daphotoLTC Hamilton was commissioned in the Signal Corps in 1998, and later single-tracked into the Information Systems Management career field. In 2015 he branch transferred to Army Cyber Branch. His assignments include:

  • Node Center Platoon Leader, 123d Signal Battalion, Fort Stewart, GA
  • Assistant Division Automation Officer, 3d Infantry Division G6, Fort Stewart, GA
  • Assistant S3 for Training and Automation, 57th Signal Battalion, Fort Hood, TX
  • Company Commander, Alpha Company, 57th Signal Battalion, Fort Hood, TX
  • Automation Officer, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) G6, Fort Hood, TX
  • Assistant Professor, United States Military Academy Department of EE&CS, West Point, NY
  • Joint Cyber Operations Planner, US Cyber Command, Fort Meade, MD

He is a graduate of the Joint Combined Warfighting School, Command and General Staff School, Signal Captain’s Career Course, Combined Arms and Service Staff School, Signal Officer Basic Course, and Airborne School. LTC Hamilton’s deployments include Bosnia-Herzegovina 2000-2001 with the 3d Infantry Division, Iraq 2004-2005 with the 3d Signal Brigade, 57th Signal Battalion, and New Orleans and Southwest Louisiana in support of humanitarian relief efforts after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita with the 13th Sustainment Command(Expeditionary) G6. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy (1998), and a Master of Science in Software Engineering from Auburn University (2008). His research interests include Computer and Network

Security, Software Defined Radios, Web Applications using the MVC Framework, and Visualization of Big Data.


West Point Balloon Satellite. Stephen Hamilton. CQ-VHF Fall 2011, p. 28.

Increasing Organization Efficiency through Software Architecture: A case study of the JTF-GNO., Stephen Hamilton, Eric Imsand, John A. Hamilton Jr. MILCOM 2010

The IDOLL Project (Information Dissemination over Low-bandwidth Links), Stephen Hamilton, Thomas Dean, CQ VHF Magazine Summer 2010 p. 42

Secure Jam Resistant Key Transfer: Using the DoD CAC Card to Secure a Radio Link by Employing the BBC Jam Resistant Algorithm, Stephen Hamilton, John A. Hamilton Jr. MILCOM 2008

Validating a network simulation testbed for army UAVs Stephen Hamilton, Timothy Schmoyer and John Hamilton Jr. Winter Simulation Conference, 2007.

A Global Look at Authentication Stephen Hamilton, Martin Carlisle and John Hamilton Jr. Information Assurance and Security Workshop, 2007.

Integrating Heterogeneous Systems for Real-time Distributed Command and Control Curt A. Carver, Stephen Hamilton, John M.D. Hill. International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2003), Orlando, Florida, January 19-23, 2003.

Poor man’ss digitization of the battlefield – Army Tactical Command and Control Systems Stephen Hamilton. Army Communicator, Summer 2003.

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