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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology

The Spy Ship Left Out in the Cold

A half-century after one of history’s most controversial attacks on a U.S. Navy ship, the wounds from the Liberty incident remain unhealed.

By James M. Scott

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Honoring CDR Lionel H. Olmer, USN, (Ret.)

CDR Lionel Herbert Olmer
American Naval Officer and Cryptologist
Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade

CDR Olmer biography follows:

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Remembering Johnny Carson, Communications Officer, USN

Johnny Carson
October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005

Johnny Carson enlisted in the U.S. Navy on June 8, 1943 as an apprentice seaman and was enrolled in the V-5 program, which trained Navy and Marine pilots.

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Remembering CAPT Laurance Frye Safford, 12th Commander to lead Naval Cryptology

Captain Laurence F. Safford
American Naval officer and Cryptanalyst
October 22, 1893 – May 15, 1973

Interview with Captain Laurance F. Safford:

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CDR David Lewis, Senior Cryptologists on USS Liberty Dies

COLEBROOK – David Edwin “Eddie” Lewis, 90, of Colebrook, passed away at his home on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, after a long period of declining health.

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NIOC Yokosuka Disestablished, October 12, 2021

Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Yokosuka Legacy

By CTN2(IW) William H. Alex, NIOC Yokosuka PAO

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