Major General Peter A. Gallagher serves as the Director of the Network Cross-Functional Team within Army Futures Command. He is responsible for the focused integration and disciplined innovation to modernize the Army’s network. MG Gallagher spent the majority of his career providing communications support to Conventional and Special Operations Forces throughout the world. MG Gallagher previously served as the Director of Networks, Services and Strategy in the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6. His recent staff assignments included Deputy Director of the Joint Staff Pakistan-Afghanistan Coordination Cell, International Security and Assistance Force-Afghanistan CJ-6, Executive Officer to the CIO/G-6, and Director, J-6 in United States Central Command (US CENTCOM). His command assignments include Commander of the Joint Communications Unit, Battalion Commander for the 112th Signal Battalion, Squadron Commander of a Special Mission Unit, and Brigade Commander for Defense Information Systems Agency Central Field Command. He also served as Deputy Commanding General and later Commanding General Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM). A native of Pittsburg, Kansas, MG Gallagher joined the Army in 1986 and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, as well as a Master’s degree in National Security Strategy from the National War College.
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