RADM Lunday commands USCG Cyber Command and serves as the Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology (C4IT). As Commander of Coast Guard Cyber Command, he is responsible for delivering effects in and through cyberspace to operate and defend Coast Guard networks, enable Coast Guard operations and protect the maritime transportation system. As Asst. Commandant for C4IT, he is responsible for the management and oversight of all Coast Guard C4IT operational, business, and infrastructure assets.
From June 2014 to Jul 2016 RADM Lunday served as the Director of Exercises and Training (J7), U.S. Cyber Command where he was responsible for joint training of the Cyber Mission Force and delivery of a trained and ready cyberspace forces for the Department of Defense.
He served as the Executive Assistant to the 24th Commandant from 2011 to 2014. Prior to that, he served as Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center Atlantic. RADM Lunday has also served in legal, intelligence and operational assignments, including command afloat and ashore.
RADM Lunday is a Distinguished Graduate of the Naval War College and National War College with a Master of Science in National Security Strategy. He holds a Juris Doctor from George Washington University and Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
He is Judge Advocate and licensed to practice law in Virginia and before the U.S. Supreme Court. Individual military awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (2), Meritorious Service Medal (3), Coast Guard Commendation Medal (4) with Operational Distinguishing Device and Coast Guard Achievement Medal (2) with Operational Distinguishing Device. He is the recipient of the 2004 U.S. Intelligence Community National Intelligence Certificate of Distinction. He is also the recipient of the 2005 American Bar Association SCAFL Outstanding Military Service Career Judge Advocate Award.