ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lt Col Scott E. Solomon is assigned to the Air War College, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL. Colonel Solomon is a career cyberspace operations officer. Born and raised in Southern California, he enlisted in the Air Force in 1988 as a precision measurement equipment laboratory specialist. In 1993, he completed Officer Training School and became a communications and information systems engineering officer. His assignments include various cyberspace, space and airborne operational assignments, and various staff and engineering support positions in six major commands including the Air Staff. In 2006, he served as the joint forces air component commander's command and control planner directly supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He has commanded a squadron and served as a deputy group commander. In his prior assignment, Colonel Solomon was the executive officer to the vice commander, Air Education and Training Command.