), the Navy Staff in Washington, D.C., and duty as a Chief of Naval Operations fellow on CNO Strategic Studies Group XXIX in Newport, R.I.

Bond, a Navy Information Professional officer and member of the Navy's Information Dominance Corps, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1983 and has graduate degrees from the George Washington University and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.


Updated: 1 October 2013