Tomorrow Commander William M Wilson, Jr will be relieved by Commander Phil Hickman as the Commanding Officer, Cryptologic Warfare Activity SIXTY SEVEN. Commander Wilson’s biography follows:
NSGA Keflavik was decommissioned and closed on June 30, 1994, 26 years ago today.
On June 28, 2007, the commissioning of the Coast Guard Cryptologic Group took place at NSA Fort Meade, MD.
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In earlier days of cryptology, handwriting was without question paramount to success – a person had to be able to read what was written, which meant the person on the other end also had to write legibly.
Rear Adm. (lower half) Michael J. Vernazza will be assigned as commander, Naval Information Warfighting Development Center, Norfolk, Virginia. Vernazza is currently serving as Deputy Commander, Tenth Fleet, Fort Meade, Maryland.
RDML Michael Vernazza’s biography follows:
In 1953, U.S. Naval Security Group Department, NCS San Francisco, Skaggs Island, CA was established as a Dept of NAVCOMMSTA San Francisco. NAVRADSTA San Francisco was disestablished, and was absorbed by the NSG Dept at Skaggs Island.
Early on June, 17, 2017, the United States Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) collided with MV ACX Crystal, a Philippine-flagged container ship, about 80 nautical miles (92 miles) southwest of Tokyo, Japan; 10 nautical miles (12 miles) southeast of the city of Shimoda on the Japanese mainland (Honshu).