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Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of Navy Cryptology


October 2020

Remembering the Beirut Barracks Bombing

On October 23, 1983, the Beirut Barracks were attacked when two truck bombs struck separate buildings that housed United States and French military forces in Lebanon, killing 241 American servicemen (220 Marines, 18 Sailors and three Soldiers).  Another 128 Americans were wounded in the blast.

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Lieutenant Commander Results (Reserve)

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

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NSG Det Alice Springs Established, October 1998

The U.S. Naval Security Group Detachment, Alice Spring was established in October, 1998.

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Chief Cryptologic Technicians Results (Reserve)

Congratulations to the following Cryptologic Technicians who have been selected for advancement to chief petty officer by the FY-21 Navy Reserve E7 Selection Board.

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Remembering Walter Deeley, Father of KLEIGLIGHT Reporting!

The 1960s and 1970s were periods of significant change at the National Security Agency.

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Just a Clerk in the Navy (part 3 of 3) (Guest Post)

The internet has also proved helpful in piecing together Dad’s various transit trips across the Pacific. His first troopship experience occurred on the maiden voyage of the GENERAL HARRY TAYLOR (AP-15) for transportation to Milne Bay, New Guinea, loaded with replacement troops.

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