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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


May 2018

Remembering Captain Howard Ehret, 2014 Inductee to the NSA Cryptologic Hall of Honor

After graduating from U.C. Berkeley in 1962, Captain Howard C. Ehret spent three decades in the military, crisscrossing the globe on ships and submarines before arriving in Sonoma California NSGA as the last commander of the former Navy base at Skaggs Island.

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The Black Chamber

May 19, 1919, Department of State approved the creation of Cipher Bureau “Black Chamber,” a precursor to the modern-day National Security Agency and the United States’ first peacetime federal intelligence agency. Continue reading “The Black Chamber”

Remembering CTSN Carl Christian Nygren, KIA USS LIBERTY

CTSN Carl Christian Nygren was born on May 17 1945 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania to Mr. and Mrs. Arvid C. Nygren.

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Remembering the USS STARK (FFG 31)

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 Steven P. Daugherty, USN, 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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Congratulations to CAPT Jeffrey S. Scheidt on His Selection to Rear Admiral (lower half)

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nominations:

Navy Capt. Jeffrey S. Scheidt for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half).  Scheidt is currently serving as executive assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, N2N6, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia

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