CPT Roy Ragsdale received his commission from the United States Military Academy as a Military Intelligence Officer in 2009. He first served as an Assistant Intelligence Officer for 3d Squadron, 2d Stryker Cavalry Regiment in Vilseck Germany. With the 2d SCR he deployed to Kandahar Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where his Squadron fought under 2nd BDE, 101st Airborne Division. CPT Ragsdale then joined the newly established 782d Military Intelligence Battalion as an Assistant Operations Officer. In June 2013, Capt. Ragsdale assumed Command of the newly activated Alpha Company, 782d Military Intelligence Battalion. Currently CPT Ragsdale serves as a Research Scientist at the Army Cyber Institute and instructs within the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the United States Military Academy. His research interests include Network Security, Digital Forensics, and Computer Security Competitions.