Melvin Douglas Smith, the firstborn child of Carl and Agnes Smith, was raised in Alamance, North Carolina, a small village near Burlington. Doug, along with his three sisters and one brother, always loved the beauty of water, and he grew up swimming and fishing. After leaving E. M. Holt High School at eighteen, he followed that love of water to the Navy, which he joined in April 1956.
Congratulations and “Well Done” to all of the Cryptologic Technicians selected to the Command Senior Chief and Command Master Chief program and to the Sailors selected for commissioning as Information Warfare Officers under the Limited Duty Officer/Chief Warrant Officer program this past week! Your selection was, undoubtedly, hard earned and very well deserved! Continue reading “The Future of Navy and Community Leadership”
|CRM Walter McGregor, USN
Congratulations CTTCS(SW/AW) Sheenah M. Jedrykowski and GySgt Charles Gutensohn, your 2016 OTRG Award winners! Continue reading “2016 ON-THE-ROOF GANG (OTRG) Winners”
This week CIMSEC is hosting articles exploring the US Navy’s Distributed Lethality concept. The US Navy is investigating distributed lethality as a potentially game changing approach for the conduct of naval warfare. Content includes an article from two Station HYPO team members outlining the role Naval Cryptology should play in this tactical doctrine.
The article is available here: Enabling Distributed Lethality: The Role of Naval Cryptology.
*Guest post by Commander James W. Adkisson III.
Although it may have been mandated to help our community achieve greater relevance in line with the CNO’s new priorities, the opportunity to name one’s self and have that name widely accepted is a rare opportunity indeed. Change is good.