Carlos Gómez López de Medina
Major General. Commander of ESP Joint Cyber Command (MCCD)
Maj. Gen. Carlos Gómez López de Medina is commander of the Joint Cyber Command from inception (July 13) to date.
Spanish Air Force Academy Graduate, class of '81.
As a Lieutenant, he served at the Royal Guards Regiment, in his Majesties' residence.
As a telecommunications specialist, he has served in technical posts both in the Spanish Air Force and in NATO.
He served as Commander of the Air Force's Signals Group prior to being appointed as aide-de-camp to His Majesty King Juan Carlos I.
For the better part of his career as an Officer he was involved in the planning, implementation, operation and maintenance of the different Command and Control systems of the Spanish Air Force.
As a full colonel he was assigned to the Air Force Staff and Later as the Chief of the Control and Reporting Center (CRC) at Torrejón AFB.
He was promoted to Brigadier General in July 2011 and posted to the Logistics Support Command (Weapon System Directorate).
He was promoted to Major General in July 2014.
He is graduated from the Air Force C2 Technical School, the Air Force War College and the High Studies National Defence Centre (CESEDEN).
He is in possession of several national and international civilian and military awards and decorations.