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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


May 2017

Path to Midway: The Dungeon (Part 1 of 5)

“You don’t have to be crazy to work here, but it helps.”
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Memorial Day Remembrance

Throughout the year, we here at Station HYPO, pay tribute to and celebrate the lives and service of individual Navy and Marine Corps cryptologists.  Today, on Memorial Day, we mourn.  But…we also remember, honor and give thanks to those who gave their last full measure of life.
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“What Hath God Wrought?”

173 Years Ago Today the First Telegraph Message was Sent.

Pictured above is the Vail Lever Correspondent Replica of 1844 version
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Remembering CAPT Thomas H. Dyer

As the lead cryptanalyst at Station HYPO in Hawaii from 1936 to 1945, Thomas H. “Tommy” Dyer led the team that was responsible for most of the breakthroughs in reading Japanese naval communications during the war in the Pacific.
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Cyber Podcasts


How can you keep up with the latest cyber security news and events?

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NSGA Subic Bay closed on May 18, 1992

On May 18, 1992, NSGA Subic Bay, Zambales, Luzon, Republic of the Philippines closed.
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30 Years Ago Today USS STARK (FFG 31) was attacked, killing 37 Sailors

On May 17, 1987, the USS Stark was struck by two Exocet anti-ship missiles fired from an Iraqi Mirage aircraft during the Iran-Iraq War, killing 37 Sailors and wounding 21.
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Remembering CTT1(SW) Steven Daugherty, KIA Iraq

Since the beginnings of the Republic those who serve in America’s armed forces have taken personal pride in being part of a specific branch of our nation’s military.
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Remembering AT1 Bernie Joel Colgin, KIA, April 15, 1969, EC-121 Shoot down

AT1 Bernie J. Colgin was born on May 15, 1933 in Stillwater Oklahoma.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. G.L. “Buck” Golgin.  There is cenotaph recognizing AT1 Colgin in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, CA in section MA Site 115.

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