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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


July 2016

NSG WAVES During WWII 2 of 3

WAVES at Imperial Beach

In 1943, thirty WAVES from Naval Communications Annex (OP-20-G), on Nebraska Avenue in Washington D.C. were sent to the field station at Imperial Beach, California (designated Station “I”) to augment the communications center.

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Who Were The WAVES?

Manpower shortages, which resulted from fighting the World War II on two fronts, forced U.S. Navy officials to enlist women in the war.  This resulted in amending the Naval Reserve Act of 1938 and on July 30, 1942 the Women’s Auxiliary Reserve, later known as the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) was created. Continue reading “NSG WAVES DURING WWII 1 of 3”

The Power of Artificial Intelligence

What role should Artificial Intelligence play in cyberspace operations?

Check out this piece from Quartz.

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73 Years Ago Women’s Army Corps (WAC) Arrived at Arlington Hall

16 July 1943, the first Women’s Army Corps (WAC) personnel arrived at Arlington Hall Station to serve as cryptanalysts, traffic analysts, and clerk-typists. Continue reading “73 Years Ago Women’s Army Corps (WAC) Arrived at Arlington Hall”

FCC/C10F Change of Command

“Above all, I challenge each of you to visibly seized ownership of our mission and Lead Across the Spectrum, as essential members of the Information Warfare community and our naval profession of arms.” — Jan E. Tighe, VADM, USN

Thank you and congratulations, VADM Tighe!

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A Community’s Course

The Cryptologic Warfare Officer Basic Course (CWOBC) formerly known as the Information Warfare Basic Course (IWBC) is an entry level course for all officers, regardless of commission source, who are coming into the Cryptologic Warfare Officer (CWO) community.  Six weeks in length with an annual throughput of 154, the course focuses on Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), Electronic Warfare (EW) and Cyber Operations as well as security fundamentals and community history.
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