LTC Gary "Mongo" Lyke, USA

LTC Gary "Mongo" Lyke, USA

Operations Branch Chief, Joint Electromagnetic Preparedness for Advanced Combat (JEPAC), Nellis AFB

LTC Gary M. Lyke, USA, currently serves as the Operations Branch Chief at the Joint Electromagnetic Preparedness for Advanced Combat (JEPAC) at Nellis AFB, NV. Prior to his joint assignment, he served as the Military Deputy and Chief of Operations, TCM-EW, Cyber Center of Excellence; the Chief of Cyberspace Electromagnetic Activities for the US Army Pacific (USARPAC); and as the Division Electronic Warfare Officer for the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks and 1st Armored Division in Iraq.

He was commissioned as a Field Artillery officer in the United States Army upon graduation from the University of South Alabama in 1997. He holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri – Science and Technology.

Lieutenant Colonel Lyke became an AOC member shortly after joining the Electronic Warfare Community in 2009. Since joining, he has served as an appointed director on the board, assisted in establishing two chapters and a scholarship program, assisted in the coordination of the annual AOC STEM exhibit and participated in various AOC committees. As a former president of the Diamond Head Roost, he assisted in the development and sponsoring of four AOC PACOM conferences. Gary currently serves on the AOC Board of Governors.

Speaking: October 30 - Readiness in the EMS