Corpening, COL Keithon - USA

Faculty Seminar Leader


Colonel Keithon R. “Keith” Corpening is a NWC military faculty member who joined the faculty in July 2018 from the Operations Directorate of United States Central Command, where he served as the Director of the Joint Cyberspace Center.  He began his career as an enlisted soldier eventually receiving his commission as an Infantry Officer in 1993.  COL Corpening was assessed as an Information Systems Management Officer (FA53) in 2002 and subsequently served in a variety of assignments in cyber operations to include United States Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), 1st Information Operations Command (LAND), Army Cyber Command, and the Joint Task Force-Global Network Operations (USSTRATCOM).  COL Corpening’s civilian education includes a BS in Computer Science (Alabama A&M University – 1993), a MS in Computer Science (Naval PostGraduate School – 2002), and a MS in Cyber Security (University of Maryland University College – 2013).