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February 2016

Service over Self

How do you define selfless service?

In the summer of 1995, Air Force Captain Scott O’Grady was flying over Bosnia, enforcing the no-fly zone, when a surface-to-air missile slammed into his F-16.  He parachuted into enemy territory and for almost a week he evaded Serbian paramilitary forces. Continue reading “Service over Self”

NSGA Midway Decommissioned, February 15, 1971

NSGA Midway Island was commissioned on July 1, 1954 and was decommissioned and closed in February, 1971.  Midway Island was part of the Eastern Pacific (EASTPAC) HFDF net, from 1952 through 1971. The last Commanding Officer of NSGA Midway Island was LCDR Fred W. Evans.
Continue reading “NSGA Midway Decommissioned, February 15, 1971”

7th Fleet Sea Sailor of the Year – CTT1 Elizabeth Stanton

IW Designator Name Change Survey

Information Warfare Community,

As you know, VADM Branch recently announced the transformation of the Information Dominance Corps (IDC) to the Information Warfare (IW) Community.  The intent  of this change is to clearly identify our warfare area in the space, cyberspace and information domains equivalent to surface, air and undersea warfare.  This is consistent with CNO’s “Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority” and will shape the new IWC for years to come.  This change is subsequently driving an opportunity to change the name of our family of designators (181X, 681X, 781X). Continue reading “IW Designator Name Change Survey”

Information Warfare Defined

How do you define Information Warfare?

As revealed last night on IWC Self-synchronization Live:

Information Warfare: Actions and capabilities to defeat any enemy by using assured command and control, battlespace awareness, integrated fires, and freedom of maneuver in and through the information environment.”

Continue reading “Information Warfare Defined”

Monterey NSG Det Established February 10, 1976

On February 10, 1976, the Naval Security Group Detachment (NSG Det) Monterey was established on the Monterey Peninsula; 23 years later on September 30, 1999, the detachment was disestablished.  The base is also home to the Monterey Naval Postgraduate School, the Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, and the Naval Support Activity, Monterey Bay.   Continue reading “Monterey NSG Det Established February 10, 1976”

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