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December 2016

NSGA Bremerhaven disestablished and closed December 31, 1972

On June 29, 1951, the Naval Security Group began its first operations in Germany, with the arrival of five Communications Technicians at the Herzog, Germany base.
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Remembering LTJG Robert J. Sykora, KIA, April 15, 1969

On Monday, April 15, 1969, a Navy EC-121M reconnaissance aircraft (PR-21/BuNo 135749) of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron One (VQ-1) with a crew of 31, including nine Naval Security Group (NAVSECGRU) and Marine linguists was shot down by two North Korea MIGs fighter aircraft over the Sea of Japan.  LTJG Sykora was a crew member in this aircraft.
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GRIZZLY STEPPE

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DHS and the FBI have released a Joint Analysis Report (JAR) on focused on the Russian civilian and military intelligence Services (RIS) cyber activities related to the U.S. elections.

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CAPT Biard – AF is Midway! – Part 4 of 4

It was on 5 May that Yamamoto, having run out of other lands to conquer, finally received the official go-ahead for the occupation of Midway.
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CAPT Biard – Doolittle Raid and the Battle of Coral Sea – Part 3 of 4

Let me now discuss the Japanese Navy’s important strategic code system, the JN-25.
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Merry Christmas!

u-s-_navy_culinary_specialist_3rd_class_haidavid_tran_decorates_a_christmas_tree_on_the_mess_decks_aboard_the_guided_missile_cruiser_uss_monterey_cg_61_dec-_15_2013_in_the_mediterranean_sea_131215For those at sea, deployed, or on watch, thank you for your service!

For those fortunate to be home, enjoy this time with family and friends!

Merry Christmas!

v/r

The Team at Station Hypo

CAPT Biard – Dungeon Super Stars – Part 2 of 4

Joe Rochefort was intuitive, quick, sharp thinking, blessed with a fantastic memory of almost total recall, and was an inspiring leader for his miracle-producing associates.
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CAPT Biard – Joining the Dungeon – Part 1 of 4

Speech on Hypo by CAPT Biard
July, 12 2002

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Remembering CAPT Forrest R. Biard

CAPT Forrest R. Biard was the last surviving pre-war trained Japanese cryptolinguist member of the U.S. Naval codebreaking organization during World War II.  CAPT Biard served in all three Navy codebreaking units during the war.

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