Presenter: Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence N. Yazzie
Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence N. Yazzie will be talking about Managing Cyber Incident Response Teams
Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence N. Yazzie is the Commander of the 168th Cyber Operations Squadron, 132nd Operations Group, 132nd Wing, Des Moines Air National Guard Base, Iowa.
Colonel Yazzie graduated from Window Rock High School, Fort Defiance, Arizona which is located on the Navajo reservation. He entered the United States Air Force Academy Class of 2000. As a recruited athlete, he played four years of Division I basketball and graduated from Cadet Squadron “Tiger” 10. After graduation, he spent nearly eight years on active duty stationed at the United States Air Force Academy and Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and deployed twice to Kyrgyzstan and Kuwait, supporting Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM. Colonel Yazzie joined the Iowa National Guard in the summer of 2008 and was selected for command of the 132nd Communications Flight. While serving as a drill status guardsmen in the Iowa Air National Guard, he worked for Proctor & Gamble Iowa City Plant as a Process Engineer and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage as an Information Technology Project Manager. In 2015, he took command of the 168th Cyber Operations Squadron.
Colonel Yazzie is an outstanding leader with 16 years of experience in information technology and manufacturing for the United State Air Force and two Fortune 500 companies.
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