TSgt Joshua Copeland

TSgt Joshua Copeland

Dates of Service: Sep 1998 - Oct 2018
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  • AB Sep 98
  • Amn Mar 99
  • A1C Jan 00
  • SrA Sep 01
  • SSgt Jun 03
  • TSgt Jun 08
  • MSgt Dec 13
  • TSgt Oct 15

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Senior Cyber Security Engineer at General Dynamics Information Technology supporting multiple Federal and State agencies as the SME for McAfee ePO and Tenable Security Center/Nessus.

Military Experiences

May 2017 - Oct 2018
2 CS
NCOIC, Wing Cybersecurity Office
Subject Matter Expert (SME) for cyber security and compliance in support HQ AFGSC, HQ 8AF, 2d Bomb Wing and associated tenant units. Leads 12 personnel focused on comprehensive information protection.
 Collaborates to ensure policy compliance to DoD policy, Air Force guidance, and industry best practice standards utilizing defense industry standard processes as well as civilian mechanisms. Maintained the accreditation of two separate networks totally 16K users. Directly responsible for the administration and management of Risk Management Framework (RMF), computer security (COMPUSEC), TEMPEST (formerly known as emission security EMSEC), and DoD 8570 compliance programs . Additionally, serves as the cyber security representative for the installation Threat Working Group (TWG).
Jun 2016 - May 2017
2 CS
NCOIC, Mission Assurance Cell
SME for cyber security and compliance in support of DoD/CIO's Cyb DC3I pgm and CCRI. Additionally, serves as the cyber security SME for the installation Threat Working Group
Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
2 CS
IT Project Manager
Currently leading the base Command Cyber Readiness Inspection Program.
Feb 2015 - Apr 2015
2 CS
Section Chief, Client Service Center
Oversees the communication call center, IT maintenance support center, and IT hardware management functions. Supervises 40 military personnel responsible for 9,000 end users and $300M in IT assets. Serves as Unit SME on Physical, Personal, and Nuclear Security issues.


(10 months)
Jun 2003 - Nov 2003
NCOIC Customer Service Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, deployed ISO of OEF/OIF
May 2001 - Aug 2001
Saudi Arabia
Customer Service Apprentice, Expeditionary Supply Squadron, deployed ISO of OSW.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

Cyber Operations Fundamentals Course

Jul 2013

Joint Senior Enlisted Professional Military Education

Jun 2010 - Jul 2010

Noncommissioned Officer Academy

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Sep 2017 - Oct 2017

Information System Security Manager Course

May 2017

Certified Information Systems Security Professional Course

Sep 2016

Certified Ethical Hacker Course

Jun 2016

DISA Security Readiness Review (SRR) Traditional Security


Apr 2019

Lean Six Sigma White Belt in Information Technology

Apr 2019

CyberArk Trustee

Apr 2019

Civilian Response (Active Shooter) Train The Trainer

Apr 2019

Certified Information System Security Manager

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Personal Information

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