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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


October 2020

Remembering Sean Connery, aka Marko Ramius

Although not a U.S. Naval cryptologist, many cryptologists who served during the Cold War can relate to Sean Connery’s character Marko Ramius in the movie “The Hunt for Red October.”

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Remembering EW1 Kevin S. Rux, KIA USS Cole

EW1 Kevin Shawn Rux was killed on October 12, 2000 when terrorist attack the USS Cole (DDG 67) while the ship was being refueled in Yemen’s Aden harbor. Including EW1 Rux, there were a total of 17 American sailors killed and 39 injured in the deadliest attack against a United States naval vessel since the USS Stark (FFG 31) in 1987.

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Lieutenant Commander Results- Cryptologic Warfare

Congratulations to the following Special Duty Officers (Cryptologic Warfare) who have been selected for promotion to Lieutenant Commander

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Honoring FORCM Lee Vorhies, USN


Master Chief Vorhies’ biography follows:

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A Good Navy!

October 27 1859, was chosen as the date to recognize the importance of the Navy because it is also the birthday of Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt had served as Assistant Secretary of the Navy and was an outspoken champion of naval power throughout his life.

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Remembering LT Jack L. Pedersen, USN

The Consolidated Navy Electronic Warfare School training building, located in building 516 onboard Corry Station was named Pedersen Hall to LT Jack L. Pedersen, USN.  LT Pedersen’s biography follows:

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