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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


October 2015

The Future of… Design + Maritime Security Part 3

Because? Charcuterie, that’s why.

Parts 1 and 2 of the Future of Design + Maritime Security series focused on introducing the concept of Design Thinking applied to National Security issues to the readers of this blog. For Part 3 I’d like to turn it over to someone else to describe how to implement Design Thinking in government. In Station Hypo fashion, I invite you to put on your Joe Rochefort smoking jacket, pull up an appropriate beverage, enjoy some charcuterie, and allow Josh Marcuse to tell you how he implemented Design Thinking at OSD Policy and how you might do the same in your own organization.

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Remembering the Beirut Barracks Bombing

On October 23, 1983, the Marine Corps Barracks in Beirut were attacked when two truck bombs struck separate buildings that housed United States and French military forces in Lebanon, killing 241 American servicemen (220 Marines, 18 Sailors and three Soldiers).  Another 128 Americans were wounded in the blast.  Thirteen later died of their injuries, and they are numbered among the total who died.  A total of 59 French military members were also killed in the attack.

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The Future of… Design + Maritime Security Part 2

Design + Maritime Security

Anne Gibbon, Design Principal at Matri Design

Monday, October 26, 2015 at 9:00 AM – Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

For those of you who might be in the area and would like to participate in a Design Thinking workshop with Anne Gibbon, Zvika Kreiger, and Dr. Richard Lum on Martime Security in the Pacific, details below: Continue reading “The Future of… Design + Maritime Security Part 2”

The Future of… Design + Maritime Security Part 1

Anne Gibbon speaks at Stanford

What happens when a Naval Officer gets out of the Navy, goes to Stanford’s, and then decides to take her knowledge of both to make a difference in public policy? Let’s ask Anne Gibbon. Continue reading “The Future of… Design + Maritime Security Part 1”

SECNAV Innovation Awards Due OCT 31

Submissions are due 31 October

When you have completed your CAPTAIN JOSEPH ROCHEFORT INFORMATION WARFARE OFFICER DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD submissions, highlight a Cryppie who innovates.

Link HERE.

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