Colonel Andrew O. Hall was commissioned in 1991 from the United States Military Academy as an Infantry Officer. He has a BS in Computer Science, a MS in Applied Mathematics, and a Ph.D. in Management Science.
After attending the Infantry Officers Basic Course and Ranger school at Fort Benning, he served as a platoon leader, executive officer and support platoon leader in the 2d Battalion 9th Infantry, 7th Infantry Division at Fort Ord , California and Fort Lewis, Washington. He deployed to Eskon Air Base, Saudi Arabia as a part of Operation Southern Watch, Desert Storm Post Cease Fire Operations and Commanded a Mechanized Infantry Company, B/2-9 Infantry at Camp Casey Korea.
After command, Andy was selected to study at the Naval Postgraduate School and teach at the United States Military Academy at West Point.He taught in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at West Point where he was Career Field Designated as an Operations Research/Systems Analyst (ORSA). He has since served as a Manpower Analyst in Strength Forecasting Division of the Army G-1 (Personnel), and as an Assessment and Effects analyst for XVIII Airborne Corps/Multi National Corps-Iraq, and as a global force management analyst in Joint Operations Division on the Joint Staff.
He last served as the Chief of the Military Personnel Structure and Plans Division in the Army G-1 where he was instrumental in the establishment of the Cyber Branch and Cyber Scholars program.
He is currently assigned as the Director of the Army Cyber Institute at West Point. Andy is married to Colonel Mary Lou Hall who is currently assigned at the Defense Intelligence Agency.