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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology

Remembering Captain Don C. East, USN, (Ret.) (Cryptologist)

A native of Clevelands Cross Roads, Alabama, Captain Don C. East enlisted in the United States Navy in 1957. Following boot camp, he attended Cryptographic Technician “R” and “T” Branch training at Imperial Beach and March AFB, California. He then served operational tours at Karamursel, Turkey and Bremerhaven, Germany.

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Remembering PFC Jay R. Stoner, USA, KIA, Korea (Cryptologist)

Jay Robert Stoner Private First Class, United States Army
March 6, 1932- July 11, 1953
Purple Heart (posthumous)
Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ Device (posthumous)
Korean Service Medal with 1 bronze service star United Nations Service Medal

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FY22 LDO/CWO Results

Congratulations to our community’s newest LDO/CWOs!

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The Importance of History to the Military Profession View (Part 5 of 5)

MARINE CORPS COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE
AND THE MARINE CORPS UNIVERSITY

Despite my protest – as far as a serving officer can protest orders – General Gray denied an extension of my tour in Okinawa, and in summer 1988, directed me to report as Director of the Marine Corps Command and Staff College at Quantico, Virginia.

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The Importance of History to the Military Profession (Part 4 of 5)

FORMALIZING MY STUDY EFFORTS

When I returned to the States, I assumed command of a Marine Barracks near Jacksonville, Florida. No Marine duty is undemanding when one is the commanding officer; yet, regular hours and no requirement to spend days away on field exercises provided more time for professional study than I had found in earlier assignments.

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The Importance of History to the Military Profession (Part 3 of 5)

FINDING A WIDER WORLD OF PROFESSIONAL STUDY

Eight years of varied postings after my second tour in Vietnam – instructor at the U.S. Army’s Institute for Military Assistance, staff officer at Headquarters Marine Corps, battalion and regimental operations officer, and battalion executive officer in the 8th Marines – allowed sufficient free time to continue reading military history.

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