Guest post by CDR Brian Schulz, Commanding Officer, Navy Information Operations Command Yokosuka, Japan.
Mary E. D’Imperio died on May 28, 2020 in Springfield VA.
ADR2 Louis Francis Balderman was born on May 29, 1943 to Mr. and Mrs. James Duffy Balderman of Philadelphia, PA. Louis had two brothers and two sisters.
Above featured photo: “Burial at sea for the officers and men of the USS Intrepid (CV 11) who lost their lives when the carrier was hit by Japanese bombs during operations in the Philippines.” The picture was taken by LT Barrett Gallagher, November 26, 1944
Listed below are those Information Warfare Community members who gave the ultimate sacrifice. This is not comprehensive list.
LCDR Stephen R. Harris, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Officer in Charge of the USS Pueblo’s communications intelligence passed away peacefully at the Edith Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Bedford on Monday, May 18, 2020, at age 82.
CAPT Thomas H Dyer, USN
American Naval officer and cryptanalyst
May 23 1902 – January 5 1985
Captain Thomas Dyer’s biography follows:
Captain John A. Watkins, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, Tenth Fleet, Fort Meade, Maryland. Watkins is currently serving as chief of staff, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/Tenth Fleet, Fort Meade, Maryland.
Captain Watkins’ biography follows:
On May 22, 1968, The USS Scorpion (SSN 589), a Skipjack-class nuclear powered submarine, was lost with 99 crewmen. Below is the Officers, Sailors and Civilian that lost their lives.