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October 2016

Honoring FORCM E Lee Vorhies, 2ND CNSG Force Master Chief

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                         FORCM E. Lee Vorhies                           United States Navy, Retired

 

Lee Vorhies was born at Upton, Wyoming, on 29 October 1935 and graduated from Greybull High School, Greybull, Wyoming in 1954. He attended Regis College, Denver Colorado on a basketball scholarship. Continue reading “Honoring FORCM E Lee Vorhies, 2ND CNSG Force Master Chief”

Winning the Cyber Gage: Intelligence Dominance in the Digital Information Age (Guest Post)

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By T.C. Moe
In the age of sail, warships sought tactical advantage in engagements by maneuvering to windward of enemy ships. This “weather gage” allowed ships freedom of movement while the enemy’s relative movement was limited.
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History of CT Rating and Officer Designators -update

11-04-00-history-of-ct-rating-and-officer-designatorsToday’s Cryptologic Technician can trace their roots back to those enterprising Radiomen who taught themselves the Japanese Katakana code in the early to mid-1920s and established the first intercept station at Shanghai, China.
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Remembering CAPT Laurance Frye Safford, USN.

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                                             Captain Laurance F. Safford                                                 October 22, 1893 -May 18, 1973

Father of U.S. Navy Cryptology

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20 Years Ago on October 1 1996, NSGA Whidbey Island was Established

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The U.S. Naval Security Group Activity Whidbey Island was established on October 1, 1996. On September 30, 2005, NSGA Whidbey Island was administratively closed and was re-established on October 1, 2005 as the Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor, WA. Continue reading “20 Years Ago on October 1 1996, NSGA Whidbey Island was Established”

Remembering CDR William F. Gresham, the 3rd Commander to leader the Navy Cryptologic Community

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  CDR William Fuller Gresham, USN       1883* – 1935

William F. Gresham, a native of Jonesboro, Tennessee, was born about 1883 and was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland.
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241 Years

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Tough, bold, and ready!  Happy 241st birthday, United States Navy!

Remembering CT2 Robert Burton Eisenberg, KIA USS Liberty

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CT2 Robert Burton Eisenberg        October 12, 1944 – June 8, 1967

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The Evolution of Navy Cryptologic Officer Training – Part 3 of 3

From IDC to IWC

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Between 2007 and 2008, the Entry Level Information Warfare Officer Course (ELIWOC) name changed to the Information Warfare Basic Course (IWBC).  Along with the name change, the course received a major curriculum revision delivered exclusively by contractors.   Continue reading “The Evolution of Navy Cryptologic Officer Training – Part 3 of 3”

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