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Why USS SCORPION (SSN-589) Was Lost on 22 May 1968

50 Years today the USS SCORPION was lost with 99 crewmen dying in the incident. The following is analysis of what caused the loss of the USS SCORPION by Mr. Bruce Rule. Mr.
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Remembering Captain Howard Ehret, 2014 Inductee to the NSA Cryptologic Hall of Honor

After graduating from U.C. Berkeley in 1962, Captain Howard C. Ehret spent three decades in the military, crisscrossing the globe on ships and submarines before arriving in Sonoma California NSGA as the last commander of the former Navy base at Skaggs Island.

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The Black Chamber

May 19, 1919, Department of State approved the creation of Cipher Bureau “Black Chamber,” a precursor to the modern-day National Security Agency and the United States’ first peacetime federal intelligence agency. Continue reading “The Black Chamber”

Remembering CTSN Carl Christian Nygren, KIA USS LIBERTY

CTSN Carl Christian Nygren was born on May 17 1945 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania to Mr. and Mrs. Arvid C. Nygren.

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Remembering the USS STARK (FFG 31)

On May 17, 1987, the USS Stark was struck by two Exocet anti-ship missiles fired from an Iraqi Mirage aircraft during the Iran-Iraq War, killing 37 Sailors and wounding 21

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Remembering CTT1 Steven P. Daugherty, USN, KIA Iraq

Since the beginnings of the Republic those who serve in America’s armed forces have taken personal pride in being part of a specific branch of our nation’s military.
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